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Title Ron Malanga: tattoos
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Amesse, Vinnie
Studio or Publisher Amesse Photography
Date 2002
Collection Indelible Memories
Print size 8.5" h. x 10" w.
Acquisition Courtesy of Vinnie Amesse
Ownership and History This photograph and the accompanying label text were created as part of the Indelible Memories documentation project. The Staten Island Historical Society partnered with photographer Vinnie Amesse to record images and statements from more than fifty individuals profoundly affected by the events of September 11 and their aftermath. The exhibition, "Indelible Memories: September 11 Memorial Tattoos Photographed by Vinnie Amesse," was displayed at Historic Richmond Town in 2003.

(Keywords: United States, Firefighter, FDNY, New York City Fire Department, Commemorative, Patriotic, Memorial Tattoo, 9/11, World Trade Center)
Exhibit Label Heading Ron Malanga
Firefighter, Engine Co. 156
Tattoos by Dozer and Chachy at Island Tattoo, Staten Island
Exhibit Label Text The FDNY World Trade Center memorial design was created at Ron's firehouse, Engine 156 in West Brighton.
Exhibit Label Text Ron's second tattoo is a replica of his helmet. He chose to get his tattoos to commemorate the loss of many good friends and good men.
Earliest Date 2002
Latest Date 2002
Subjects Tattoos
Terrorism
Disasters
Fire fighting
Fire fighters
Emblems
Crosses

Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Malanga, Ron
Catalog Number 03.006.0076
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, 2011.

Legal Status Photographer Vinnie Amesse retains copyright to this image. Text in this database is copyrighted by the Staten Island Historical Society unless otherwise noted. Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.