Black typewritten text printed on yellowed paper, at the top is [ITINERARY OF COL. CHARLES YOUNG.] At the bottom is [Total number of miles 497. / Rest one day, trip 16 days. / Walked 15 min. out of each hr. / Average 31 miles.]
A typewritten letter printed in black ink on yellowed paper. At the top is [Wilberforce, Ohio, Aug. 14, 1918]. The letter is addressed to [Sergt. Oscar W. Price] at Camp Hancock, Georgia and signed [Chas. Young]. The letter concerns Young's decision not to give Price a recommendation, writing [You have the stuff in you and don't stand in need of any recommendatory letters]. Young also notes that he has enclosed an itinerary (2010.39.3) of his trip to Washington, DC, to lobby for his reinstatement to active duty.
A typewritten letter in black ink on yellowed paper. The letter is dated August 13, 1919 and addressed to Mr. Oscar W. Price in Cincinnati, Ohio. In the letter, Young addresses the position with the Liberian Fontier Force mentioned in his previous letter and advises Price to take a position with the Trans-Siberian Railway Commission. The letter is signed by Charles Young.
A typewritten letter printed in black ink on yellowed paper. At the top is [Wilberforce, Ohio, Jan. 21, 1918]. The letter addressed to Sgt. Oscar W. Price at Camp Sherman, Ohio. The bottom half of the letter has been torn away. In the letter, Young advises Price on his military career and his romantic relationship.
A handwritten letter in black ink on yellowed paper. The letter consists of two folded pages, with the front left side blank. The letter is dated July 14, 1918 and addressed [My dear Oscar]. In the letter, Young offers an explanation for his refusal to write a recommendation letter for Price, writing [I did this for your good, in order that everything that comes to you may be on your own merit].
A letter handwritten in black ink on yellowed paper. The letter is dated March 27, 1919 and addressed to Lieutenant Oscar W. Price in Xenia, Ohio. Young is writing to Price to inform him he has been recommended as a Captain in the Liberian Frontier Force.
A typewritten letter printed black ink on yellowed paper. Two wide tears leave center left, center right, and top right parts of the letter missing and the text mostly unreadable. Oscar is handwritten in black ink at the top and the letter is signed [Chas. Young] at the bottom, partially obsured by the missing parts of the letter.
A large sepia-toned cabinet card of Charles Young as a cadet at West Point. The image appears as an oval shape on a rectangular photograph adhered to a rectangular card mount. Young is pictured from the chest up. He is in uniform, with an Eagle insignia visible on his cap. He looks straight at the camera. At the bottom of the card is the photography's studio logo [Pach Bros] to the left and their address [841 Broadway New York] to the right.
Circular solid gold Spingarn Medal awarded to Major Charles Young in 1916 by the NAACP. The front of the medal has Lady Justice holding a sword at her right side and the scales of justice in her left hand with the words "FOR MERIT" engraved beside her. The back of the medal has the words: "SPINGARN MEDAL awarded to Major Charles Young, U.S.A/February 22, 1916/BY THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE".
A gold chain bracelet with two charms. One of the charms, made ca. 1934 by unidentified, was awarded to Henrietta Bell Wells. It has a cross emblem in the middle surrounded with a wreath around the edges, with etched text on the cross. One side has Greek letters at the top and the following text: [Col. / Chas. E Young / Service / Award / '34]. The other side has [HB] etched in elaborate type on one side with the back of the wreath like motif around the edge. The other charm is circular, gold Bojar charm with  in relief with etched text: [12K G F / BOJAR] on one side, and [DSJ] in elaborate script on the other side, with a rope like spiral around the edges, on both sides. The chain is made of interlocking loops, with a fold-over clasp. There is a smaller chain connected to both ends of the clasp, made of smaller interlocking loops. The chain is a Monet chain.