Accession Number: C.2019.24.2
Dimensions: 1.25 in X 0.5 in
Dimensions (Metric): 3.175 cm X 1.27 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Joseph D'Aleo
Commemorative lapel pin depicting the Twin Towers enameled in white and gold. An American flag is printed on the towers as well as a black-looped ribbon printed around the towers. "W.T.C. 9/11/2001" is printed in gold text on the ribbon.
This pin was donated by Joseph D'Aleo, a supervisor with the New York City Department of Sanitation on September 11, 2001. D'Aleo witnessed the terrorist attack and assisted throughout the duration of the recovery period at Ground Zero. He later suffered from multiple 9/11-related health issues.