9/11 Living Memorial | FAQs
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9/11 Living Memorial FAQ’s
Q: What is the 9/11 Living Memorial?
A: The 9/11 Living Memorial is a permanent web-based archive that commemorates the lives and stories of September 11, 2001 and the February 26, 1993 WTC bombing.
Q: When did the 9/11 Living Memorial project begin?
A: The 9/11 Living Memorial was initiated in 2002 by Monica Iken of September’s Mission, as well as advisory boards made A 9/11 Memorials section that is a virtual counterpart to the countless memorials built to honor those who perished, as well as the heroism that saved countless lives on 9/11. The Memorials section contains a state-by-state and international directory with comprehensive information about the individual memorials. up of 9/11 family members, rescue and recovery workers and survivors. Voices of September 11th has taken on the role of hosting the site and supervising its expansion and maintenance. The website www.911livingmemorial.org was officially launched in September 2007.
Q: What is in the future for the 9/11 Living Memorial?
A: The website will be viewable worldwide by anybody with access to the internet. Our goal is to incorporate the project into the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center in the Museum’s planned Digital Resource Center.
Q: What content does the 9/11 Living Memorial contain?
A: The website includes: Family Tributes that permanently chronicles the lives of those who perished on 9/11 and February 23, 1993 with individual webpages containing photos, family tributes, eulogies, stories, biographies and the New York Times’ Portraits of Grief. Soon, the Family Tributes section will be able to host streaming audio and video. This section also includes information about the many charitable memorial foundations established in memory of those who perished on 9/11. For additional suggestions of what to include : Click Here.
A 9/11 Memorials section that is a virtual counterpart to the countless memorials built to honor those who perished, as well as the heroism that saved countless lives on 9/11. The Memorials section contains a state-by-state and international directory with comprehensive information about the individual memorials.
A WTC Corporations section that will tell the stories of the hundreds of corporations affected by the events of September 11. The section will document the work of those who tried to repair shattered infrastructures and keep essential services running as they struggled with personal loss of family, friends and colleagues.
A 9/11 Reflections section that permanently preserves responses to the attacks that have provided so much comfort to those affected by 9/11. Songs, Poems, Survivor’s Stories, and Reflections all have a home in the 9/11 Living Memorial. Also included are slideshows of artwork, quilts and other artisanal objects responding to 9/11. Also, VOICES regularly distributes information on the diverse ways that people across the world remember 9/11: Vigils, Prayer Services, Volunteering, and much more.
Q: How do I begin creating a Family Tribute for my loved one, or submit other content to the 9/11 Living Memorial?
A: Contact Debbie Westfal at (203) 966-3911 or toll free at (866) 505-3911. Digital files of documents or images can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and hard copies can be sent to:
VOICES of September 11th,
Attn: Debbie Westfal
161 Cherry Street
New Canaan, CT 06840
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