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Quilt memorializing African American fire fighters killed on September 11, 2001
Photograph | 2002
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Original: 1 photograph : color ; dimensions unknown digitized on 2016-03-08 as TIFF.
Collected through the Our Streets, Our Stories community heritage project, a part of the Culture in Transit grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's Knight News Challenge.
Memorial quilt made by the African American Heritage Quilting Workshop at the Sandy Ground Historical Society, showing flags, patriotic symbols, and photographs of 12 African American fire fighters killed on September 11, 2001. Names of fire fighters clockwise from top center: Vernon A. Richard, Leon Smith, Ronnie L. Henderson, Andre G. Fletcher, Karl H. Joseph, Shawn E. Powell, Keith A. Glascoe, Yarel Coleman, Gerarde Baptiste, Keithroy M. Maynard, William L. Henry, Vernon P. Cherry. Text on photograph reads, "Photo by Joshua Carp. Women in the 2002 class of quilters, and makers of the historic quilt were: Janet Borda, Barbara Christopher, Sylvia D'Alessandro, Joyce Gaines, Ivy Hassandras, Stephanie Hasandras [sic], Louise James, Sadie Judge, Djmillah Samad, Onia Sims, Susie Smith, Rose Taylor, Pamela Thompson, Ila Wheeler, Juhne Wheeler, Precious Gem Wheeler, Patricia White, Joyce Yarbrough."
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Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
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Donated for capture by the Richard family at Boys and Girls High School.
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