Phi Beta Sigma fraternity pin from the Epsilon Alpha Chapter at Dillard Univerisity, New Orleans. This gold-colored metal pin has a two-tiered design, with the Greek letter Phi (F) centered atop the letters Beta (B) and Sigma (S). Phi is set with twelve round, white pearls. The back has lettering inscribed across the top reads "E.M. - E.A." Lettering inscribed across the bottom reads "10K" and "12-10-53." This piece has a diagonal bar pin across the back.
The packaging is dark burgundy in color. In the top third of the front of the box is the brand name and product name in curved and block lettering, respectively, in silver and white text [Fair &/Lovely/MAX/FAIRNESS/MULTI EXPERT/FACE CREAM]. Diagonally across the front of the box is a stylized, silver, double-helix with a central image of a man in the second helix-grouping. The man looks at the viewer from the shoulders up; behind his PR shoulder is an image of the same man with darker skin. To the right and beneath the image of the man is a small section that has a yellow background and red text which reads [**FREE/Fair &/Lovely/Face wash 20 g/with this pack]. On the back and sides of the box are the directions for use, ingredients, and manufacturer information. Text on back and sides is in silver and white.
An engraved watch that is believed to be the watch carried by Matthew Henson (1866-1955) on his exploration of the North Pole along with Adm. Robert E. Peary from July 6, 1908 to April 23, 1909. Henson is an iconic figure among American pioneering explorers. During the 1908-09 expedition led by Admiral Peary (whom he assisted on several Arctic expeditions over a 20-year period), Henson became the first man to reach the North Pole. For his achievements, Henson received the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1944. In 2000, the National Geographic Society awarded Henson the Hubbard Metal – its highest award.
This pocket watch belonged to Matthew Henson and is engraved with his initials. The watch is silver in color and the words [R.E. PEARY / NORTH POLE / EXPEDITION / 1908] are engraved on the front in an Edwardian style. Henson's initials [M.A. HENSON] are engraved on the side. The watch has a white face with black hands and roman numerals. The watchmaker's name [Am. Watch Co. / WALTHAM] is printed in the top center of the face. The inside of the watch is engraved with the watchmaker's name [American Waltham Watch Co.] and the serial number .
Pocket watch by Illinois Watch Company used by Harry Tyson Moore, Sterling model. It features a circular white face with black hands and numerals. Under the twelve it has the company and model name "ILLINOIS/ STERLING." There is a second smaller face for marking the seconds at the bottom of the main face. The casing is a plain brass colored metal with a loop and ridged crown at top. The back has a faint cross hatching pattern with a small heraldic crest in the center.