The Record and The Bravest Fund jointly issued a list of properly licensed products featuring the compelling photograph of the three FDNY firefighters raising the American flag at Ground Zero on Sept. 11. Read the release

NOTE: The Fund is offering free copies of the firefighter photo signed by Thomas E. Franklin to family members and surviving victims of 9/11. To get your photo, Please include your name, the name of the deceased (if any), your relationship to the deceased, your phone number, and address.

There are many unauthorized products on the market bearing this image. Unauthorized items are in copyright violation and do not necessarily donate profits to charities. At this time, only the following products are officially licensed to use this image. They can be ordered directly off this site:


    • - Flag Raising Poster: Size: 24” X 36”

    • - Flag Raising Prints: Package of 3 Prints Size: 8-1/2” X 11”

    • - Flag Raising Package: This incredible value package has combined the Flag Raising Poster, a 3 Pack of 8 ½” X 11” Glossy Prints and our own respectfully designed T-shirt for only $24.95

  • Poster and postcards

  • NewsMax - Framed photograph and a 17” x 24” poster featuring the stirring image of the three firefighters raising the flag at Ground Zero.


  • Ground Zero Spirit Book


  • Eden Lane - Commemorative Ground Zero t-shirt, sweatshirt, mug, magnet, tote bag & nightshirt - Eden Lane is proud to offer these these high quality products representing superior reproductions of this stirring image.

    •, Inc. T-Shirt: We can all “Stand United” and pay Tribute to the Fallen with’s Respectfully Designed and Flag Raising T-shirt.

    •, Inc. Bracelet: Commemorate the brave heroes of one of the most profound days in our nation’s history with this official 911 memorial bracelet of New York City firefighters and officers

    • RescueTees - Officially Licensed T Shirt, High quality 100% Cotton Short-Sleeve T-Shirt, Long Sleeve T-Shirt and Sweatshirt.
      Phone: 1-877-850-6626.

  • NewsMax - 100% Cotton T-shirt featuring the stirring image of the three firefighters raising the flag at Ground Zero.

  • Competition Monograms - Embroidered sweatshirts and t-shirts commemorating the three firefighters raising the flag at Ground Zero. Contact: 608-249-9418.

  • Matrix - Officially licensed shirts featuring both the photo of the three firefighters raising the flag and FDNY logos and text. Part of the proceeds benefit the FDNY.

    Heroes Jacket
    • Heroes Jacket (Barbara Hirsh For The Bravest Fund) - A stunning series of 5 quality jackets designed by Barbara Hirsh. Each jacket proudly displays the licensed Ground Zero photo embossed in leather on the back.
    • United We Stand Collectibles - Three firefighters encapsulated in 3D crystal.

  • American Commemorative - Marble Plaque - This is a beautifully engraved, polished marble plaque bearing the famous photograph by Thomas Franklin of the three firefighters raising the flag over the ruin of the World Trade Center and a dedication inscription. Custom commemoratives are available for individuals and civic displays.

    • Freedom Fighters TM Memorial Clock - A commemorative statue of three firefighters raising the American flag in new York at the site of the world trade center is a wonderful way to honor American heroism, as well as raise money for the families of victims who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

    • Ground Zero Spirit - The Collectible - A true-to-image reproduction of Thomas E Franklin's historic photograph. Available in either pewter or hand-painted cold cast porcelain in 1:18 scale. This image has been permanently added to the library of images that chronicle the history of America's struggle as the bastion of freedom in the modern world. An essential part of any collection of American memorabilia.

    • The Washington Mint - Stunning new One Ounce Silver Proof and Commemorative Cover Officially Postmarked September 11, 2002 to honor the first anniversary of the day that changed America. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to help victims of the September 11 attacks.

    • HeartLand Mint, Inc. - Collectible Decorative Porcelain Plate 6 1/2” x 9 9/16” complete with certificate of authenticity and rich wood display stand.

    The Official United We Stand Collector Pocket Watch - The most popular image of September 11, 2001, inspires the creation of a time piece featuring the award winning photograph of Thomas E. Franklin, staff photographer for The Record.

