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A black and white reprint of an original image of Mary McLeod Bethune and her son Albert McLeod Bethune. Mary McLeod Bethune can be seen in the center of the image, sitting in a chair in the middle of her living room. She is wearing a black suit and heeled shoes, and has her hands resting in her lap and her legs crossed at the ankles. Her head is turned to the left, as she listens to her son read from a "Time" magazine. Albert is standing to the left of his mother, and he is looking down at the magazine he is holding in his hands. The "Time" cover depicts a man in a Nazi uniform, with a sun and a Swastika symbol. The cover is from December 1942, during World War II. To the right of the two of them is a wooden desk. Sitting above the desk at the right, awash in light, is a portrait of Mary McLeod Bethune's parents, Samuel and Patsy McIntosh McLeod. On the back of the image is written in pencil, "Dr. Bethune and son Albert Bethune 1942-1943." The image is printed on Kodak paper. The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1942 or 1943


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Subject-Personal Names

Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955); Bethune, Albert McLeod (1899-1989)

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

15 cm. x 10 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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