Overall: 7 x 11 1/2 x 9 in. ( 17.8 x 29.2 x 22.9 cm )
Red plastic hard hat covered with stickers, inscribed in white paint on sides "LT. KROSS"
Lt. Mickey Kross, a firefighter with Engine 16, was one of the few to be rescued alive from the rubble at Ground Zero after being trapped for hours. He wore this hard hat with stickers while working there in the months that followed.
Gift of Debora Jackson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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