Souvenir program from the Bethel Baptist Institutional Church Brotherhood Alliance for men's day activities. The faded orange cover has black printed text at the top with the title and date, March 18th, 1956, of the program. The program is fastened with two (2) staples. The center of the cover has an image of pastor Rev. Robert H. Wilson. There is an image of the church at the bottom with the location at Hogan and Caroline Streets, Jacksonville, Florida. The interior has images of the men's day officials, a program schedule, and information about committees and speakers. There is an advertisement for the Afro American Life Insurance Company on the back cover.
Congressional gold medal in honor of Montford Point Marines has a relief on its obverse featuring three Marines on the left and three in the forefront with rifles. Text following apex of the medal's arc reads [MONTFORD POINT MARINES / 1942-1949]. On verso is a relief of a troop in formation with a tower in the background on the right; the text reads: [FOR / OUTSTANDING / PERSEVERANCE / and COURAGE / that INSPIRED / SOCIAL CHANGE / in the/MARINE CORPS / 2011 ACT OF CONGRESS].
A rectangular velvet sleeve encases the gold medal; a small tab at the top of the sleeve assists the medal's removal from the box.
The storage container is a cherry wood box with a brass hinged lid and push-release button on the front center which opens it. The lid has the gold embossed logo of the U.S. Treasury encircled with text which reads [Treasury / United States Mint] and [United States Mint] is in calligraphic script beneath the logo.
A color photo of Mae Reeves sitting in a chair in front of a potted plant. She wears a black dress with a large white floral decoration just below her left shoulder. She wears a long white pearl necklace, a golden necklace with circular pendant, and black hat. The photo date [12 7 '97] is imprinted in the lower left corner
A color photo of Mae Reeves sitting in a chair, taken at the same time and in the same place as 2010.6.210.1. She wears the same outfit, the photo is only framed differently, pulled back slightly, so the large white chair and tiered sitting areas are visible.
A black and white photograph of a little girl standing on a stoop next to an American flag. The girl wears a polka dot print dress, white socks, and mary jane shoes. She stands with her head bowed and hands together in front of her. The flag is hanging between two porch columns behind her.
Church directory from the Bethel Baptist Institutional Church. The directory has a faded blue cover with a black flower and leaf border and is discolored around the edges. The cover has black printed text with the title, church, and location [Corner Hogan and / Caroline Streets Jacksonville, Fla.]. John E. Ford is listed as the pastor and J. A. Houston was the compiler of the directory. The back is blank.
Souvenir program for the golden jubilee of the Bethel Baptist Institutional Church. The program has a gold-colored textured cover with green text and images. There is a graphic of the church between the title. The location in Jacksonville, Fl. and the date of July 18-24, 1938 is listed below. At the bottom, text reads [One Hundred Years in the Master's Service]. The program begins with pictures of the pastors starting from 1868. There is a foreword by W. H. Lee. There is a history of the church and pages titled [PATRIOTS OF YESTERYEAR]. The program information is at the end of the booklet. The program is fastened with two (2) staples. The back cover is blank.
A cabinet card with an albumen print of three (3) unidentified women and seven (7) unidentified children posed on the porch of a wooden house. The women all sit in chairs, with one woman seated at the right background alone. The other two women are surrounded by the children who are seated and standing, with one young child in the lap of one of the women. The building is surrounded by a swept yard and a rough-hewn fence. The title "Folks Al [sic] Home" is imprinted in the lower left facing side of the image. The photographer's name and address are printed in black ink on the reverse of the gray card mount, with an additional handwritten inscription on the back with the name Herman Barthmaier.