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A black and white photograph of the faculty at Bethune-Cookman University gathering for a birthday celebration for Mary McLeod Bethune. At the left of the image is Mrs. BJ Moore, an African American woman who is wearing a paisley dress. She is holding a bucket of sherbert and is scooping the contents into a large punch bowl. The bowl is sitting on a table with cups and a plate of covered food. To the right of her is Mary Cooks, who is wearing a light-colored dress. The person to the right of her is an African American woman who is not visible and whose identity is unknown. The woman at the right of the image who is wearing a paisley dress is Dr. Avaloz. In the background behind the women can be seen African American men and women who are seated in chairs. Trees can also be seen in the background. On the back of the image is written in pencil, "L-R Mrs. BJ Moore, Mary Cooks, ?, Dr. Avaloz; Bethune birthday celebration, 1970's." The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1970s


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Trees -- Florida -- Photographs; Bethune, Mary McLeod -- Commemorations -- Birthdays -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Dresses -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Tables -- Photographs; Bowls (Tableware) -- Photographs; Drinking vessels -- Photographs

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

13 cm. x 18 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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