The portrait of Joe Hill is a hand-colored photograph or painting after a photograph of the labor activist and poet by an unidentified artist. It is encased in a oval frame under glass. Included with the item is a photocopy of a caption with text in Swedish with partial English translation: "Joel Emanuel Hägglund alias Joseph Hillström alias Joe Hill. Organisatör och Poet för Industrial Workers of the World. Född den 7de Oktober 1879, Nedgre Bergsgatan, Gävle, Sverige. Arkebuserad den I9de November I9I5, i Utah State Prison, under order utav Staten Utahs nyndigheter och Utah Construction Company.".
Koch describes his mother's family, the Dinkelspiels, who came to Seattle circa 1886. He discusses his father Samuel Koch in depth, including his father's early life, his career as rabbi of Temple de Hirsch, his work in the Jewish community, and involvement in civic affairs. He speaks specifically about his father's anti-Zionism. He touches on temple affairs, discussing Richard Lang's break with the temple and friction between younger congregation members and older board members. Koch talks about his life as a rabbi's son and family affairs. He speaks of his own activities in the Jewish community, his inactivity in the synagogue, and especially his role in the American Jewish Committee, local and national. He discusses specific cases the Committee was involved in, including Laurelhurst Beach Club and the DeFunis case. He concludes with his view of recent changes in the practice of Judaism and his own concept of what it is to be a Jew
Rucker recalls his childhood and family, his Jewish education at Temple de Hirsch, Rabbi Samuel Koch, and his business career. He discusses the Seattle chapter of the anti-Zionist American Council for Judaism, of which he was a member, and his changed feelings following the establishment of the State of Israel
To George Bradley, St. Paul, detailing the activities of his Meeker County family, particularly his father George C., during the Dakota Conflict of 1862. Original and typed copy. Submitted for a Minnesota Tourism Bureau contest in 1933
Paper describing the transportation routes flowing through Cumberland and the city's industry and development in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries Includes post cards as illustrations. This paper was prepared as part of Lininger's initiation into Phi Mu, an engineering honor society
Paper outlining two examples of the application of economics to engineering, in the transmission of electrical power and in the use of a rectifying or fractionating column Includes diagrams. This paper was prepared as part of Haywood's initiation into Phi Mu, an engineering honor society