SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

Remembrance
and
Reflection

World Trade Center

September 3-11, 2011
11am to 3pm

 
World Trade Center

Brooklyn Squad 1 pumper truck door

FDNY Rescue 1 truck door

This door is from a FDNY rescue pumper truck destroyed in the World Trade Center collapse. Squad 1 lost 12 members on Septmeber 11. full record...

Personal Beeper

Personal Beeper

Belonged to Goumatie Thackurdeen, who worked and perished in the South Tower. full record...

EMT Badge

EMT Badge

Worn by Michael Collarone as he worked at Ground Zero during and after September 11, 2001.

Cell phone used by Mayor Giuliani

Cell phone used by Mayor Giuliani

New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani used this cell phone on September 11, 2001. full record...

Briefcase

Briefcase

Left behind by Lisa Lefler in her World Trade Center office; it was found amid the debris and returned to her. full record...

Window washer’s squeegee handle

Window washer's squeegee handle

Used by window washer Jan Demczur to hack through drywall between elevator floors, freeing himself and five others from a North Tower elevator. full record...

Ironworker's tools

Ironworker's tools

Used by James Connor to remove debris between September 2001 and January 2002. Full record...

Firefighter doll

Firefighter doll

Recovered from the debris at the Staten Island recovery site, Fresh Kills.full record...

World Trade Center structural joint

World Trade Center structural joint

Connected the floor truss to the exterior wall of the World Trade Center. full record...

Missing person poster

Missing person poster

Jeffrey Wiener's family members distributed this poster in their search. full record...

Video camera

Video camera

Jules Naudet used this camera to film the only known footage of the first airplane hitting the north tower of the World Trade Center, and the activity of the firefighters' command center inside the lobby of the north tower.full record...

Aircraft Fragment

Aircraft fragment

Part of one of the hijacked airplanes that crashed into the World Trade Center. full record...

World Trade Center objects on display