Accession Number: C.2023.9.2
Dimensions: 6.5 in X 8.5 in X 11.5 in
Dimensions (Metric): 16.51 cm X 21.59 cm X 29.21 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Cynthia Michele Tackett
Plastic hard hat with cap-style brim and interior ratchet suspension. The hard hat is white with a small American flag decal on the front; it is covered in signatures and personalized messages written in black marker.
Volunteers of every age, background, and ability flocked to Ground Zero, intent on supporting rescue and recovery operations. Some signed on with organizations such as the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army, while others volunteered independently.