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.
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
Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955); Bethune, Albert McLeod (1899-1989)
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Side of Image
Back of Postcard
Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection
Size of Original Image
9 cm. x 13 cm.
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Electronically reproduced by the Digital Services unit of the University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, 2009.
LSTA Grant 2008-2009
Digital Reproduction Specifications
Jpeg2000 images were derived from 400 dpi tiffs scanned on a Kodak i200 series flatbed scanner.
"Mary McLeod Bethune with her family" (1950). Images of Central Florida. 1086.