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September 11, 2001: Poster Exhibit & Resources: About the Exhibit

Information and resources recognizing the 20th Anniversary of September 11, 2001.

About the Exhibit

Archer Library: Exhibition Dates

September 11, 2001: The Day That Changed the World, will be available August 30 - September 30, 2021 on the Main floor of Archer Library. In addition to the curated posters, attendees will be able to explore selected resources from the library collection.

Exhibition Curation

"This educational exhibition recounts the events of September 11, 2001, through the personal stories of those who witnessed and survived the attacks. Told across 14 posters, this exhibition includes archival photographs and images of artifacts from the Museum’s permanent collection" (9/11 Memorial & Museum, 2021).

Collection Purpose

"This 9/11 Memorial & Museum curated exhibition reflects the core pillars of commemoration, education, and inspiration as we prepare to observe the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks" (9/11 Memorial & Museum, 2021).

Education Resources

9/11 Primer

Lesson plans, primary resources, and other educational materials have been curated by the 9/11 Memorial and Museum staff for this exhibition. Module topics include:  Events of the Day, Antecedents of 9/11The History of the World Trade Center, Solidarity after 9/11, Memorializing 9/11, and Repercussions of 9/11.

Suggested viewing and grade levels are provided for each resource.  Discretion is advised; images, videos, and first-hand accounts may be difficult for viewers.


9/11 Memorial & Museum

Social Media Resources

The 9/11 Memorial and Museum will be commemorating the day on social media.  Follow them on Facebook: National September 11 Memorial and Museum; Instagram: 9/11 Memorial & Museum; and Twitter 9/11 Memorial and Museum.


The Day that Changed the World



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