Left: Kathleen Moran at her sister Bernadette’s wedding. Right: Wooden jewelry box belonging to Kathleen Moran. Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum. Gift of the Moran family in memory of our sister, Kathleen Moran.
Personal artifacts belonging to Kathleen Moran are currently on display in the Museum’s In Memoriam gallery.Read more
Philippe Petit's high-wire walk between the Twin Towers. AP Photo/Alan Welner.
During the early morning hours of Aug. 7, 1974, 24-year-old French high-wire artist Philippe Petit took his position at 1,350 feet above ground on the edge of the South Tower. High above the streets of New York, Petit began the 131-foot walk between the Twin Towers with no net.Read more
Left: Portrait photograph of Gerard A. Barbara in his FDNY Class A dress uniform. Top right: Gerard A. Barbara wearing a Yankees jersey and baseball cap. Bottom right: Buttons from baseball games honoring FDNY Assistant Chief Gerard A. Barbara. Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of Joanne Barbara, Caren Barbara-Villarreal, and Paul Barbara.
After 9/11, memorial games and charity events were hosted by baseball teams in the tri-state area. One such annual event held by the Staten Island Yankees honors Assistant FDNY Chief Jerry Barbara and his love of the game.Read more