The Jackie Shearer papers (Additions) consist of personal and professional papers that document her film projects. The personal papers include appointment books and greeting cards. The professional papers primarily consist of research materials and scripts (drafts and final editions) written by Shearer for "Didn't Take Low," which focused on the lives of domestic workers during the Great Depression. The other projects documented in the collection include "A Minor Altercation," "Incident Report," "Sophronia" and a civil rights film. Professional papers also include administrative records that relate to Shearer's company Reel Deal, Inc., principally contracts and subject files.