An appliqued red and green wedding quilted bedcover made by Lydia Hardiman for her daughter Lucy Hardiman Roundtree. Four (4) repeating blocks depicting stylized pineapple fruits in red striped and solid green cotton on a white ground are separated by green sashing with red squares in the corners. The sashing also appears on two exterior edges of the top. The pineapple design consists of a leafy stem with three (3) large fruits extending from the stem. The blocks are not oriented in the same direction. The blocks are hand appliqued and hand pieced with white cotton thread. There is cotton batting between the top and the plain white cotton backing. The layers are hand quilted with white cotton thread that traces the appliqued fruit pattern and is sewn in a diagonally-oriented grid in the negative spaces. The edges of the quilt are turned and hand stitched to the back.
A double barreled open hammer shotgun broken into two pieces (.1ab) with ramrod (.2). Part a consists of the steel barrels with hammers and triggers. The barrels are arranged side-by-side. Part b includes the wooden stock and metal trigger guard. The ramrod (2012.155.3.2) consists of a slender metal shaft and a wood handle.
This radio belonged to Herman and Minnie Roundtree. Minnie Jones Roundtree loved to play baseball with the boys when she was growing up. Herman bought her the radio so she could keep up with her favorite team, the St. Louis Cardinals.
A Philco model 48-482 tabletop radio owned by Herman and Minnie Roundtree. The radio is made of stained wood with a white with red dashed grille cloth. Below the grille cloth is the radio tuning dial with short wave, FM and AM frequencies. Two plastic knobs are on either side of the dial. Ten plastic pushbuttons are below the dial. The back of the radio is open. Inside the radio are vacuum tubes, fuses, wire, an electrical cord and other radio components.
Baby doll wearing a white cotton dress, two knit socks, a cotton undergarment and a knit cap. The dress is fastened with a safety pin and the cap ties with a green ribbon. The doll has blue glass eyes, rosy lips and cheeks, and short brown hair coming out from underneath the bonnet.