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Manufactured by:
Cole Haan, American, founded 1928  Search this
Worn by:
Dr. Jamal Harrison Bryant, American, born 1971  Search this
Subject of:
Michael Brown Jr., 1996 - 2014  Search this
leather and rubber with cord shoelaces
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)
Place used:
Ferguson, Saint Louis County, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
October 13, 2014
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.
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Police brutality  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Religion  Search this
Resistance  Search this
U.S. History, 2001-  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pastor Jamal H. Bryant
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Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture