An advertisement card for Rev. R. L. Thomas of the Second Pilgrim Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The top two thirds of the card feature a black-and-white photograph of Thomas seated and wearing a light-colored suit and hat with a paisley print tie. Text is printed in black ink below the photograph listing Thomas's various roles in leadership for religious organizations and his contact information. An inscription is written in blue ink between the photograph and printed text. The reverse is blank.
A program from the October 1919 District Conference of the West Philadelphia District of the Philadelphia Conference of the A.M.E. Church. The program is made from a single sheet of paper folded in half vertically to form four pages. On the front is the main information about the conference. The interior pages contain the schedules for both days of the conference, detailing various reports and their presenters. The back page continues the schedule and has information regarding committees and a notice about levels of monetary support for different sized congregations.
A letter from Rev. John B. Randolph (.1) and a photomechanical print of a photograph of Randolph (.2). The letter is written on pre-printed letterhead that features a design along the top third of the page with the text "EVERLASTING AND EVER AT IT WILL BRING SUCCESS / TO ALL HONEST ENDEAVORS" above three (3) black-and-white prints of photographs featuring the exterior of the Metropolitan Baptist Church, the pastor, and the church's pipe organ. The photo prints are inside printed borders with ornate scrollwork designs around them. The letter has been pre-printed just below the photos with "PHILADELPHIA, PA. ........ 190...." with text written by Randolph regarding delinquent taxes on a property. A reply has been written in the lower left corner that the tax payments for the property are up to date. The reverse is blank.
15.2 A photomechanical print of a photograph of Rev. John B. Randolph, the same one featured at the center of the letterhead of .1. He stands in front of a forest backdrop and wears a shirt with rolled cuffs. He has a felt hat and holds a shovel in front of him. The reverse is blank.