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A black and white image of the four-generations of the Bethune family together in Mary McLeod Bethune's living room. Mary McLeod Bethune is seated in an armchair with her two great-grandchildren sitting in her lap, holding each with one arm. In her left arm is Donald Bethune. The other child's name is not known. Standing behind Mary McLeod Bethune to the left is Albert McLeod Bethune, Jr., the father of the young infants. The man standing to the right of him is Albert McLeod Bethune, Sr., his father and the son of Mary McLeod Bethune. The two older men are wearing suits and ties. To the left of the group is a window with a decorative vase in it. To the right is a fireplace with a fire screen and mantle. On the back of the image is written in pencil, "Albert Bethune Jr, Albert Bethune, Dr. Bethune, and g. grands; early 1950's." The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1950s


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Suits (Clothing) -- Photographs; Dresses -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Vases -- Photographs; African Americans; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Chairs -- Photographs; Fireplaces -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Fire screens -- Photographs; Infants -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Living rooms -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs

Subject-Personal Names

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

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 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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