Ironworker's Face Shield

Description (Brief):

This face shield was used by ironworker James A. Connor on the World Trade Center rescue, recovery, and removal job. Mr. Connor participated in the search-and-rescue effort and helped clear debris from the World Trade Center site from September 12, 2001 to January 2002. Mr. Connor was an ironworker from New York’s Local 40 Ironworkers Union who had been working on the Williamsburg Bridge renovation when the attack occurred.

Location: Currently not on view

Used: United States: New York, Manhattan, World Trade Center

Associated Subject: September 11 Terrorist AttacksRelated Event: September 11th AttacksAttack on the World Trade Center


See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, 9/11, September 11


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2002.0054.12Accession Number: 2002.0054Catalog Number: 2002.0054.12

Object Name: Face Shield

Measurements: overall: 10 1/4 in x 10 in x 11 in; 26.035 cm x 25.4 cm x 27.94 cm


Record Id: nmah_1196333

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