This straw cowboy hat with a feathered hat band was worn by Arthur Lee. The woven straw is molded in place so that the crown has a triangular indentation, the sides of the brim are turned up, and the back edge of the brim points slightly downward. Reddish brown, black, and cream feathers are attached completely around the hat band, with a circular feather design at the center front of the band. The hat has an interior band made from synthetic black fabric. A black fabric label with gold embroidery is sewn at the center back of the interior band that reads "Hand Made / In The U.S.A. / M / SHADY BRADY". A circular black leather label with pinked edges and a gold embossed logo is attached at the interior center crown. The gold logo depicts a man in a cowboy hat giving a thumbs-up gesture with his left hand above the words "SHADY BRADY".
A pass for the 2007 National Academy special merits award ceremony. The pass has a light gold background and a grammophone logo. On the back are the names and logos of sponsors for the event. The cloth lanyard is blue and bears the repeating logo of People Magazine. It is attached to the badge by steel clip, and there is a plastic clasp at the other end.
A Soul Train trophy given to Whitney Houston in 2000, called the "Soul Train Music Special Artist of the Decade Award for Extraordinary Artistic Achievements-Female." The award is a gold metal statuette affixed to a cube-shaped green marble base. The gold metal statuette features stylized figures similar to an African ceremonial mask. The front depicts a geometric female torso without arms and a head without facial features, wearing a geometric style headdress. The back depicts a geometric male torso without arms, also with a head without facial features, wearing a geometric style headdress. Extending out of the top of the headdress are four (4) smaller heads of a similar style to the main figures. One (1) smaller head extends directly above the female head and one (1) smaller head extends directly above the male head, each with one face. Two (2) smaller heads extend up from the headdress in between the male and female sides of the statuette. These heads have two identical faces, one facing out and the other facing in. On the front of the base is a gold plaque with etched text [WHITNEY HOUSTON/THE ARTIST OF THE/DECADE AWARD/FEMALE/SOUL TRAIN/MUSIC AWARDS - 2000]. The statuette bends at a slight angle from the torso, towards the side of the cube with the gold plaque.
The statuette is bolted into the marble base with a bolt that can be seen at the bottom of the base. On the head of the bolt, the letters [AJ] can be seen.