A black and white photograph of eighteen graduate chapter members of the Tau Omega Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. All eighteen men in the photograph are wearing suits and ties. Eight members are seated behind a table and ten members are standing directly behind them. Waldo C. Falkener, Sr. is seated second from the left. In front of the table is a large dark, placard, the Tau Omega Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity emblem is partially visible. The placard is a heraldic shaped shield bordered in light paint with light colored dots between the border and the edge. In the center of the placard are the Greek letters [O?F] below a five-point star painted in a light color. There are no inscriptions or marks, front or back.
A black and white photograph of fourteen men playing football at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. One of the players is Herschel H. Falkener. The football players are all wearing the same uniforms: dark shirts, light pants, dark knee-length socks over the pants and medium dark, leather helmets with earflaps. Five spectators are watching the game in the background and a man wearing a white shirt and black pants is in the foreground. There are no inscriptions or marks, front or back.
A black and white photograph of eleven men playing football at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. One of the players is Herschel H. Falkener. The football players are in a lined up in a traditional scrimmage formation with their right hands touching the ground, in three-point stance positions. The center lineman is in the center right of the photograph and is holding the ball. To his right are six men and to his left are four men. Five of the players, including the center lineman, are wearing helmets with earflaps. Six of the players, all standing on the right, are wearing dark shirts and light pants, knee-length socks over the pants. One player, to the immediate right of center lineman, and only his helmet and light parts are visible. Four players are wearing light colored shirts over a dark colored shirts and light pants. There are three men in the background on the right side of the photograph facing away from the camera. There is a partially visible, metal tower on the on the left side of the photograph and a house in the left, center of the photograph in the background. The scrimmage line is in the foreground. A number has been handwritten on the back in pencil.
A black and white photograph of three men playing football at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. All three players are facing the camera, standing behind one of the yard lines. The center player has both hands on the ground, in a four-point stance. He is flanked on both sides by players with their right hands on the ground in three-point stance positions. The two players on the right side of the photograph are wearing helmets with earflaps. All of the players are wearing dark shirts and light pants, and the two players on the left are wearing knee-length socks over the pants. The goal post is directly behind the players. There are spectators behind the goal posts in the background and white painted houses and a white, picket fence in the distant background. There are no inscriptions or marks, front or back. There is a scribble on the back in pencil.
This document is from a collection of financial papers related to the plantation operations of several generations of the Rouzee Family in Essex County, Virginia. The papers date from the 1790s through 1860.
This handwritten, one page, single-sided document is titled "Hands to be brought from N. Ca." at the top. The document consists of a list of men in the lefthand column, totaled "8 males" at the bottom, and a list of women and children in the righthand column, totaled "9 females + 4 children" at the bottom. In the middle is the note "From Richmond / 2 children" above some numerical notations, possibly monetary amounts.
The names in the list of males are as follows: John Ray, Henry, Davy Sr., Buck, Wm Rsand, Davy Jr, Harry, Robert.
The names in the list of women and children are as follows: Marin + child, Mary Jane, Dilcy+ Baby, Amy + child + Lizzie Nurse, Judy Marins daughter, Eliza Walker, Sally, Agnes + baby to be notified immediately, Fenton.
The two children noted in the middle are not named.
Phi Beta Sigma cardigan sweater from the Alpha Epsilon Chapter at Johnson C. Smith University. This white and blue knit cardigan has multiple white and blue patches. The white cardigan has a v-neck, opens at the center front, and closes with six white buttons. The neck and opening are edged in blue. The long sleeves have blue cuffs and the two rectangular pockets on the front are lined in blue. There are three horizontal stripes across the collarbone, shoulder blades, and around the upper PL arm. Patches on the PR front of the sweater feature the Greek letters Phi, Beta, and Sigma "F / B / S" arranged vertically at a diagonal. Underneath is a patch that reads "Bill." The PL front bears a patch of the Phi Beta Sigma shield. Five patches are sewn to the PR arm: the number "56" and three stars. Two patches , the letters "A E", are stitched to the PL arm. A large patch is sewn to the upper back of the sweater. It reads "Phi Beta Sigma / Fraternity Inc." Sewn into the neck inside the cardigan is an ivory fabric tag. It features red text and yellow and red graphics of a megaphone, footballs, and winged foot. The text reads "100% PURE WOOL - DRY CLEAN ONLY / LOGAN / Knitting Mills / (illegible)038 W. MADISON ST. CHICAGO, ILL."