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Rope used in the lynching of Raymond Byrd

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Raymond Arthur Byrd, American, 1895 - 1926  Search this
Medium:
natural fiber and twine
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 3/4 × 5 1/2 × 3 3/4 in. (4.4 × 14 × 9.5 cm)
Type:
ropework
weapons
Place used:
Wythe County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 15, 1926
Topic:
African American  Search this
Hate crimes  Search this
Lynching  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of John M. Johnson, Wythe County, VA
Object number:
2019.59
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Weapons and ammunition
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd564a52c31-d0b9-4743-a9ae-ccfe303a3abc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.59
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