A cardboard sign advertising Annie Malone’s “Poro” System agency. The advertisement is red, white, blue, and yellow. The product name is centered at the top of the sign in a blue rectangular field with white text outlined in light blue that reads, [“PORO” / REG. U.S. PAT. OFF.]. Below is a rectangular field bordered in a blue and green floral motif. The field itself is dominated by a red and white vertical striped banner outlined in gold and blue, resembling an American flag bunting. At the top of the banner is a light blue oval with decorative flourishes. In the center of the oval is dark blue text in varying fonts that read, [For / HAIR AND SKIN]. At the bottom of the banner is a yellow rectangular box with dark blue text that reads, [AGENCY]. There are two holes punched along the top, middle edge for hanging the sign. On the bottom left corner of the sign is blue text that reads [This sign remains the property of / PORO COLLEGE, ST. LOUIS, MO.]. The embosser’s mark is on the bottom right corner. There is an inscription in pencil on the back of the sign.
This is a souvenir booklet about the Poro College Company with thirty seven pages including photographs and illustrations. Bound with textured dark green cardboard covers, it is fastened together with a thin cord. The cover features an embossed graphic of a stylized architectural frieze with a central oculus featuring the name of the college "PORO." The frieze features scalloped leaves and floral additions. The frieze is lined with inverted triangles above a line of dark green. On the right of the frieze is a beaded chain extending down the front of the cover. Below the frieze is the title of the booklet "SOUVENIR/ OF/ PORO COLLEGE/ ST. LOUIS]. There is a white substance spattered slightly over the front cover.