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A black and white image of Mary McLeod Bethune standing with Carmella Williams, a soprano concert artist, after her performance at the college. Mrs. Bethune is standing on the left, and is wearing a black dress with a large pendant necklace around her neck. Carmella Williams is standing on the right, wearing an Orient-inspired costume. In the background can be seen female student who is watching the photographer take the picture. On the back of the image is written in pencil, "Miss Carmella Williams, soprano concert artist, with Mrs. Bethune after her appearance at the college, yr. 1954." The photographer of the image is unknown.




Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; Dresses -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- 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

21 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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