A purple silk banner with gold fringe and the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs' motto, "LIFTING / AS / WE CLIMB" painted in large gold letters. The banner was used by the Oklahoma Federation of Colored Women's Clubs. T Above the words is a painted design of three interlocking triangles, the center of which is filled with the two on either side in outline. The bottom of the banner is scalloped and has an attached length of fringe. The top of the banner has a sewn loop running its length for a rod (2010.2.1b) to be inserted. There is a strip of gold fringe sewn just below this loop. The rod is currently stored in place in the banner. It is painted gold at the ends and has a dowel inserted at the end of the proper left side with a hole for a dowel on the proper right side.
A purple silk banner with gold fringe created for the Oklahoma Federation of Colored Women's Clubs. The message "OKLAHOMA / FEDERATION / OF / COLORED WOMEN / 1910" is painted across the banner in large gold letters. The bottom of the banner is scalloped and has an attached length of fringe. The top of the banner has a sewn loop running its length for a rod (2010.2.2b) to be inserted. There is a strip of gold fringe sewn just below this loop. The rod is currently stored in place in the banner. It is painted gold at the ends and has two carved wooden finial painted gold. 2010.2.2c is attached to the rod and 2010.2.2d is detached.
A rectangular, framed photographic souvenir poster of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Home in Anancostia, D.C. The poster features three black-and-white photographs against a tan background. In the center is a rectangular photograph of the exterior of the Frederick Douglass house. To the proper left is an oval photographic portrait of Frederick Douglass, where he appears in profile from the chest up. Underneath the portrait is the text [FREDERICK DOUGLASS / Anti-Slavery Orator, Publicist and Journalist. Nominated for the "Hall of Fame."]. To the proper right is an oval photographic portrait of Mary B. Talbert, where she appears standing in profile, looking down at a white flower she holds in one hand, her other hand resting against the back of a chair. Beneath the portrait of Talbert is printed [MRS. MARY B. TALBERT / Of Buffalo, N.Y., Life Member, Trustee Board, Douglass Home. Under her administration and direction the Douglass Home was redeemed.].
Letter to Mrs. Terrell from Joseph H. Douglass, grandson of Frederick Douglass, dated May 31, 1911. Single page written on Douglass' personal stationary. Black ink on tan paper. Letter head at the top reads [JOSEPH H. DOUGLASS / Solo Violinist / ENGAGEMENTS ACCEPTED / FOR RECITALS / CONCERTS AND CHURCH / SERVICES / NOW TOURING AMERICA]. Along the left side of the page is a text box containing five quotes from newspapers titled [PRESS COMMENTS]. The handwritten letter reads [1644 Fla. ave N. W. / Wash. D.C. May 31st 1911 / My dear Mrs Terrell: / Replying to your esteemed / favor just received, will say / that it is my pleasure to / accept the invitation to the present / and render a violin selection / on the occasion of the one hun- / dredth anniversary of Harriet / Beecher Stowe. / I thank you for the oppor- / tunity and honor which enables / me to add my little mite / in the celebration of that noble / woman's birth as well as to appear / before such a body of honored women. / I am proud of the fact that / among those mentioned in your / letter, none will be more represen- / tative or distinguished among the / speakers of the meeting than your / honored self. / Yours most sincerely / Joseph H. Douglass / (P.S. / I have carefully / noted the date June 14")]
A black and white photograph of a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Association of Colored Women. The photograph features seated on the main floor, a stage, and a balcony. At the center of the photograph, on stage, is a woman standing at a podium. A sign that reads: [1896 Golden Jubilee 1946 / Celebration N.A.C.W.].