  • Northwest Territorial Mint - A stunning, 39mm coin of deep relief depicting the raising of the flag in Tom Franklin's photograph. The coin is available in 5 finishes.

  • International Collectors Society - The unforgettable image of the Firefighters raising the American flag at Ground Zero added to the face of a genuine 2001 New York State Quarter.

    • Precision Etchings and Findings - Commemorative Heroes Ornaments etched in brass as a tribute to the fallen Heroes of the WTC Disaster. Call 1-800-323-ETCH

  • Danbury Mint - A 12” diameter deluxe collector plate featuring a 23kt gold border design emblazoned with American flags and the words “United We Stand.” The plate is serial-numbered by hand and comes complete with a custom display stand, at no extra charge (price is $78 plus $9 shipping & handling). Contact: 1-800-243-4664 or


  • iPHOTOART gallery prints - Limited edition gallery prints signed by the photographer are available through iPhotoart. (Read the iPhotoart press release).

    • Cao Yong Editions, Inc. - Limited Editions of giclee art prints on canvas.

    • MetalPoster.Com - Select from either our self-framing 9-11 Ground Zero American Heroes metal poster or artwork plaque mounted satinwood plaque. Perfect for gift giving. Visit Our Website, MetalPoster.Com for further information.

    • Linda Koast Originals - 15 X 20 Giclee on Paper Fine Art Limited Edition of 500. Each collector edition comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.


  • Heroes Stamp Commemorative | order form

  • Postal Commemorative Society - Features a full-color reproduction of the famed image of three NYC firemen raising the American flag at Ground Zero. Also includes three mint-condition U.S. postage stamps issued to honor America’s heroes. Presented using acid-free mattes, protected under glass in a 18” x 22” hardwood frame (price is $137.50 plus $12.25 shipping & handling). Contact: 1-800-641-8026 or


    • Checks In The Mail, Inc. - is delighted to introduce our Never Forget 9/11 check design. Proudly depicting the Firefighter's raising of our flag at the World Trade Center and lovingly imposed on a Stars & Stripes background, the proceeds of this check will directly benefit The Bravest Fund and The North Jersey Disaster Relief Fund.

    • In Checks In The Mail's Special Value Package you receive one box of Never Forget 9/11 Checks, 45 Flag Address Labels, Never Forget Black Leather Checkbook Cover and a free American Flag decal for the only $14.95.

    • Checks Unlimited - These inspiring checks, address labels, and checkbook cover feature the first class postage stamp of the firefighters raising the flag at Ground Zero. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Bravest Fund. Available in one-part and duplicates. Show your spirit with every check you write.

    • Checks Unlimited - Honor our heroes with these self-sticking address labels that feature the Ground Zero spirit image.

    • Checks Unlimited - Remember our heroes with this exclusive leather checkbook cover featuring the full color image of the firefighters raising the flag at Ground Zero.

  • United We Stand Jigsaw Puzzle - This 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle from our "Before & After" series actually consists of two 500 piece puzzles (Iwo Jima and WTC) combined in the same bag.

  • Fox Media Solutions, Inc. - "United We Stand" - 60 minute collector phone card

  • Eden Lane - Commemorative Ground Zero t-shirt, sweatshirt, mug, magnet, tote bag & nightshirt - Eden Lane is proud to offer these these high quality products representing superior reproductions of this stirring image.

  • Sonoma Pins - Lapel pins, key chains, dog tags and magnets using the Heroes Stamp image.

    • Maltese Cross Flags - Helmet, Window, and Apparatus Decals

  • Sport Russ - Limited edition Memorial Snowboard and Memorial Miniature Snowboard.

  • Financial Innovations, Inc. - Lapel pins, key tags, magnets, ornaments, coffee mugs, tee shirts, mouse pads featuring the Heroes 2001 stamp image. Contact: Paul McConnell, 800-562-5766,

  • CUPPA - N.Y. firefighters collectible 15 oz. coffee mugs that are industrial dishwasher, microwave, and UV safe. Contact: 1-800-551-6541

  • The Merrick Mint - Licensed manufacturer of America's Heroes commemorative collectibles including colorized legal tender U.S. coins, cardboard standups, and professionally graded colorized coins. Contact: 1-800-932-2117

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