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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

Subject-Personal Names

Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955)

Number of Images

2 images

Side of Image

Back of Postcard


Bethune-Cookman University

Repository Collection

Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection

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Size of Original Image

21 cm. x 25 cm.

Rights Statement

All rights to images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information contact University Archives, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, FL 32114 (386) 481-2186.

Digital Publisher

Electronically reproduced by the Digital Services unit of the University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, 2009.

Funding source

LSTA Grant 2008-2009

Digital Reproduction Specifications

Jpeg2000 images were derived from 400 dpi tiffs scanned on a Kodak i200 series flatbed scanner.

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