New York City Department of Sanitation identification card issued to Joseph Joseph D'Aleo. Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of
Following the 9/11 attacks, New York City Department of Sanitation Supervisor Joseph D’Aleo went to Ground Zero daily. He oversaw refuse hauling, dumpster removal and recycling procedures at the site. He also ensured that flagged truckloads of material were removed to Fresh Kills landfill for further sifting and cleared others for disposal at a Manhattan facility.Read more
"Search for Heroes," Mitch Rosen (b. 1958), 2018, colored pencils on paper, Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of the artist. Photo by Michael Hnatov.
After Mitch Rosen retired from the Port Authority Police Department in 2006, Rosen finally had time to dedicate a favorite hobby: creating highly realistic drawings which also demonstrated his police officer’s attentiveness to details.Read more
Emmy Award–winning documentary filmmaker and activist Deeyah Khan.
On Thursday, May 16, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum will host a public program featuring Emmy Award–winning documentary filmmaker and activist Deeyah Khan, who will discuss her filmmaking and her quest to understand what draws people to extremist ideologies.Read more