September 11th Commemorative Ribbon

September 11th Commemorative Ribbon/tiles/non-collection/o/oh_obj_sept11_ribbon_hc_2002_030_001.xml Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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On September 12, 2001, the Office of the Clerk distributed red, white, and blue ribbons to congressional offices to galvanize patriotic support in the wake of the attacks a day earlier. Staff member Rayne Lykes talks about the inspiration behind the ribbons and discusses how the collective effort helped staffers regain a sense of purpose after September 11, 2001. Made in the Office of the Clerk, the lapel ribbons were part of the impromptu staff reaction to the events.

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Inspiration for the Ribbon

Explanation of the inspiration for the ribbon design.
Rayne Lykes, Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
IInterview recorded March 28, 2012 Deed of Gift

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Inspiration for the Ribbon

Explanation of the inspiration for the ribbon design.
Rayne Lykes, Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
IInterview recorded March 28, 2012 Deed of Gift

Materials and Design

Discussion of the materials used for the ribbons.
Rayne Lykes, Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
Interview recorded March 28, 2012 Deed of Gift

Having a Purpose

Recollection of the popularity of the 9/11 ribbons on Capitol Hill.
Rayne Lykes, Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
Interview recorded March 28, 2012 Deed of Gift

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September 11th Commemorative Ribbon
<em>September 11th Commemorative Ribbon</em>/tiles/non-collection/o/oh_obj_sept11_ribbon_hc_2002_030_001.xml
On September 12, 2001, the Office of the Clerk distributed this red, white, and blue ribbon to congressional offices to galvanize patriotic support in the wake of the attacks.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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Gallery Pass for a Joint Session September 12, 2001
<em>Gallery Pass for a Joint Session September 12, 2001</em>/tiles/non-collection/o/oh_object_howard_jspass_hc.xml
This pass was for a Joint Meeting that didn’t happen. Due to the circumstances following the attacks on September 11, 2001, the September 12 address by Australian Prime Minister John Howard scheduled before a Joint Meeting of Congress in the House Chamber was cancelled.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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