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A black and white image of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, left, Madam Pandit (Indian Ambassador to the United States), center, and Mary McLeod Bethune, right. They are all wearing dark-colored dress, and Bethune and Roosevelt are wearing pearl necklaces. They are sitting next to each other in front of a curtain. The image was printed on the back of a postcard advertising, "The Bethune-Cookman College Mary McLeod Bethune Fine Arts Center invites you to the reception of 'Bethune-Cookman College Celebrates Black History with the Portraits of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune'; Reception January 18, 1998, Mary McLeod Bethune Fine Arts Center, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm; January 18, 1998 - Febraury 23, 1998, Harvey W. Lee, Jr. Memorial Gallery, Museuum Hours Monday - Friday 10:00-12:00 Noon - 1:00 - 4:00 pm." The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1940s


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Presidents' spouses -- United States of America -- Photographs; Ambassadors -- India -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Dresses -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Pearls -- Photographs; Necklaces -- Photographs

Subject-Personal Names

Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955); Roosevelt, Anna Eleanor (1884-1962); Pandit, Vijaya Lakshmi (1900-1990)

Number of Images

2 images

Side of Image

Front of Postcard


Bethune-Cookman University

Repository Collection

Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection

CFM Storyline




Size of Original Image

14 cm. x 22 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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