Triangular Cincinnati Clowns felt baseball pennant. The pennant is primarily made of maroon felt with a strip of yellow felt stitched to the left edge with red knotted tassels. There is a screen-printed image of a baseball diamond with swirling edge and white text on the maroon felt that reads "CINCINNATI CLOWNS."
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 white poster with red text. A printed image of African American baseball players is on the top right side of the poster. The text reads: [Baseball / All Star Game Ohio State League / Halloran Park / LIMA-OHIO / COLORED ALL STARS / The Best Colored Players from Toledo, Ft. Wayne, Detroit and Other Leading Cities. / VS. / The Pick of Best Players / From Northwestern Ohio / SEMI-PRO Teams / WHITE ALL STARS / Children 15¢ Adults 40¢ / ANY PLACE IN THE PARK / THE BIG GAME OF THE SEASON / TUES. NITE 8:30 P.M. / UNDER LIGHTS / AUG.22]. The back of the poster is blank.
The oral history consists of five digital files: 2011.174.21.1a, 2011.174.21.1b, 2011.174.21.1c, 2011.174.21.1d, and 2011.174.21.1e.
Charles McDew recalls growing up in Massillon, Ohio, his family's involvement in the steel mill unions and attending South Carolina State University. He remembers being arrested three times in two days for not obeying segregation laws in South Carolina, founding the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and registering voters in Mississippi.
Newsletter of “The Nation’s Prayer Call” from the Zion Baptist Church. The newsletter has two pages total with black printed text on both sides. The paper is yellowed and creased. The header of the front cover begins with [THE NATION’S PRAYER CALL / PRAYER-FELLOWSHIP-SERVICE] with a quote from the biblical Book of Chronicles. The front page article is titled [Will Baptists Vote Against Integration?] A second article about the Baptist World Alliance with an image of Dr. Arnold T. Ohrn is on the right. Articles by Benjamin E. Mays and L. V. Booth and an invocation for a NAACP meeting are included in the newsletter. The reverse has additional prayers, articles, and an advertisement for careful driving by the National Prayer League.