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New Exhibition Features FEMA Photographs of Ground Zero

FEMA photographer Andrea Booher at ground zero, Fall 2001. Photograph by Doug Welty, FEMA. FEMA photographer Andrea Booher at ground zero, Fall 2001. Photograph by Doug Welty, FEMA.

A new exhibition opening May 18 will feature FEMA photographer Andrea Booher’s stunning photographs of the ground zero recovery efforts following 9/11.  Read more »

Post-9/11 Recovery Efforts Impacted Volunteer’s Life

Thomas Bowen joined the Last Column escort leaving the World Trade Center site on May 30, 2002 and walked with Mayor Rudolph Giuliani along the West Side Highway. (Photo courtesy of Tom Bowen) Thomas Bowen joined the Last Column escort leaving the World Trade Center site on May 30, 2002 and walked with Mayor Rudolph Giuliani along the West Side Highway. (Photo courtesy of Tom Bowen)

Tom Bowen of Huntington, West Virginia says working at Ground Zero affected his life “in a lot of ways – everything from physical issues, to the things that go through your mind, often on a daily basis.”  Read more »

AP: Another 9/11 Anniversary is Recognized Today

A 9/11 Memorial Museum exhibition design study includes a piece of remnant WTC steel used to project video footage of the recovery effort. (Courtesy Thinc Design with Local Projects) A 9/11 Memorial Museum exhibition design study includes a piece of remnant WTC steel used to project video footage of the recovery effort. (Courtesy Thinc Design with Local Projects)

Today marks the ninth anniversary of the formal end of the recovery operation after the 2001 attacks.   Read more »