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Harris & Ewing


A black and white image of Mary McLeod Bethune at work in her office. She is sitting at a desk which has numerous slots where papers have been organized. On top of the desk is a clock, a lamp which is lit, and a row of books which include a Bible and Webster's Dictionary. Wallpaper decorates the walls of the room. Hanging above the desk is a picture of Jesus Christ. Draperies cover the windows. To the left of the image is a mirror and vanity which reflects the contents of the room. On the back of the photograph is a statement by Harris & Ewing, publishers of the photograph.




Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Dresses -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Draperies -- Photographs; Desks -- Photographs; Bibles -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Lamps -- Photographs; Mirrors -- Photographs; Wallpapers -- Photographs; Chairs -- Photographs; Clocks and watches -- 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 26 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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