Iron worker's hard hat

This hard hat was worn by Dennis Quinn, an iron worker from Chicago, Illinois, who came to New York to help clear the debris of the World Trade Center after September 11.
Currently not on view
Object Name
hard hat
Date made
Mine Safety Appliances Company
overall: 6 in x 9 in x 11 in; 15.24 cm x 22.86 cm x 27.94 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, Manhattan, World Trade Center
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
National Treasures exhibit
September 11th Attacks
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Armed Forces History: September 11
National Treasures exhibit
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Related Publication
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
Publication title
Treasures of American History online exhibition
Publication author
National Museum of American History
Publication URL
Iron worker's Hard Hat
Credit Line
Gift of Dennis Quinn

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