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Chelsea Jeans Memorial from the World Trade Center Attacks, September 11, 2001

Date: 
2001
Medium: 
Wood, paint, ash, clothing, plastic hangers
Dimensions: 
overall: 50 sq.ft.
Description: 
Memorial shrine consisting of the contents of the front displays of the Chelsea Jeans store covered in dust from 9/11/2001
Credit Line: 
Gift of David and Sabine Cohen
Object Number: 
2002.85.1.deacc
Gallery Label: 
David Cohen, owner of Chelsea Jeans, a clothing store located at Broadway and Fulton Streets, created this memorial from merchandise on display in his store when debris from the terrorist attacks severely damaged his inventory on the morning of September 11, 2001. Cohen sealed ash-covered Ralph Lauren sweaters and shirts, Levi's jeans, sweatshirts, and also paper and receipts blown from offices in the World Trade Center in a fifty-square-foot glass tableau in an effort to provide an unmediated reminder of the events of September 11.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2001
eMuseum Object ID: 
49602
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Page from United Airlines in-flight magazine

Date: 
September 2001
Medium: 
paper: printed, burned
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Description: 
One page from United Airlines in-flight magazine for September 2001, recovered from Brooklyn rooftop after September 11, 2001
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lara Habbinga
Object Number: 
2002.80.deacc
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2001
eMuseum Object ID: 
49595
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Saucer

Medium: 
Whiteware
Credit Line: 
Gift of David Emil/N.S. Windows LLC
Object Number: 
2003.46.1e
Gallery Label: 
Part of a place setting used at Windows of the World, this saucer was borrowed just days before the 9/11 attack by restraunteur David Emil for a small dinner that he and his wife, Jennifer Crichton gave at their Manhatttan home.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
49490
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Inscribed marble plaque

Date: 
2001
Credit Line: 
Gift of Chief Philip Burns and Firefighter John Misha
Object Number: 
2003.4c
Gallery Label: 
This marble plaque accomanies a shrine created by John Misha, a 15 year veteran of the FDNY.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2001
eMuseum Object ID: 
49421
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

In Loving Memory of Joseph D. Mistrulli (1953-2001)

Date: 
2001
Medium: 
Mixed media construction
Dimensions: 
44 x 20 x 14 in.
Description: 
Painted wood, styrofoam, color print, ribbon, artificial flowers and bird, metal plaques, plastic and resin ornaments, leather toolbelt with tools and cigarette package. Home made shrine composed of whited pained wooden base encirced by tool belt with engraved memorial plaque surmounted by photograph of Joseph D. Mistrulli surrouned by red artificial flowers, flanked by ceramic religious statuary and topped with a white artificial bird. Contents of toolbelt: hand saw, utility knike, carpenter's pencil, wire snips, small brick (?), tape measure, empty packet of Marlboro light menthol cigarettes, book of matches, claw hammer.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Philomena Mistrulli and Joseph James Mistrulli
Object Number: 
2003.6
Gallery Label: 
This shrine was made by Philomena Mistrulli and her children in memory of her husband, and their father, a carpenter who was killed while working at Windows On The World on the morning of 9/11. Mrs. Mistrulli, family and friends integrated personally significant objects including Mr. Mistrulli's tool belt, photographs and a pack of cigarettes to create this shrine. It held a place of honor in the carpenter's workplace at Ground Zero.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2001
eMuseum Object ID: 
49227
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Keys on keyring

Date: 
ca. 2001
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 10.8 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Two metal keys on a rectangular keyring. One key is stamped "WORLD TRADE CENTER DO NOT DUPLICATE" on one side, on the obverse: "2A2825965". The other key is stamped: "ASSA v10TM" "twin" "A09", on the obverse: has a bar code decal with serial number 00079784, and stamped with AFA-CK6.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marjorie Portnow
Object Number: 
2002.11.2a-c
Gallery Label: 
Landscape painter Marjorie Portnow (b. 1942) used these keys to gain access to her artist's studio on the 91st floor of the North tower of World Trade Center. Her studio was made available by the "World Views" artist-in-residency program launched in 1997 by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, in conjunction with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. "World Views" provided free studio space for a six-month period to emerging visual artists.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2001
eMuseum Object ID: 
48754
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Lt. Peter C. Martin FDNY Rescue 2

Date: 
2002
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 5.7 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Copper cuff bracelet inscribed "Lt. Peter C. Martin FDNY Rescue 2"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carrie Cook
Object Number: 
2002.63.2
Gallery Label: 
Inspired by the P.O.W. bracelets of the 1970's, 9.11 bracelets honor the brave men who gave their lives rescuing others on September 11th, 2001. The money raised by the sale of these bracelets was donated to a charity selected by the firefighters. Lt. Peter C. Martin was one of the seven members of Rescue 2 in Brooklyn who lost their lives on September 11.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2002
eMuseum Object ID: 
48488
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

FF Edward J. Rall FDNY Rescue 2

Date: 
2002
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 5.7 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Copper cuff bracelet inscribed "FF Edward J. Rall FDNY Rescue 2"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carrie Cook
Object Number: 
2002.63.4
Gallery Label: 
Inspired by the P.O.W. bracelets of the 1970's, 9.11 bracelets honor the brave men who gave their lives rescuing others on September 11th, 2001. The money raised by the sale of these bracelets was donated to a charity selected by the firefighters. Edward J. Rall was one of the seven members of Rescue 2 in Brooklyn who lost their lives on September 11.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2002
eMuseum Object ID: 
48487
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Goatscape

Date: 
2001
Medium: 
Paper mache, imitation fur, wagon, mixed media
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Artist
Object Number: 
2002.72
Gallery Label: 
Artist states that the Monday after Thanksgiving, 2001 she paraded with the goat from Chelsea to Union Square and down Broadway to Lower Manhattan during which time people attached objects to the goat. The goat had been previously displayed in a private showing in Long Island City.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2001
eMuseum Object ID: 
48267
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Identification card

Date: 
2001
Medium: 
Paper, plastic, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Laminated identification card of Marjorie A. Portnow with metal clip; obverse printed: "PORTNOW / MARJORIE A. / O / 10/31/01 / LOWER MANHATTAN CULTURAL COUNCIL"; reverse printed with return address and bar code.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marjorie Portnow
Object Number: 
2002.11.1
Gallery Label: 
Landscape painter Marjorie Portnow (b.1942) used this identification card to gain access to her artist's studio on the 91st floor of the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Her studio was made available by the "World Views" artist-in-residency program launched in 1997 by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, in conjunction with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. "World Views" provided free studio space for a six-month period to emerging visual artists.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
2001
eMuseum Object ID: 
48107
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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