A GUIDE TO RESOURCES DOCUMENTING
STATEN ISLAND’S RESPONSE TO 9/11
AT OTHER INSTITUTIONS
Compiled by Lisa Holland, Project Archivist, in June 2007....
About the Guide
This guide is intended to help researchers locate material useful in understanding the impact of the events of September 11th on
Table of Contents
Of particular interest is the Staten Island recovery site material. The collection includes tools and clothing used by recovery workers, various signs posted at the recovery site, and testimonials by museum curators related to their experiences in collecting this material.
City Hall Library
Baim, Earl J., P.E. September 11, 2001: a personal account as witnessed by civil engineer at the St. George Ferry Terminal,
The September 11 Digital Archive (http://old.911digitalarchive.org)
Stories of September 11: a search can be done for stories related to
The Sonic Memorial Project (www.sonicmemorial.org)
The Sonic Memorial Project has a section specifically related to the recovery effort at the Fresh Kills Landfill on
All Available Boats
"All Available Boats: Harbor Voices from 9/11" consists of a series of interviews with members of New York's maritime community and it documents their response to the attack on the World Trade Center and their role in the subsequent evacuation of Lower Manhattan. The series includes an interview with James Parese, Captain of the Staten Island Ferry boat Newhouse.
The September 11th Digital Archive (http://old.911digitalarchive.org)
Still Images: A search for “
Collection, created in 2002, is entitled “Indelible Memories.” Includes photographs of tattoos Staten Islanders had created to memorialize the victims of 9/11.
P.S. 29: The September 11 Memorial at P.S. 29 in Castleton Corners consists of two trees with dedication plaques in front of the school. The two trees symbolize the
I.S. 51: I.S. 51 has a large mural painted on the side of the school building. The mural is dedicated to all victims of September 11th with an emphasis on FDNY, NYPD, and Port Authority workers. The Spartan Leaders, a student organization, raised money for the creation of the mural. Marco Cammayo, a Staten Islander and former I.S. 51 student, painted the mural. The mural contains the names of the teachers and students involved in the creation of the mural as well as the handprints of the students. For more information contact Nicole Martarela-Heyman, 718-981-0502.
College of Staten Island, CUNY