Iron Worker's Hard Hat

Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 9/1/2010

This hard hat was worn by Dennis Quinn, an iron worker from Chicago, Illinois, who came to New York to help clear the debris of the World Trade Center after September 11.

Use this Investigation Sheet to guide students through describing the object and analyzing its meaning.

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