The MEMO Blog
The official blog of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum features stories of commemoration and memorialization, and information on our public programs, special events, and ways to get involved.
Rescue & Recovery: In Their Own Voices With Rosemarie O'Keefe
December 11, 2023
In the wake of 9/11, as Commissioner of the Mayor's Community Assistant Unit, Rosemarie O'Keefe created the Family Assistance Center, a massive support system for the families of victims. In this installment of our "In Their Own Voices" series, O'Keefe recounts the Center's origins and attempts to make the 2001 holiday season as normal as possible for those whose who'd lost loved ones just three months earlier.
Rescue & Recovery: In Their Voices With Philip J. Smith
November 2, 2023
A special Salute to Service edition of our "In Their Own Voices" series, highlighting Philip J. Smith, an Army personnel officer who was working in the Pentagon on September 11, 2001.