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Commemorative t-shirt

Date: 
2001
Medium: 
cotton
Description: 
Adult extra-large T-shirt, with an image of the American flag behind the twin Towers. Text in green letters: "World Trade Center", "You can destroy it, But (sic) you can't destroy the freedom and spirit of people in America. We will stay together, get even stronger." In red and yellow letters: "May God Bless New York.", "May God Bless America."
Credit Line: 
Anonymous
Object Number: 
2002.23.4
Gallery Label: 
The shirt was bought from a homeless man near Canal St. in the early fall of 2001. The donor washed the shirt before giving it to the NYHS.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2001
eMuseum Object ID: 
51915
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Souvenir

Date: 
2001-2002
Medium: 
Paper, plastic, glass, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 10 in. ( 29.8 x 25.4 cm )
Description: 
Souvenir picture in dark red and gold ornamental frame of three firefighters raising the American flag at Ground Zero. This image is surrounded by various views of the Twin Towers. Text: "Our Flag is Still Here", " I (heart) New York, and United We Stand." Image can be backlit by inserting 2AA batteries into a battery holder. Housed in its orginial cardboard container.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
2002.5.8
Gallery Label: 
This picture was purchaced by the New-York Historical Society in an effort to document the commemorative World Trade Center souvenirs sold by street vendors and in gift shops after 9/11/01.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2002
eMuseum Object ID: 
51913
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Commemorative t-shirt

Date: 
2001
Medium: 
cotton
Description: 
Adult extra-large, T-shirt with an image of the American flag behind the Twin Towers. Text in green letters: "World Trade Center", "You can destroy it, But you can't destroy the freedom and spirit of people in America. We will stay together, get even stronger. ". In red and yellow letters: "May God Bless New York." , "May God Bless America."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Slobatsky
Object Number: 
2002.23.1
Gallery Label: 
The donor of this shirt was born on 9/11/29, and has spent most of her life in New York City. After 9/11/01, she visited various spaces around New York City such as Times Square, Union Square, and Ground Zero in an effort to take note of the historic nature of the terrorist attack. In addtion to purchacing this T-shirt from a street vendor, she also documented poems which were posted in some cases, anonymously, around the city in the wake of 9/11/01.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2001
eMuseum Object ID: 
51914
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Postcard

Date: 
2001-2002
Medium: 
Paper
Description: 
Souvenir postcard with WTC and Marriott Hotel with apple insert with airial view of the WTC and east River. Text: "New York Top of the World".
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
2002.5.29
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2002
eMuseum Object ID: 
51912
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Letter

Date: 
September 13, 2001
Medium: 
Paper, pen, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 12 in. ( 22.9 x 30.5 cm )
Description: 
Handwritten thank you letter on orange paper. Text written in pen: "Dear Fire Dept., Police Dept., Thanks for everything you all have been doing. For your tragedes [sic]. I like Missiour [sic] and I was in my 1st hour class when one of my teachers askedif we wanted to see history in the making and he turned on channel 2. I saw about 150 Fire Dept., Policer officers helping wonded [sic] people then about 100-200 volenteer people came and helped you all out. I really think you guys are blessed.( underlined) Thanks, Calil Bowen ps. address 300 Marble Street Apt. 8 Troy, MO, 63379 Phone:1573-528-2579 "
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nino Vendome
Object Number: 
2002.87.4
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2001
eMuseum Object ID: 
51878
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Desk clock

Date: 
ca. 2000
Description: 
Crushed and broken desk clock. Hands stopped at 9:04.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Federal Bureau of Investigation, Birmingham, Alabama
Object Number: 
2002.58.1
Gallery Label: 
A Birmingham, Alabama-based FBI Special Agent was inspired to donate this clock, which was found during the Fresh Kills recovery operation, after seeing the television documentary "Relics From the Rubble" on The History Channel. This program discussed the New York Historical Society's collecting efforts surrounding the 9/11/01 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2000
eMuseum Object ID: 
51859
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Letter

Date: 
September 14, 2001
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 6 in. ( 22.9 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Handwritten thank-you letter from Jancken Fermin, a schoolboy from M.S. 80 in the Bronx. Text written in pencil: " Dear Rescue Heroes, We think that what you are doing is really important. We think you are a hero. We know that you are working so hard to save many peoples lives I am very proud of you for doing this work. I hope that when I grow up I can be like you. SIncerely yours, Jancken Fermin M.S. 80, Bronx, New York ".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nino Vendome
Object Number: 
2002.87.3
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2001
eMuseum Object ID: 
51838
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Identification Badge for Ronald R. Moser, FEMA/NYPD

Date: 
2001
Medium: 
Plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. ( 6.4 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Laminated photo identification card, indicating that Ronald Moser was a bomb dog handler. Text also indicates that for the purposes of his assignment, he was affiliated with FEMA/NYPD. There are also various letters and numbers on the tag whose exact meaning is unknown.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ronald Moser
Object Number: 
2003.22.1
Gallery Label: 
Louisville, Kentucky police officer, specialist in firearms and bomb sniffing dog trainer Ronald R. Moser, came to NYC to help in WTC recovery process with his bomb sniffing dogs Ajax and Laika. They worked from 9/28 to 11/30/01 at other emergency locations, inspecting food deliveries to the Red Cross, all packages and mail, vehicles and supplies going to Ground Zero, and insured that ferry boats at Pier 92 were safe for embarkation.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2001
eMuseum Object ID: 
51779
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Air horn

Medium: 
metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 5 5/8 in. ( 13.3 x 14.3 cm )
Description: 
Model pp 100F series C horn removed from Rescue 2 truck.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fire Department of New York City
Object Number: 
2002.50.6
Gallery Label: 
This air horn and other parts of the Rescue 2 Compnay "rig" were salvaged at the Fresh Kills Landfill, in consultation with the Fire Department of New York and the men of Rescue 2. Located since 1985 at 1472 Bergen St. in Bedford Stuyvesant,Brooklyn, this elite company arrieved at the unfolding World Trade Center tragedy on the morning of September 11, 2001, little more than fifteen mimutes after hearing the alarm. All seven firefighters aboard the truck that day died.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
51676
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Card

Date: 
2001
Medium: 
construction paper, marker, pencil
Dimensions: 
Overall (unfolded): 6 x 9 in. (15.2 x 22.9 cm)
Description: 
Hand-drawn, thank you card made from yellow construction paper. On the front of the card: Text: "Thank You" written in red, white and blue letters. Underneath text is a rendering of the American flag. On the inside of card: Text written in pencil-" Dear Volenteer and workers at Nino's Resterant [sic], Thank you for serving food to the hard working firefighters and cops in New York City. You feeding the [sic] gives them strangth [sic] and energy to help the community. Thank you for helping the situation. From, A Friend in Florida named Mia DiFazio." To the right of the text is a heart-shaped line drawing also in pencil.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nino Vendome
Object Number: 
2002.87.2
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2001
eMuseum Object ID: 
51636
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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