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A black and white photograph of Mary McLeod Bethune standing with two older school children, talking to young African American school children playing on a wooden rocker. Mrs. Bethune can be seen at the center of the image, wearing an overcoat and white scarf, as well as a hat. She is leaning on a cane. To her right is a young lady wearing a button-up dress and sneakers. To the left of Mary McLeod Bethune is a young man wearing a three-piece suit. In front of them are a group of male and female school children who are playing in a wooden rocker with seats on either end. Behind the whole group is a wooden fence and a tree. At the left of the image, a rabbit can be seen sitting in a cage on the ground. A tall birdhouse stands against the fence also at the left of the image. On the back of the image is written, "Campus Scene - President Bethune, don't know significance of picture; Dr. Bethune and friends are conversing with small children, 1948." The photographer of the image is unknown.




Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; Girls -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Boys -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Trees -- Florida -- Photographs; Rabbits -- Florida -- Photographs; Fences -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Birdhouses -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Dresses -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; School children -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Conversation -- Photographs

Subject-Personal Names

Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955)

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

21 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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