|People, 1998, undated||Box 1, F1|
|Places, 1907-1956||Box 1, F2|
|The South, 1906-1973, undated||Box 1, F3|
|Transportation, 1904-1938, undated||Box 2, F4|
|Cotton and industry, 1906-1947, undated||Box 2, F5|
|Race relations, 1907-1908, undated||Box 2, F6|
|Language, 1905-1948, undated||Box 2, F7|
|Religion, undated||Box 2, F8|
|Stereotypes, 1906-1909, undated||Box 2, F9|
Postcards in this folder contain portrayals of African Americans in various stereotypical ways, particularly in regard to physical appearance. The cards paired images of blacks with labels referential to novels, songs, and other works of contemporary white culture such as "Uncle Tom," and "Old Black Joe." Others cards stereotypically paired blacks with various foods, criminal activity, settings, and situations.
|Tribal depictions, 2002, undated||Box 3, F10|
|Children and babies, 1906-1947, undated||Box 3, F11|
|Women, 1908-1993, undated||Box 3, F12|
|Holidays, 1906-1944, undated||Box 3, F13|
|Music, 1909-1911, undated||Box 3, F14|
|Military service, 1944, undated||Box 3, F15|
|Historical, 1909-1913, undated||Box 3, F16|
Historical postcards include national events and political movements, including the women's suffrage movement of the early twentieth century. One postcard bears the image of the suffragists of "Ye Votes for Women Pilgrimage from New York City to Washington D.C., 1913" which included suffragette Elisabeth Freeman.
|Restaurants and hotels, undated||Box 4, F17|
|Dry goods and groceries, undated||Box 4, F18|
|Medicinal, 1880-1881, undated||Box 4, F19|
|Entertainment and events, 1882, undated||Box 4, F20|
|Toiletries, undated||Box 4, F21|
|Cleaning, undated||Box 4, F22|
|Clothing, undated||Box 4, F23|
|Sewing, hardware, furniture, and industrial, 1871, undated||Box 4, F24|
|General and unidentified, 1878, undated||Box 4, F25|
Contains 1878 card by Currier & Ives depicting African Americans as horse trainers.
|Gleason's Literary Companion (Boston, Mass. : [Frederick Gleason, editor and publisher]), 1863 January 3||Box 5, F26|
|"The Whipping-Post and Pillory in Delaware", 1876 November 18||Box 5, F27|
Engraving from a clipping of Harper's Weekly .
|Advertisement, 1928||Box 5, F28|
For sale of Miller Brothers Furniture, located at 9th and King Streets in Wilmington, Delaware.
|Letter from Kay Boyle to Gregory Wilson, 1978||Box 5, F29|
Educator, activist, and author Kay Boyle (1902-1992) wrote this letter to Gregory C. Wilson from San Francisco, California. The letter is written on handmade Japanese paper and cardstock.
|McCurdy wood engravings, undated||Box 5, F30|
Five original wood engravings by the artist Michael McCurdy, one of which depicts Willow Street on Beacon Hill in Boston, Massachusetts.
|Lawrence Ferlinghetti, The Love Nut. [Lincoln, Mass.]: Penmaen Press, 1979||Box 5, F31|
Poetry broadside with a wood engraving by Michael McCurdy. Item removed for cataloging in Special Collections.