A black and white image taken from a distance from the temporary tent used to cover Mary McLeod Bethune's grave on the day of her funeral. She rests on the campus of Bethune-Cookman University. In this image, the funeral flower arrangements have been moved from their place inside White Hall to the grave. In the background of the image can be seen trees covered in Spanish moss, as well as unidentified buildings. To the right of the image a man and woman walk away from the gravesite. On the back of the image is written in pencil, "Mary M. Bethune gravesite May 23, 1955." The photographer of the image is unknown.
23 May 1955
Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Bethune, Mary McLeod -- Death and burial -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Flower arrangements -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Temporary buildings -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Trees -- Florida -- Photographs; Spanish moss -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs
Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955)
Number of Images
Side of Image
Back of Postcard
Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection
Size of Original Image
21 cm. x 25 cm.
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Electronically reproduced by the Digital Services unit of the University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, 2009.
LSTA Grant 2008-2009
Digital Reproduction Specifications
Jpeg2000 images were derived from 400 dpi tiffs scanned on a Kodak i200 series flatbed scanner.
"Mary McLeod Bethune's gravesite" (1955). Images of Central Florida. 1000.