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A black and white photograph of Mary McLeod Bethune being presented a bouquet of flowers by Miss Doris Johnson, who is standing to the right of Mary McLeod Bethune and has her hand on the bouquet. Mrs. Bethune can be seen in the center of the photograph, wearing a dress and holding the flowers. The remaining women in the photograph are unidentified, and are all wearing dresses. They are members of the Delta Sigma Theta, Tau chapter. On the back of the photograph is written the place and location of the picture, as well as this description: "Soror Mary McLeod Bethune being presented a bouquet of roses by Miss Doris Johnson of Alpha Kappa Alpha. Members of Tau Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta look on." The photographer of the image is unknown.


1 May 1950


Black and white photography -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Photographs; Bethune, Mary McLeod -- Public appearances -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Photographs; Dresses -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Photographs; African Americans; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Bouquets -- Photographs; Fraternities and sororities -- Michigan -- Detroit -- 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

9 cm. x 9 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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