A black and white photograph of Mary McLeod Bethune standing next to an oversized birthday cake made for her 79th birthday. Mrs. Bethune can be seen standing behind a group of male and female young African American children, who are all wearing a variety of clothes. Mrs. Bethune is wearing a light-colored dress. The cake has decorations and candles on it. On the back of the photograph is written, "July 10, 1954; Mrs. B's 79th birthday assembly, White Hall." The photographer of the image is unknown. The image is printed on Kodak Velox paper.
10 Jul 1954
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Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955)
Number of Images
Side of Image
Front of Postcard
Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection
Size of Original Image
9 cm. x 13 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 79th Birthday" (1954). Images of Central Florida. 1005.