The Aftermath of 9/11 Healing
Michael Ragsdale, a videographer at Columbia University's
Center for Biomedical Communications, covers meetings for Columbia
and C-Span. On September 11, 2001 he realized he was in a unique
position to document many of the responses of New Yorkers to that
terrible day. Both on and off the job, he gathered flyers, posters,
pamphlets and other ephemera covering the full range of the post
9-11 experience in New York City.
After three years of collecting, he has amassed over
3,000 items. The significance of the collection has been recognized
by the Library of Congress, which included over 900 documents from
Ragsdale's collection in its September 11 Digital Archive. For more
information on the collection please see the article on 9/11
This online exhibition is focused on ephemera related
to "healing" in the aftermath of 9/11.
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