The fire hose baptism is a unpublicized event in Harlem during the summer. The people participating wait in anticipation for the fire hose to be turned on . Each person is baptized. The is a deep emotional charge that takes place during the 7 or 8 minutes that the water is turned on. on going project on Harlem traditions lost through gentrification. to see entire collection contact lisadubois@verizon.net
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