A wooden four poster bed frame with head board and foot board. The side rails screw into the frame providing greater strength and limited hiding places for vermin. This type of frame is known as the "Boyd Bedstead."
Poem printed in black ink on light-blue paper titled Backlash Blues by Langston Hughes. Surrounding the text on the page is a narrow black border. Under the poem is the copyright and publisher address. The poem was published by Broadside press as Broadside No. 13.
A hardback copy of The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin. The book has a paper cover with clear plastic cover over top of the book. The paper cover is black with red and orange type. The front of the paper cover reads: [The Fire / Next / Time] in red and [James / Baldwin] in orange, centered but aligned to the left. The back of the paper cover is entirely taken up by a black-and-white picture of James Baldwin. The picture is a close-up of Baldwin, who has his hands crossed in front of him and is wearing a jacket. The hardback book itself is white with red type. The interior pages, one hundred and twenty-three in total, front and back included, are off-white paper with black type, and no images. One of the interior pages has a stamp that reads: [John R. McElderry].
This is a spreading metal caliper with curved, rounded ends. There is a crossbar scale that slides as the rounded ends get farther apart. The small circular screw that holds the scale in place has become detached.
This is a metal caliper with a sliding scale. The head has pointed edges. The top section is fixed in place, while the lower section moves up and down the ruler. A small screw is present at the side of the lower section.