A color photographic portrait of the conductor James DePriest. On stage in an empty concert hall, DePriest wears a tuxedo and sits at a conducting stand, hands folded in his lap, holding his baton. Behind him are rows of empty blue seats. Below the image is the title, date, and photographer's signature. The same info is handwritten again on the back, along with a note that the photograph was taken in Portland, Oregon, for Life magazine.
A paper handbill advertisement for a performance by the Jubilee Singers on March 23, 1875 at City Hall in an unnamed location. One side of the handbill has the printed title [A SONG FROM FREDERICK DOUGLASS] at the top and then recounts a visit of the Jubilee Singers with Frederick Douglass where he shared a spiritual that he sang while enslaved that inspired him to seek freedom in the North. The lyrics of the song are printed in the center of the handbill. The details for the upcoming performance are printed at the bottom center in large text [CITY HALL / ON THE EVENING OF / TUESDAY, MARCH 23D, 1875. / Tickets now on sale at Stockbridge's]. At the bottom left corner in small print is [Tucker Printing House, Portland.]
The other side of the handbill has printed a letter to [Theo. F. Seward, Esq.] from Samuel Clemens recounting how much he enjoys performances by the Jubilee Singers. At the top of the page in large text is printed [MARK TWAIN / AND THE / Jubilee Singers]. At the bottom center of the page is the text [CITY HALL, / TUESDAY EVENING!].
A red Mattel View-Master stereoscope. The front of a View-Master is red plastic with white outlined text that reads: [3D] in the top, proper right corner and [View-Master] in the bottom, proper right corner. The middle of the View-Master has a recessed section that is black where two eye slots can be seen. Imprinted text in the bottom, proper left corner reads: [View-Master / International Group / Portland, Oregon / Made in U.S.A. / T.M. Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. / Marca Registrada / Marque Deposee]. The top of the proper right side has an orange lever (used to move the picture slides when loaded into the View-Master). The back of the view master has text imprinted that reads: [3D] in the top, proper left corner and [View-Master] in the bottom, proper left corner. The back has two protruding pieces for the user to place their eyes into to view the slides. The top has a slot to insert the slides.
A pack of View-Master 3D reels. The title of the pack is: [How to Breakdance]. The package contains three reels with a total of twenty-one pictures. The front of the package features a man in a red outfit breakdancing. Text throughout the packaging advertises that the viewer can: [Learn to breakdance with the New York City Breakers]. The three reels are secured by a plastic cover at the bottom of the package. The back of the package features additional information about the reels and an advertisement for other reels.
A pack of View-Master 3D reels. The title of the pack is: [Meet the New York City Breakers]. The package contains three reels with a total of twenty-one pictures. The front of the package features an image of seven members of the New York City Breakers wearing red uniforms. The three reels are secured by a plastic cover at the bottom of the package. The back of the package features additional information about the reels and an advertisement for other reels.