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Danish PM Donates Country’s WTC Flag

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). 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 »

Stars & Stripes: A 9/11 Tribute

Battered by conditions at Ground Zero, the National 9/11 Flag has been collectively stitched back together over time by thousands nationwide. Battered by conditions at Ground Zero, the National 9/11 Flag has been collectively stitched back together over time by thousands nationwide.

Tributes using the American flag capture post-9/11 sentiment.  Read more »

A Tribute to PAPD K-9 Officer Sirius

Port Authority Police Department Lt. David Lim and his K-9 patrol partner, a yellow Lab named Sirius Port Authority Police Department Lt. David Lim and his K-9 patrol partner, a yellow Lab named Sirius

A recent 9/11 Memorial Museum acquisition helps tell the story of two heroic PAPD officers  Read more »

Long Island man donates 150 American flags to museum (Updated)

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 »

Collection highlights aftermath of 9/11 attacks

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 »

Small pieces create bigger 9/11 picture

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 »