Ironworker's Face Shield

Ironworker's Face Shield

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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.
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Object Name
Face Shield
United States: New York, Manhattan, World Trade Center
overall: 10 1/4 in x 10 in x 11 in; 26.035 cm x 25.4 cm x 27.94 cm
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September 11 Terrorist Attacks
September 11th Attacks
Attack on the World Trade Center
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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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