Shoes worn by Dr. Jamal Harrison Bryant to a protest in Ferguson, Missouri

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Manufactured by
Cole Haan, American, founded 1928
Worn by
Dr. Bryant, Jamal Harrison, American, born 1971
Subject of
Brown, Michael Jr., 1996 - 2014
Medium
leather and rubber with cord shoelaces
Dimensions
H x W x D (ab): 12 3/4 × 9 × 4 in. (32.4 × 22.9 × 10.2 cm)
H x W x D (each): 12 3/4 × 4 1/4 × 4 in. (32.4 × 10.8 × 10.2 cm)
Type
oxfords
Place used
Ferguson, Saint Louis County, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 13, 2014
Description
These oxford wingtip shoes were worn by Dr. Jamal Harrison Bryant to a protest in Ferguson, Missouri. The shoes are made from black leather with an applied camouflage design in metallic silver, green, and brown. They lace with black braided cord shoelaces. The soles are made from black rubber with three (3) indented lines molded into the rubber around the sides of the shoes, getting thinner nearer the toes. The soles have a molded non-skid rubber pattern. The interiors of the shoes are lined in tan leather, with the manufacturer's name stamped on the insoles near the heel.
Topic
African American
Clothing and dress
Politics (Practical)
Race relations
Religious groups
Resistance
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pastor Jamal H. Bryant
Object number
2015.180.2ab
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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