A black and white photograph of a barbershop on North Patrick and Pendleton Street in Alexandria, Virginia. The photograph features three barbers working on clients in the shop. Other clients wait in the background.
A black and white photograph of Jerry Sumpter and barber Clarence Williams inside Crystal Barber Shop and Billiard Parlor. The shop interior, owned by William "Woogie" Harris, is lined with windows and barber chairs. Sumpter sits in one of the chairs, while Williams stands and rests his proper right arm against the back of the chair. The bottom right corner of the image has an inscription that reads: . The back of the photograph is blank.
The Negro Motorist Green-Book, 48 pages. This book provided travelers with information on businesses that serviced African American travelers. The front cover features a black border along the outer edge. The border encompasses nearly all of the cover-page text. The title appears at the top center of the page just above an illustration of a scroll reading [Hotels / Taverns / Night clubs / Restaurants / Service Stations / Tourist- Homes / Road Houses / Barber Shops / Beauty Parlors." Text at the bottom center of the cover reads "THIS COPY PRESENTED WITH THE COMPLIMENTS OF / JAMES A. JACKSON / "THE ESSO MAN" / 26 BROADWAY NEW YORK, N.Y.] The front cover is torn along the spine and in the bottom right corner. The front and back covers of the book are evenly faded and the content pages of the book are intact. The content of the book is organized by state and consists entirely of text with the exception of three photographs of a service station and tourist-homes.
A black and white photograph of Johnny Gator's barbershop. The photograph features Pete Boyd and Johnny Gator cutting patrons' hair. In the foreground a young is seated in a barber's chair receiving a haircut from a man in a printed shirt. In the background another man is seated receiving a haircut from a man with a light colored shirt. Both barbers have their proper left hands on the foreheads of the patrons, while their proper right hands work the clippers. A woman and young girl stand behind the chair furthest from the camera in a corner of the room. The wall to their immediate left is mostly covered in mirrors and barber supplies. The back of the photograph has a barcode sticker that contains a file name, credit line, and caption as well as a yellow sticker at center.