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A black and white image of Mary McLeod Bethune standing with Duke Ellington and three other men. Mary McLeod Bethune is second from left, and is wearing a suit jacket and skirt, and is wearing a hat and pearl necklace. Duke Ellington is to the right of her, and he is wearing a three-piece suit and is holding a large, rolled-up certificate in his hand. The three other men in the photograph are unidentified, and they are also dressed formally in three-piece suits. The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1950s


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Suits (Clothing) -- Photographs; Hats -- Photographs; Necklaces -- Photographs; Pearls -- Photographs; Jazz musicians -- American -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs

Subject-Personal Names

Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955); Ellington, Edward Kennedy "Duke" (1899-1974)

Number of Images

2 images

Side of Image

Front of Postcard


Bethune-Cookman University

Repository Collection

Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection

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Size of Original Image

21 cm. x 26 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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