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Searching for Survivors in the Aftermath of 9/11

Now-retired NYPD Detective Scott Strauss played a vital role in the rescue operation in the hours following the collapse of the Twin Towers.
Christopher Blanchard will speak at the 9/11 Memorial Museum tonight in a public program.
Cyclists riding to honor police officers killed in the line of duty. Photo by Jin Lee, 9/11 Memorial.
Visitor Services Volunteer and Docent Karen Lazar with Lindsay Watts, director of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum’s volunteer program, at Gracie Mansion for the 2017 Mayoral Service Recognition Award ceremony.
Lolita Jackson, having worked at the World Trade Center for more than 10 years, has the unique experience of being a survivor of both the 1993 and 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center. Photo by Monika Graff, 9/11 Memorial.
FDNY Chief Joseph Pfeifer. Courtesy of the FDNY.
First responders and family members attend the rescue and recovery ceremony in Foundation Hall. Photo by Jin Lee, 9/11 Memorial.
Cheryl Stewart's "Where is Osama bin Laden?" sign. Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum.
Richard J. Guadagno. Courtesy U.S. Department of Justice.
More than 5,000 people participated in the 9/11 Memorial & Museum’s sixth annual 5K Run/Walk and Community Day. Photo by Monika Graff, 9/11 Memorial.