This is a Poro contract from the office of Annie Pope-Turnbo. On the first page is an undated and unsigned Contract for the Poro System of Hair Treatment and Instruction. Included in the contract are the cost of the course, the proper use of the course instruction, and the subsequent teaching of the course. Along the top of the contract is the letterhead for the office of Annie Pope-Turnbo in large letters that reads "OFFICE OF/ MRS. ANNIE M. POPE-TURNBO/ NO.3100 PINE STREET, ST. LOUIS, MO. / The "PORO" System of Hair Treatment and Instruction." On the second page is a Poro College Subsequent pupil agreement signed by Lucille Brown and others. The agreement reiterates the contract conditions. Along the bottom right corner of the agreement are the signatures for Mrs. Grozelia B. Maxwell and Mrs. Lucille Brown, who have signed as pupils for the Poro College instruction. Witnesses to the agreement are in the bottom left corner ""PORO"/ Trade Mark, Registered in U. S. Patent Office, Jan. 5, 1907. Preparation for Treatment of the Hair. / IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, said instructor and said subsequent pupil have hereunto affixed their/ signatures and seals at Weir and McCool Miss. / this 15th day of March 1915/ Mrs. Grozelia B. Maxwell "SEAL"/ Mrs. Lucille Brown "SEAL"/ WITNESSES: / Prof. Elder Brown/ Rev. C.[?] H. Maxwell."
Receipt for ten dollars from Lucille Brown, signed by Annie Malone for a diploma for Ida Miller Kennedy. In the upper right corner is the number "51" printed in blue. In the upper left corner is a blank for the amount listed, which is filled in with ink "$10/00." The receipt reads "2-28-1919/ Received from Mrs. Lucile Brown/ Ten Dollars./ For Diploma for Mrs. Ida Miller C. Kennedy/ Annie M. Malone,/ (illegible)." Stamped across the lower left quadrant diagonally are the words "Department (illegible)."