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Pin: In Memory of Capt. W. Thompson, S.C.O. T. Jurgens, S.C.O. M. Wallace

Object Number: 
2003.97.40
Date: 
ca. 2001
Medium: 
Brass, plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/8 × 1 5/8 × 3/8 in. (1 × 4.1 × 1 cm)
Description: 

Rectangular bass lapel pin with faux blue enamel, gold colored text on a blue ground reads "IN MEMORY OF / CAPT. W. THOMPSON / S.C.O. Y. Jurgens, S.C.O. M. Wallace";At left a gold shield with the letters "MSC"; two pins protrude at back, each with a cap.

William Thompson, Thomas Jurgens and Mitchell Wallace were New York State Court Officers who were working near the World Trade Center on 9/11. Each died in the effort to help those trapped in the buildings.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Irwin Silver
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group