Blog Post: Collecting September 11: One Curator's Story

Grade Range: 8-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials
Date Posted: 7/13/2012

In this post, students will learn about the work the Museum is doing to preserve the history from September 11, 2001. Students will hear an insider's perspective on the decision-making process, and discover what it's like to sort and collect important objects that will help tell the story for generations to come. Written by Peter Liebhold, Chair and Curator of the Division of Work and Industry, this post is published on the Museum's "O Say Can You See?" blog.

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Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)

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World History Standards (Grades 5-12)

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)