September 11 Digital Archive

Trying to Use the Pay Phones on 9/11[Voicemail]

Title

Trying to Use the Pay Phones on 9/11[Voicemail]

Description

Abigail Kafka recalls the sound of the busy signals she kept getting at pay phones on 9/11 and talks about the lines of people waiting to use the phones.

Source

digitally recorded

Media Type

audio

Sonic Memorial: Name

SML10_20.aiff 102001

Sonic Memorial: Source Ref Name

143plug

Sonic Memorial: Source Type

vmail

Sonic Memorial: Duration

00:00:00

Sonic Memorial: Creation Date

2002-02-01

Sonic Memorial: Keyword

Sound Memory
Communications
9/11

Citation

“Trying to Use the Pay Phones on 9/11[Voicemail],” September 11 Digital Archive, accessed December 16, 2017, http://911digitalarchive.org/items/show/95281.