A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a group of eleven (11) women wearing matching costumes and posing on stage. Each woman is wearing a large bow on her head, cropped tops with puffed sleeves, and ruffled skirts that open at the front. One (1) woman is seated on a two-tiered platform at the center of the image. Two (2) women stand behind her, while the remaining women stand on either side of the platform, four (4) on each side. Each woman is holding her skirt out to the side and smiling. Inscribed within the white border at the top, in blue ink, is the text, [To Laurie.. May the sky be your limit, Iris]. Handwritten in black ink over the curtain at the top right of the image is text that reads, [The Ladies of the “Ensemble" / Harlem Uproar House / Season "37" / N.Y.C.] The name [Lauri] is written across the chest of one of the women. The remainder of the inscriptions are written across the bottom of the page and are written in blue ink by different hands: [To Lauri / Cappie / “Dee[?]” / To Laurie - I met / you in a / uproar (solid) / Jeanne / Martine / To Lauri / From Thelma / To Lauri / Always rembir[?] the / "Uproar House" / C[---?]th[---?] / To Lauri my [---?] / Friend (Bah) Cappie / “Bu” / To Lauri / From "Bridgie" / (Vivian Garrett) / "Ethyl Love" / To "Laurie" From Eva / To Homey / from Lula / Doris Dawson / To My Lauri / remember that / fun blue crock / (smiles) / Sincerely / Nonie]. There is an inscription in pencil on the back.
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image two Ensemble of Harlem Uproar House female performers in costume. The women are seated side-by-side on a stage, with their arms around each other’s backs. Both women are wearing matching costumes that include large bows on their heads, cropped tops with ruffled necklines and puffed sleeves, and ruffled skirts that open at the front. Laura Cathrell is depicted on the left side of the image with her proper right leg crossed over her proper left leg. She rests her proper right arm on her proper right knee. The woman on the right side of the image is depicted with her proper left leg crossed over her proper right leg. She rests her proper left arm on her proper left calf. There is an inscription in blue ink at the bottom center of the photograph, that reads, [To my / Great Big "Sis" / With Love / Lauri / N.Y.C.]. There are no inscriptions on the back of the photograph.