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Identification card

Object Number: 
2001.178
Date: 
2001
Medium: 
Plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 5.4 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on card: "VISITOR USE ONLY/ROMANO/SALVATORE/2WTC VISITOR B3/03/21/01/TURNER CONSTRUCTION CO."
Description: 
White plastic World Trade Center identification card with printing and bar-code on front and magnetic strip on reverse.
Gallery Label: 
This identification card was used by construction worker Salvatore Romano for ID during the rescue and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center immediately following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Romano had done construction at the World Trade Center six months prior to the attack and used his old identification for access to "ground zero," the site of the devastation.
Credit Line: 
Gift in Memory of William Dean
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group