Carte-de-visite of Agnes and Slocum Howland. Agnes is seated and facing the camera, with Slocum standing to her left and also facing the camera. Agnes has her hair pulled away from her face and left loose in back. She wears a dark colored dress with a large white bow tied around her neck. Slocum wears a frock and short jacket in a medium color trimmed in dark velvet. His right elbow is propped on Agnes's left thigh and her right hand rests in her lap next to his arm.
The text "C.E. Van Gorden, / 93 Main Street, / CATSKILL, N.Y." is printed on the back of the photograph.
The photograph is housed in the album 2017.30. The album page has a triple-lined, gold border framing the print. Handwritten in graphite inside the bottom border of the printed frame of the album page is the text "Agnes + Slocum Howland".
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.
Pieced quilt made from wool clothing fabrics in muted tones of mostly gray and blue. The colors are arranged to create a stepped diagonal design, with an overall zigzag effect. The quilt is backed with red cotton flannel that is turned to the front around the edges to create the binding. The corners are slightly rounded. The top and back are tied with red and cream yarn.
Brown is pictured from the waist up. He has curly hair with a side part and a long mustache. He is wearing a white collared shirt, a vest, and a suit jacket. He has a metal chain on his vest and a flower lapel pin on the proper right side of his jacket.
There is a thin white border around 3/4 of the photograph. It is thicker on the bottom and there is black text below the image which reads [Ferguson] on the left, [GWF] in the center, and [SPRINGFIELD / MO.] on the right. The corners are a bit worn and there is slight discoloring on the back. A handwritten inscription on the back reads [Tobe Brown Music Maker].