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A black and white image of Mary McLeod Bethune, seated center, with two female officers of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority, Tau chapter. Mrs. Bethune is wearing a suit jacket and is holding a bouquet of flowers in her lap. To the left of her is Vice-President Louise Rogers, who is wearing a dress and hat. To the right of Mrs. Bethune is President Blanche Causey, who is wearing a dress. Mrs. Bethune appears to be talking to them. On the back of the photograph is written the date (May 1, 1950) and place of the meeting, as well as who is present in the photo. The photographer of the image is unknown.


1 May 1950


Black and white photography -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Photographs; Students -- African Americans -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Photographs; Women -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Photographs; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Dresses -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Photographs; Bouquets -- Photographs; Chairs -- Photographs; Conversation -- 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

9 cm. x 9 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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