The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

A group of construction workers work on the 9/11 Memorial in February 2011. Construction materials surround them as they work on a steel platform.
Construction workers at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in February, 2011. Photo by Joe Woolhead.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum is a photography series devoted to documenting moments big and small that unfold at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.

The View: Workers take a break from constructing the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in February 2011. At this time five years ago, workers labored relentlessly to finish construction of the 9/11 Memorial in time for its Sept. 11, 2011, dedication.

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Artifact Cards Debut as Part of 9/11 Memorial Education Program

A group of children sit around a table as they participate in an activity station program at the Education Center.

Beginning this Saturday, artifact cards will be distributed during the Activity Station program in the 9/11 Memorial Museum's Education Center. Intended for ages five through 12, the cards are part of a pilot program and were designed to be used by both children and their caregivers while visiting select artifacts in the Museum's exhibition spaces.

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NYPD Headquarters Displays Portraits of 9/11 Heroes

Stephen Gardner, Anthony Bonano and former NYPD Commissioner William Bratton stand next to a painting of NYPD Deputy Chief Steve Bonano.

NYPD Commissioner William Bratton joined family members of 9/11 first responders at a luncheon on Feb. 1 to commemorate the extension of the Zadroga Act, according to the New York Daily News.

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