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Wood tennis racket used by Beneta Edwards McHie, who was born in Saint Paul, a member of a prominent African-American family, and was heavily involved in the education of women and minorities, as well as a number of social justice issues. She probably used the racket while a member of the Nicollet Tennis Center, located at 40th and Nicollet in Minneapolis. The racket, a Magnan Lightning model, was manufactured by the N. J. Magnan Corporation of North Attleboro, Massachusetts. See also John McHie, Jr.'s racket, ID Number 2016.6.2.
Content Category: artifacts
27 inches height
9 inches width
1 1/2 inches depth (handle)
racket (sports equipment)
wood (plant material)
gut (animal material)
Owned/used by: McHie, Beneta Amelia
Owned/used by: McHie, John L. Jr.
Used in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Sports and recreation
Sports & Recreation. Ball Games
Use: Approximately 1950
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2016.6.1 (Accession Number)