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P. C. Sykes Photographs, 1228 S. Bonsall St., Phila., Pa.


A black and white image of Mary McLeod Bethune seated in a chair with her grandson Albert McLeod Bethune, Jr. standing next to her. She is wearing a black dress with a pearl necklace. Albert Bethune Jr. is wearing a three-piece suit. They are posed in front of a door with a glass insert. On the back of the image is written in ink, "Albert McLeod Bethune Jr pictured with his grandmother Mary McLeod Bethune." Also written on theback is "early 1950s," as well as the stamp of the photographer's studio.


ca. 1950s


Black and white photography -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Photographs; Chairs -- Photographs; African Americans; Women -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Photographs; Men -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Photographs; Suits (Clothing) -- Photographs; Dresses -- Photographs; Necklaces -- Photographs; Pearls -- Photographs; Doors and doorways -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 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

20 cm. x 25 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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