A cabinet card with an albumen print of three (3) unidentified women and seven (7) unidentified children posed on the porch of a wooden house. The women all sit in chairs, with one woman seated at the right background alone. The other two women are surrounded by the children who are seated and standing, with one young child in the lap of one of the women. The building is surrounded by a swept yard and a rough-hewn fence. The title "Folks Al [sic] Home" is imprinted in the lower left facing side of the image. The photographer's name and address are printed in black ink on the reverse of the gray card mount, with an additional handwritten inscription on the back with the name Herman Barthmaier.
This organ was purchased by Mr. Henry L. Long, a Pullman Porter in Seneca, Carolina, in 1911. It was used by his family for gatherings and celebrations.
A parlor style reed or pump organ (2012.7.1a) and mirror (2012.7.1b) made by E.P. Carpenter & Company and owned by Henry L. Long. The organ is made of wood with a natural, medium tone finish showing the wood grain. It has two ornately wrought metal foot pumps at the center bottom of the instrument. The keyboard has 36 white keys and 25 black keys. Above the keyboard is a black panel set into the organ which reads [Carpenter / Company.] on the PR side and [Brattleboro / Vt. U.S.A.] on the PL. In the center are two sets of five stops, each with a different name to indicate which pipes they control. The hutch section of the organ is decorated with wood applique. In the upper middle of the hutch is a horizontal rectangular space for the mirror (2012.7.1b) which is currently detached.
This stereograph card depicts a group of women, children and a man sitting and standing in and in font of a doorway to a clapboard building. The adults all hold children on their laps or in in their arms. Consisting of two similar images side by side, the card is arranged with the images in the center. At either end of the card is vertical script. On the left hand margin the words read "Underwood & Underwood Publishers, / New York, London, Toronto-Canada, Ottawa-Kansas." On the right hand margin are the words "Works and Studios/ Arlington, NJ, / Sun Sculpture/ [illegible]/ Trade Marks/ Westwood NJ." Running horizontally across the bottom margin are the words "These are the Generations of Ham. / Copyright, 1895, by Strohmeyer & Wyman." On the reverse of the card are the words" These are the Generations of Ham. / Les Generations des Jambons tumes (Ham). / Ham's [illegible]. / Estas son las generaciones del Jamon ahumado (Ham). / Desse aro Hams Attlingar. / [Greek lettered phrase]."