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 wooden four poster bed frame with head board and foot board. The side rails screw into the frame providing greater strength and limited hiding places for vermin. This type of frame is known as the "Boyd Bedstead."
A black and white photograph of the Oberlin Academy Preparatory School Class of 1892. There are three (3) rows of students. The first row is one (1) girl in a white dress. Her hair is pulled back and she has curls in the front. She appears to be kneeling on the ground.
The middle row contains four (4) girls in white dresses. They are sitting down. The girl on the far proper right side has her hair pulled back with curls in the front. The girl to her left has curly hair which is also pulled back. The two girls to her left do not have curls, but their hair is pulled back with a bow.
The back row contains six (6) students. Three girls in white dresses and three boys in black suits. The boy in the middle is also wearing a black tie. There are two (2) girls on the proper right side. They have their hair pulled back with curls in the front. Eva Dyson is the female student on the proper left side. Her hair is pulled back as well. The boy to her right is wearing glasses.
The photo was taken in an interior setting. A rug, a chair, and some plants can be seen. All of the students are holding what appears to be a diploma in their hands. The photograph is mounted on a black board. The board appears to be marbled because of age and some of the corners are torn.
The image appears to have yellowed with age.
There are some spots on the back of the board. There is also a diagonal white label on the proper left side of the board. It reads [1892 Graduation/10.- DC] in pencil.
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 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 photographic postcard of an unidentified woman standing in a wooded area. She is featured standing, facing the camera, and looking to the right of the photograph. She is wearing a long skirt and shirt with a large hat on. The back of the photographic postcard is unused and has [POST CARD] printed in black at the top and blank spaces for [CORRESPONDENCE] and [NAME AND ADDRESS]. In the upper right corner there is a [CYKO] stamp. The back also has printed information about the manufacturer of the postcard.