Members of the 9/11 community gathered in Foundation Hall on Wednesday evening to pay tribute to those who took part in the rescue and recovery operations at Ground Zero. Photo by Jin Lee, 9/11 Memorial.
To mark the 16th anniversary of the completion of the rescue and recovery efforts at Ground Zero, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum honored the brave individuals who served with dedication and selflessness after the attack with a special ceremony within the Museum.Read more
Hardhat belonging to Gerry Giunta. Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum.
The 9/11 Memorial Museum collection is home to several hardhats used during the rescue and recovery effort following the Sept. 11 attacks. In many cases, these hardhats served as vehicles of expression and badges of honor.Read more
Left: Pia Hofmann, Local 14, Operating Engineer, standing next to equipment. Photo by Michael Goodman. Right: Digital photograph depicting Carol Orazem wearing a white hard hat and her NYPD jacket. Gift of Carol Orazem.
In the weeks and months following 9/11, an army of tens of thousands converged at the World Trade Center site to aid in search and rescue and ultimately recovery efforts at Ground Zero. Today we highlight four exceptional women whose experiences are captured in the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s collection.Read more
Visitor Services Volunteer and Docent Karen Lazar with Lindsay Watts, director of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum’s volunteer program, at Gracie Mansion for the 2017 Mayoral Service Recognition Award ceremony.
Karen Lazar, a 9/11 Memorial & Museum visitor services volunteer and docent, was recently awarded the 2017 Mayoral Service Recognition Award for completing more than 500 hours of service with the 9/11 Memorial & Museum.Read more