A one-page, typed, signed letter from George Washington Carver to Clifton Johnson, on Tuskegee Institute stationery. Carver thanks Johnson for sending him some photographs and hopes Johnson will visit Tuskegee again.
A man stands look out at the valley, while leaning against a wooden gate. Caption on reverse reads "Catskills Roxbury John Burroughs overlooking the valley from the old farm. Late afternoon. Enjoying the old farm view over the western valley."
Hudson Maxim slides down a sandbank while two men look from atop the embankment. A wagon filled with sand stands near the bottom with a third man looking at Hudson. A couple of buildings are visible in the background, through bare trees.
A dilapidated wood cabin, identified as the building Booker T. Washington started his school. A wooden fence and some trees are on the right. Caption on back: "The cabin in which Booker Washington started his school."