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New York State Department of Taxation and Finance World Trade Center Relief Fund Disaster Response and Recovery Records

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series contains disaster response and recovery records generated by the World Trade Center Relief Fund in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The records include documentation on New York State Department of Taxation and Finance employees who were killed or injured in the attacks. They also include threat alerts, published articles, press releases, records of phone calls, weekly reports regarding response to the attacks, accounts of survivors, and condolence cards, letters, and email messages.
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3 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
2001-2003
Series Number:
B2357

Arrangement

Arranged by type of record.

Administrative History

The Department of Taxation and Finance lost thirty-nine (39) employees in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. The department call center staffed a hotline for donations and information assistance, and administered the World Trade Center Relief Fund.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains documentation and record types including tax relief information; threat alerts; information about department employees who were killed or injured in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks; funeral and memorial service information; published articles; press releases; employee volunteer information; hotline staffing information; phone call statistics; records of phone calls regarding missing department employees; weekly reports regarding response to the attacks; accounts of survivors; condolence cards, letters, and emails; and World Trade Center database information.

Acquistion Information

This series was transferred to the State Archives under records disposition number 90368.

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