Banners for rescue workers
These banners, made by school children in Kansas and Alaska, were sent to New York to express support for the World Trade Center rescue workers and were displayed at St. Paulís Chapel. Context:
Many Americans looked for ways to help after the September 11 attacks. While most people could not travel to New York or Washington to help, many sent cards and banners of encouragement. These two banners, from the students of Oak Park Elementary School in Overland Park, Kansas, and members of the Maniilaq Association of Kotzebue, Alaska, were hung in St. Paulís Chapel. The church, unscathed despite its location next to World Trade Center, was a refuge for recovery workers, a place for counseling, a massage, sleep, or just a break from the intensity of the disaster site.