31st Floor Indicator

31st Floor Indicator

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Description (Brief)
These floor signs hung on the exterior of the elevator door frames in the World Trade Center. The 31st Floor indicator is rectangular and painted black with the number and Braille equivalent in raised silver. It was recovered from the debris at the Staten Island recovery site at Fresh Kills.
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Object Name
Floor indicator
recovery site
United States: New York, Fresh Kills
United States: New York, Manhattan, World Trade Center
overall: 9.5 cm x 6.4 cm x.2 cm; 3 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 1/16 in
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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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