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Location: World Trade Center
Source: Gift of Police Department - City of New York


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Firefighter doll
Description: This doll caricature of a female firefighter was recovered from the rubble of the World Trade Center.

Context: A popular tourist destination and retail space, the World Trade Center had many stores. On the observation deck located on the 107th floor of the south tower were three souvenir shops, and in the underground arcade connecting the towers was a mall with over 70 shops. While the identity of the store that was selling this toy remains a mystery, the doll itself is a sad reminder of the many rescue workers who perished in the towers’ collapse.


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