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A black and white image of Mary McLeod Bethune standing at the front door of the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, which was also her home. Dr. Bethune can be seen at the right of the image, wearing a white dress and white shoes. Her hand is resting on the doorknob of the storm door on the outside of the building. She is standing on the front porch. The storm door is open, and inside can be seen the main door, which is also open. On the wall to the left of the door is a plaque that reads "Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, 1953, 'Not for myself but for others'." The Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation has been recognized as a National Historic Site. On the front of the image is written in pink ink, "Door of foundation." On the back of the photograph is written in pink ink, "Careful; Precious." The photographer of the image is unknown.




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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

18 cm. x 13 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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