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Reminiscences of Jay Swithers : oral history, 2004.

Creator: Swithers, Jay
Project: September 11, 2001 telling lives oral history project:
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 28 p. sound recording: 1 sound disc (55 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Captain, Emergency Medical Services, FDNY.

Scope and Contents

Background: born Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY; parents' early deaths; career: Harlem EMS [Emergency Medical Services], Urban Search and Rescue team paramedic; 9/11: arrival on site from Brooklyn, work at triage area, escape from beneath debris after collapse of towers; post-9/11: ground zero recovery effort.

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