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Bank safe deposit box and contents burne in the attack on the World Trade Center

Bank safe deposit box and contents burne in the attack on the World Trade Center
Bank safe deposit box and contents burne in the attack on the World Trade Center
Bank safe deposit box and contents burne in the attack on the World Trade Center
Bank safe deposit box and contents burne in the attack on the World Trade Center
Title
Bank safe deposit box and contents burne in the attack on the World Trade Center
Date 
ca. 1970
Medium 
Metal, charred paper
Description 
Safe deposit box with burned paper inside.
Credit Line 
Gift of Allen J. Baird
Object Number 
2002.38
Gallery Label 
This box, which came from the the World Trade Center concourse-level branch of Chase Manhattan Bank, was found at Ground Zero in April-May of 2002. Allen Baird first rented the safety deposit box when he was a cotton trader at the Commodities Exchange during the 1980s. It contains financial documents, a savings bond given to him by his mother, and his first bank passbook, all of which were burned in the attack.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group