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

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Used by
Newborn Community of Faith Church, Inc., American, founded 1982
Subject of
Gray, Freddie, American, 1990 - 2015
Medium
wood and plastic
Dimensions
H x W x D: 61 3/4 × 24 × 3 1/8 in. (156.8 × 61 × 8 cm)
Type
rakes
Place used
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 2015
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.
Topic
African American
Communities
Justice
Local and regional
Race relations
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
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Classification
Tools and Equipment
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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