Motorola Pager

Motorola Pager

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Description
Description: A personal beeper that belonged to Jonathan Eric Briley, who worked at Windows on the World restaurant.
Context: Jonathan Eric Briley worked as an audiovisual technician at Windows on the World, a restaurant located on the 106th and 107th floors of the North Tower. Every morning he would watch the sun rise over New York City from atop the tower. On September 11, 2001, terrorists flew a hijacked planed into the North Towers of the World Trade Center, impacting floors 94-98. His personal beeper, ID card, and ring of keys were recovered with his remains.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Pager
maker
Motorola Inc.
recovered
United States: New York, Manhattan, World Trade Center
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.5 cm x 5.5 cm x 3 cm; 2 15/16 in x 2 3/16 in x 1 3/16 in
ID Number
2004.0203.01
accession number
2004.0203
catalog number
2004.0203.01
Credit Line
Gift of Gwendolyn Briley-Strand
subject
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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