9/11 Aftermath: The Recovery of the World Trade Center at Fresh Kills

On display in one of the galleries of the Volpe Rotunda in the CSI Library is a photographic exhibition that commemorates the 9/11 recovery site at the Fresh Kills Landfill.  

Building on its mission to document recent history on Staten Island, the CSI Library Archives & Special Collections embarked on a public information and archival documentation project to preserve historical resources that will aid future researchers to understand the immediate response of Staten Islanders to September 11, 2001.  As part of this on-going effort to document the story of Staten Islanders on 9/11, the CSI Library Archives & Special Collections holds a digital collection of photographs taken by Mark Schaming, Director of Exhibitions and Education at the New York State Museum, during his time at the Fresh Kills recovery site from 2001 to 2002. 

The exhibition will be on displaynow through Tuesday, October 11.

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