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Object Name Patch
Date 2001-2002
Description Rectangular fabric patch, blue with silver edging; embroidered black and gold firefighter's turnout coat in center, inscribed "FDNY / BINI," with helmet inscribed "5" on shelf above; embroidered in white and silver: "ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS / Sept. 11 2001 / CARL BINI / RESCUE 5;" reverse side has a clear plastic coating.
(Keywords: Firefighter, Occupational Clothing, Work Clothes, New York City, Twenty-first Century)
Acquisition Gift of Rosemarie Corvino
Ownership and History This patch was created in memory of Carl Bini, a firefighter with Rescue 5 in Concord, Staten Island; he was killed in the terrorist attacks on New York City on September 11, 2001. It was presented to the Staten Island Historical Society by Bini's sister, Rosemarie Corvino.
Earliest Date 2001.0
Latest Date 2002.0
Subjects Terrorism
Disasters
Fire fighters
Memorial works
Fire fighting
Fire helmets
Lexicon Sub-category Personal Symbol
Associated People Bini, Carl
Catalog Number 02.051.0001
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, November 2016.
Legal Status 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.