This tintype depicts an image of a man wearing a hat. The man is wearing a hat, printed suit and collared shirt with a neck tie. There is a handkerchief in the breast pocket of the jacket. He is looking at the camera and is slightly smiling. There are wooden branches that are intertwined behind him. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
This tintype depicts an image of a man wearing a fur hat. The man is standing with his left arm resting on a highball table. He is wearing a long jacket with lapels, a collard shirt, pants, shoes and a fur hat. He is looking directly at the camera. The backdrop behind him feautres an illustration of ornate curtains and a fireplace. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
A black and white photograph of a theatre production. On the proper right side a boy is sitting in a chair. He is wearing a suit and tie. His legs are crossed at the ankles and his hands are on his lap. There is a boy standing behind him. He is wearing a white chef's coat and hat, and is wearing blackface. On the proper left there is a girl sitting in a chair. She is wearing a fancy white ruffled dress. Her dark hair is pulled back and is parted in the middle. Her hands are folded on her lap and she has a bracelet on her proper left arm. There is a girl standing behind her with a striped dress, an apron, and a headscarf. She is also wearing blackface. The boy sitting in the chair is Oliver Howard Horner.
Part of a doorway is visible on the proper right side. It is mostly covered by a folding screen with floral fabric. There is also a folding screen with fabric on the proper left side. There is fabric hanging on the wall in the center and there is a fake fireplace in the middle. It is made with fabric and hand drawn bricks with a hand drawn grate in the center. There is black fabric draped on top for a mantle. There are two pictures on top of the "mantle" and there is also a picture hanging on the wall on the proper left side.
The photograph is dry mounted on a dark grey board. The bottom proper right corner of the board is missing. There are several areas along the edges where the grey part of the board has peeled off. The back of the board is grey. There is a long white stain in the center at the bottom. The corners have peeled of slightly.
Postcard with a black and white image of the bodies of Nease Gillespie, John Gillespie and Jack Dillingham. They are at the center of the image and are hanging from ropes by their necks. Their clothes are torn and several wounds are visible on their bodies and heads. A large tree is visible on the right side of the photograph and bags connected to the same ropes they are hanging from are visible in the background. They are surrounded by a large group of men and several children, many of which are looking at the camera. A man on the right side of the photograph has his right hand resting on the left shoulder of one of the hanging men. Printed in black text beneath the image is "Nease and John Gillespie and Jack Dillingham, murderers of Lyerly / family. Lynched August 6th, 1906. Salisbury, N. C." Printed in black text on the back of the postcard is "Post Card."