Top: International flags hung from the mezzanines of the World Trade Center (9/11 Museum collection photograph). Bottom: Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt (R) presents her nation’s flag to 9/11 Memorial Museum chief curator Jan Ramirez (L) (Photo by Michael Frazier).
Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt visited the 9/11 Memorial to donate her nation's flag, which was in storage at the World Trade Center on 9/11.Read more
In the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks, American citizens were extremely passionate about displaying flags and related patriotic merchandise in public. Newspapers like the New York Times even provided colorful printed American flag inserts that could be used for window display. Flags quickly grew more abundant throughout homes and business across the nation.Read more
Above: Michael Ragsdale discusses pieces of his collection with 9/11 Memorial Museum exhibition researcher Liz Mazucci. (Photo by Michael Frazier) After watching the Sept. 11 attacks unfold, Michael Ragsdale started a personal campaign to collect fliers, cards and brochures that marked the day’s events and the subsequent months.“I decided to collect stuff that I felt would be ignored,” he said.Read more
This is a big week here; baseball season has officially started. There are several die hard New York Yankees fans on staff: 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels being the most enthusiastic, by far.Read more