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Reminiscences of Daniel I. Smith : oral history, 2001-2004.

Creator: Smith, Daniel I.
Project: September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 179 p. sound recordings: 9 sound cassettes (202, 153, 153 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Background: born Clarkston, WA; raised in Stamford and Fairfield, CT; education: B.A. Haverford College, M.A. Parson's School of Design; career: architect, interest in teaching; 9/11: at home in West Village, radio announcement of plane crash at the World Trade Center, conversations with people on the street, experiences of students at Stuyvesant High School, description of debris and smoke from North Tower collapse, lines of blood donors outside of St. Vincent Hospital; relief effort at Chelsea Piers Relief Center, management of vital supplies, information center for missing people; in charge of food distribution at the World Trade Center, generosity of individuals and businesses; post-9/11: interest in death, heightened sensitivity to persons of Middle Eastern descent, travels through Asia, foreign perspectives on 9/11.


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