Black-and-white image depciting left side of north view of McLeod Plantation. Writing on image reads, "McLeod Residence. James Island near Charleston, S.C." Writing on back of image reads, "McLeod House 1854 built, Photograph by Howard R. Jacobs. About 1935."
Black-and-white image depicting southwest view of McLeod Plantation. Writing on back of image reads, "McLeod House, James Island. Southwest view. About 1935-40. The Tin roof was later replaces with asbestos shingles."
Five-page program for Avery's commencement exercises for the class of 1935, held at Morris Street Baptist Church. Program includes a class roll, distinguishing between "college preparatory" and "teacher training" students, and a list of commencement speeches.
Petition submitted to Charleston County Probate Court by J. Frederick Knobeloch, represented by attorney William H. Harty, stating that Knobeloch has legally executed Sophie H. Nagel's last will and testament, and that the amount left over after making the payments itemized in an included list of receipts and disbursements, $2,654.22, is to go to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church. An accompanying court order sets a hearing date for the final settlement.
Photograph of eleven members of the Avery men's basketball team in uniform on the main stairccase at the Avery Institute. The coach stands to one side and one player holds a plaque that reads "S.C. State… First Place Boys." A basketball sits in front of the players that reads "Avery '35.
Handwritten meeting minutes discussing club business and activities. During the meeting the members discussed doing outreach to white Charlestonians about the conditions of Black people and an idea of handing out the NAACP magazine, the Crisis was presented. Additional meeting matters including sending correspondence to family members to express condolences and W.E.B. DuBois for his bithday.
Handwritten meeting minutes discussing club business and activities. Topics dicussed included the history of Ethopia and the issues facing the country. Additionally the club voted to send letters to U.S Senate leaders, the U.S. President, and U.S. Representives to urge them to support the Costigan-Wagner Act, which was an anti-lynching bill. The bill was sponsored by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
Black-and-white illustration of the interior of the Türkischer Tempel (Turkish Temple) in Vienna during the celebration of Shavuot. From the calendar card for the youth service of the Israelitische Kultusgemeinde Wien, dated June 1, 1935.