Item no. 28256
January 2002
New York
Collection: New-York Historical Society

"American Indian Ironworkers" reads the panel on this jacket worn by a recovery worker near ground zero.
Mohawk ironworkers have worked on the high steel of New York's skyscrapers and bridges for more than a century, including the World Trade Center. The National Museum of the American Indian has an exhibit about Mohawk Ironworkers through October 2002.

Photograph taken January 29, 2002.

From the exhibit Missing: Streetscape of a City in Mourning, New York Historical Society, photograph by Martha Cooper.

See this image in the MISSING exhibit.

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