An infant sized coat and bonnet belonging to Delores Eugenia Hardiman. The coat (2012.155.14a) is white with a lace collar. It attaches at the neck with a small metal clasp. The bonnet (2012.155.14b) is made of thin white cotton and has a white ribbon tied into a bow and lace trim around the edges that frame the face.
A rectangular wooden crate sent by Lt. Garwood Hardiman to Mrs. Ora Mae Hardiman. Handwritten in black ink on one side of the crate is “From / LT. Q.V. Hardiman / A.P.O. 501,402 Port (1) / % P.M. San Francisco / To Mrs. Ora Mae Hardiman / General Delivery / Potoka, Indiana.” One side of the crate is open.
Round red, blue and off-white poster enclosing a smaller circular vignette of an African American family with the caption "A Clerk in Negro Business at Home. The Result of Group of Economy". This unusual poster was possibly meant to be hung at one's place of business. The design of the poster is intriguing-- incorporating two circles, the smaller of which is within a square, bearing the motto "Trade on the Square" and "Buy within the Circle".
A black-and-white photograph of Samuel M. Jackson Sr., Eunice Jackson and another woman standing in front of a dark-colored, ca. 1930 4-door Buick. Jackson stands in between the women, wearing a light-colored suit and dark-patterned tie, holding his hat in his left hand. Eunice Jackson, on the proper left, is wearing a light-colored suit with corsage, hat, gloves, and light-colored shoes, and she is holding her handbag in her clasped hands. The woman on the proper right is wearing a dark-colored dress and hat with white gloves, and is holding her handbag in her left hand. The building behind them is a two-story brick building with a sign that reads [WASHING/ STORAGE/ GREASING].