Rake used by community members to clean-up after Baltimore protests

Manufactured by
Unidentified
Used by
Newborn Community of Faith Church, Inc., American, founded 1982
Subject of
Gray, Freddie, American, 1990 - 2015
Date
ca. 2015
Medium
wood and plastic
Dimensions
H x W x D: 61 3/4 × 24 × 3 1/8 in. (156.8 × 61 × 8 cm)
Description
A red plastic fan rake with a wood handle used in clean up efforts after the Baltimore riots in 2015. The wood handle inserts into the plastic head of the rake. the tines are curved. A label is still adhered to the head.
Place used
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Type
rakes
Topic
Communities
Justice
Local and regional
Race relations
United States--History--2001-
Urban life
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Newborn Community of Faith Church
Object number
2015.210.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50e9f9b41-f1f4-4035-a6ee-dfcca9b25c83
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