- Description: This grill scraper was used by kitchen worker Leocio Luis-Perguero at the Windows on the World restaurant in the World Trade Center.
- Context: Innovation is part of all work. Wanting a better grease scraper, Leocio Luis-Perguero adapted a commercially available paint scraper to his job in the kitchen of the Windows on the World restaurant. On September 10 he had taken the scraper home to resharpen it. Windows on the World, located on the 107th floor of the north tower of the World Trade Center, had a staff of about 450 workers. On the morning of September 11, over 70 people who were at work were trapped by the attack, and died when the building collapsed.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Date made
- United States: New York, Manhattan, World Trade Center
- overall: 18 cm x 1.5 cm; 7 1/16 in x 9/16 in
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- Credit Line
- NS Windows LLC
- September 11 Terrorist Attacks
- Attack on the World Trade Center
- September 11th Attacks
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- Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, 9/11
- September 11
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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