A black and white photograph of Mary McLeod Bethune and James A. Colston, who served briefly as the second president of Bethune-Cookman University behind Mary McLeod Bethune. Mary McLeod Bethune is sitting at her desk signing a document. James A. Colston is standing to the right of her, looking down at the paper she is signing. Behind them can be seen a large bookshelf wall unit. In the background of the image behind Dr. Colston is a door with a sign above it which reads, "Think." Dr. Colston is wearing a three-piece suit, while Mrs. Bethune wears a dress. On the back of the photograph is a note that reads, "Presidents of BCC, Dr. Bethune and Dr. Colston, 1940's; Page 2 collage." The photographer of the image is unknown. The image is printed on Koidak Royal paper.
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Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955)
Number of Images
Side of Image
Back of Postcard
Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection
Size of Original Image
12 cm. x 10 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 and James A. Colston" (1940). Images of Central Florida. 1026.