Leon and Orchid Jordan standing in the basement of their house in Kansas City with items collected in Africa. Ebony statues and other handmade artifacts are on a table and animal skins hang from a pipe behind the Jordans.
Orchid Jordan holding a lobster by its antennae while looking forward and smiling. Orchid is wearing a white shirt, skirt, and hat. She is holding the lobster in front of a large crate addressed from the Jordan residence in Kansas City to their residence in Monrovia.
Orchid Jordan on the floor of the Missouri House of Representatives. She is standing in front of a microphone and holding papers in one hand. She is looking to the side while speaking. Other representatives are sitting and walking around Jordan.
Orchid Jordan sitting on a deck chair on the ship "African Grove" (identified on back) during the initial voyage to Liberia. Orchid is wearing an overcoat and has a blanket wrapped around her legs. She is looking forward and smiling.
Orchid Jordan talking with three other men on the front steps of a building in Monrovia. Jordan is wearing a polka dot dress and the men are wearing business dress clothing. The men are identified as Lt. Romey W. King, and John George.
Three columns of printed negative strips with images from ship travels related to Inaugural Ceremonies for the Liberian President. Image descriptions from top to bottom, left to right. Image 1: Two unidentified men speaking on the deck in front of several unidentified women. The man on the left is smoking a cigarette. Image 2: Three unidentified men talking on the deck near the ship railing. The two men on the left are holding cigarettes and leaning against the railing. Image 3-5: Various images of a group of men, women, and children standing for a group photo on the deck. Leon Jordan is standing in the back row to the far left. He is wearing sunglasses and laughing. Most everyone is smiling and looking at the camera. Image 6: Orchid Jordan standing against a railing with two unidentified women and a young girl. Everyone is looking forward and smiling. Jordan is standing in the middle. All three women are wearing dresses and holding purses. The young girl is wearing a shirt and shorts. Image 7: Orchid Jordan standing against a railing next to utility pipes for the ship. Jordan is wearing a white dress and sunglasses. She is looking forward and smiling. Image 8: Two unidentified people standing on the deck and leaning on a railing. The woman in front is examining an item held in her hands. The man in back is looking up while blowing smoke from a cigarette. Image 9: Two unidentified people making faces while standing on a deck next to utility equipment for the ship. The woman in front is holding her hands to the side of her head while smiling. There are warehouses on the port behind them. Image 10: Two unidentified men standing with Leon and Orchid Jordan, leaning against a railing on the ship. Leon is standing on the far right and Orchid is standing second from left. Everyone is looking forward and smiling. The Jordans are wearing sunglasses. Cranes and ship rigging are visible in back. Image 11: Leon Jordan standing with three unidentified men, leaning against a railing on the ship. Jordan is standing on the far right. Three of the men are looking forward. Cranes and rigging are visible in back. Image 12: Two unidentified women standing on the steps of a house likely in Kansas City. The woman on the left is holding a purse and wearing a skirt and blouse. The woman on the right is wearing a dress and holding a vinyl record. Both are looking forward and smiling.
Orchid Jordan standing on a small wooden bridge in Paris with an unidentified man and boy. Jordan is looking forward and smiling. The man and boy are looking at a stream under the bridge. Several large ferns grow on both sides and hang from the thatched roof ceiling.
Leon and Orchid Jordan walking into the street in front of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Cars are driving toward the arch. Several other people are walking along the sidewalk. Leon is wearing a beret and Orchid is holding a package under her arm.
Orchid Jordan sitting on a couch in the Jordans' Kansas City house with jewelry and other items collected in Africa. Orchid is holding an ivory lamp in front of a cheetah skin on the couch. There are handmade jewelry and leather goods displayed on the table.
Orchid Jordan standing with an unidentified man on the front step of the Jordans' house in Monrovia. Jordan is standing on the right and the other man is on the left, wearing white robes and holding a rosary. Jordan is looking at the man and both are smiling.
Orchid Jordan with a group of legislators in the Missouri General Assembly, possibly the Missouri Legislative Black Caucus. Jordan is standing second from the left in the front row. Everyone is looking forward and smiling.
Orchid Jordan sitting outside with an unidentified man. Jordan is wearing a floral dress and embracing the man while smiling. The man is wearing a white shirt and striped tie, looking at Jordan and smiling as well.
Orchid and Leon Jordan with an assortment of masks from their African art collection in their Kansas City home. The masks are hung on a sheet hanging on a table leaning against a wall. Orchid is wearing a patterned dress and head wrap. Leon is wearing a striped robe and small hat. Both are looking at the masks and smiling.
Graduating class photo in front of a large brick building. Orchid Jordan is standing in the first row, sixth from right. Everyone is wearing black robes and mortarboard hats with tassels. Everyone is looking forward and some are smiling. Several names are listed on the back of the photo including Elmer Stokes, Melba Lawrence, Grace Cooper, Charlotte Stoner, Charlotte Howard, Lillian Williamson, and Blanche Falfus.
Portrait of Orchid Jordan. Jordan is looking forward and smiling. She is wearing a white blazer and silk scarf. Front and back of photo stamped with text "This is an unretouched portrait pre-view for your inspection and must be returned for your order. It is necessary for our file. Wright Studio, Jefferson City, Mo."
Orchid Jordan, an unidentified man, and Hendrick Jordense with a Jeep in an open road in Liberia. Orchid and the man are standing behind the car and talking Hendrick is sitting in the driver's seat and looking at the other two.
Hendrik Jordense, an unidentified sailor, and Orchid Jordan standing left to right on the deck of the U.S.S. Monrovia. All three are standing by a lifesaver and looking forward. Two unidentified sailors are walking in the background.