A black and white image of Mary McLeod Bethune speaking emphatically to a sorority at Wayne University in Detroit, Michigan. She is featured center, and is wearing a suit jacket and skirt and is holding her arms out to her sides. A chair sits in front of her. Around her are seated African American male and female students who are watching her intently. Windows are covered by curtains. On the back of the image are written the date and place of the event, as well as, "Soror Mary McLeod Bethune addressing the spellbound students at tea in her honor." The photographer of the image is unknown.
1 May 1950
Black and white photography -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Photographs; Bethune, Mary McLeod -- Public appearances -- Speaking -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Photographs; Suits (Clothing) -- Photographs; Chairs -- Photographs; Men -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Photographs; Women -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Photographs; African Americans; Spectators -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Photographs; Draperies -- Photographs; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Students -- African Americans -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Photographs
Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955)
Number of Images
Side of Image
Back of Postcard
Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection
Size of Original Image
10 cm. x 9 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 at Wayne University" (1970). Images of Central Florida. 1154.