A black and white copy of a letter from Michael J. Weller to J. Thomas Savage, then curator at the Historic Charleston Foundation. The letter is regarding a punch bowl with various engravings. It goes into detail about the bowl and requests more information on the bowl, if available.
A black and white mounted photograph of one of three sides of a silver chalice awarded as 'A premium from the Agricultural Society of So. [South] Carolina, to General [George] Washington for raising the largest jackass.' This side has an engraving of the awarding institution, the Agricultural Society of South Carolina.
A color photograph of a parade float sponsored by the Agricultural Society of South Carolina, Charleston County Department of Natural Resources, and the Charleston Agricultural and Industrial Fair (November 11-16, 1929). The three are 'Partners Promoting Progress.' The float participated in a parade celebrating the opening of the John P. Grace Memorial Bridge (also known as 'the old Cooper River Bridge'). Five girls dressed as field hands ride the float alongside a pyramid decorated with vegetables: Julia Frampton, Annette Remington, Rosa Belle Blank, Louise Brown, and Isabel Frampton (one may not be pictured). Special attention is paid to the iodine in vegetables and its health benefits.
A black and white photograph of a man, young boy and a steer that was awarded a ribbon and title of Champion Steer in a 4-H Club competition at the Charleston Agricultural and Industrial [? Illegible] Fair.
A black an white photograph of an engraving on a punch bowl featuring a vignette of a women gathering what appear to be artichokes while the man on the left looks to be primed to chop wood (center). The word 'Perseverance' is engraved underneath.
A color photograph of the front of a delivery truck over packed with various vegetables and of the laborers. Photograph has a caption on the back that reads, 'Artistic loading. Vegetables for Eastern Markets from E.W. King, Charleston, S.C.'
A black and white photograph taken from behind a man standing who is giving a presentation behind a table of vegetables. The attendees and participants are outside of a building owned by Coburg Dairy with a list of 'Rental Terms' on the exterior wall.
A black and white photograph of an exhibit booth by the Food Committee and Women's Defense Committee for 'Food for Defense.' Upon entering the exhibit the attendee is prompted with the question of, 'Are you a Perky or a Poky?' and then confronted with good and bad dietary choices. Dolls are used as an attempt to provide an example of a 'Perky' woman and a 'Poky' woman.
A color photograph of laborers harvesting potatoes and putting them into barrels in the background while E.W. King [?] observes. Photograph has a caption on the front that reads, '120 bshls [bushels] per acre. E.W. King - St Andrews Parish [Charleston] S.C. 1929.'
A black and white photograph close-up of the engraving on a punch bowl of a laurel with the initials 'J.M.' engraved within and the date of '1828' engraved below. The 'M' is thought to stand for Miller.
A black and white mounted photograph of one of three sides of a silver chalice awarded as 'A premium from the Agricultural Society of So. [South] Carolina, to General [George] Washington for raising the largest jackass.' This side has an engraving of the words dedicating the chalice to General [George] Washington.