Description Yellow plastic beer mug belonging to Michael Taddonio. "SANDPIPER | LOUNGE" is printed in black with a graphic of two Woodstock birds toasting with beer mugs. On the other side of the mug is the Genesee Beer logo.
Historical Notes Rockville Centre, Long Island, native Michael Taddonio lived in Huntington with his three children. He enjoyed New York Jets games with his brother. Like his father and his grandfather, Michael built a career in finance. He worked as a bond broker at Euro Brokers. On September 11, after the South Tower was hit, Michael called his mother from its 91st floor to send love to his family. He was 39 years old.
Curator's Comment The Sandpiper was the bar where Michael worked while attending Siena College, Loudonville, New York, early 1990s. HIDE