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Teal t-shirt for The Angolite worn by Wilbert Rideau

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Fruit of the Loom, founded 1851  Search this
Worn by:
Wilbert Rideau, American, born 1942  Search this
Subject of:
Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, American, founded 1835  Search this
Medium:
cotton and polyester
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 27 × 29 in. (68.6 × 73.7 cm)
Type:
T-shirts
Place used:
West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1976-2005
Description:
A teal t-shirt worn by Wilbert Rideau while incarcerated at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. The cotton and polyester blend t-shirt has a printed design on the front chest in black text that reads "THE ANGOLITE / THE PRISON NEWSMAGAZINE" above a black illustration of a ball and chain with an open shackle. A fabric tag for Fruit of the Loom is sewn at the interior center back collar. The letter "W" is handwritten in black ink on the interior back collar above the tag.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Justice  Search this
Men  Search this
Prisons  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Wilbert Rideau and Linda LaBranche
Object number:
2016.139.8
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55b7a7655-d515-4ab1-a945-dd3e6de45fd8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.139.8