Jan Ramirez

History of 9/11 Victim’s Holiday Stocking

Holiday stocking belonging to Flight 93 victim, Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas. Gift of Jack Grandcolas, husband, in memory of his loving wife and unborn child. Holiday stocking belonging to Flight 93 victim, Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas. Gift of Jack Grandcolas, husband, in memory of his loving wife and unborn child.

The story behind the beloved holiday stocking that once belonged to Flight 93 victim, Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas.  Read more »

Mail Finally Delivered: A Remarkable 9/11 Journey

Mail recovered on the streets of lower Manhattan during the 9/11 attacks that is to be displayed in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Staff photo) Mail recovered on the streets of lower Manhattan during the 9/11 attacks that is to be displayed in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Staff photo)

Couple donates to the 9/11 Memorial Museum mail recovered amid debris of the 2001 attacks.  Read more »

Replica of 'Manhattan' Carpet that Once Adorned WTC Restaurant Now Part of Museum Collection

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A replica of a carpet designed to look like the island of Manhattan that once adorned the Windows of the World restaurant in the World Trade Center's north tower has been donated to the memorial museum.  Read more »

Q&A: 9/11 Memorial Museum Curator Jan Ramirez

Chief Curator Jan Ramirez talks about a first responder vehicle recovered from the World Trade Center site. (file photo/Amy Dreher) Chief Curator Jan Ramirez talks about a first responder vehicle recovered from the World Trade Center site. (file photo/Amy Dreher)

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage in Philadelphia recently hosted a lecture with Jan Ramirez, the chief curator and director of collections for the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read more »

Tributes Honor Loved Ones This Holiday Season

First responder patches adorn a wreath recently left at the trunk of the “Survivor Tree” at the 9/11 Memorial.  (Amy Dreher photo) First responder patches adorn a wreath recently left at the trunk of the “Survivor Tree” at the 9/11 Memorial. (Amy Dreher photo)

Touching tributes left at the 9/11 Memorial honor loved ones.  Read more »

NJ educators use 9/11 lesson plans, seek 9/11 Memorial Museum resources

 The 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks will be rife with emotion. It will be a time to reflect, process, and learn from the events of the day. New Jersey educators plan to seize on this moment by educating their pupils with a 9/11 curriculum that is both probing and in-depth.With the lesson plans nearly complete, a group of the educators recently journeyed to the 9/11 Memorial to find a missing piece: collections from the 9/11 Museum.New Jersey teachers hope to enhance their materials with recorded survivors’ stories and artifacts,  Read more »