Accession Number: C.2017.172.10
Dimensions: 7 in X 5 in
Dimensions (Metric): 17.78 cm X 12.7 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Robert Schnelle
Card with a color photograph of Atlas taken by Gary Suson. Printed below the photograph is text: "Recovery Dogs of Ground Zero | Gary Suson 2005." On the back of the card is information about the Ground Zero Museum Workshop and text about K-9 Recovery Dog, Atlas.
NYPD Officer Robert Schnelle and his canine partner Atlas, a German shepherd, deployed to lower Manhattan on the morning of September 11, 2001. Together, the two searched 7 World Trade Center before its collapse and continued to work at Ground Zero until the recovery concluded in May 2002.