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A black and white image of Mary McLeod Bethune presenting an award to an African American male in the auditorium in White Hall. Mrs. Bethune can be seen at the left, wearing a patterned dress. She is standing behind a podium, and is handing something to the man at the right. He is wearing a suit and is looking out at the audience. Seated behind them, watching the events, are Mrs. D. E. Williams, wearing a white hat and dark dress, and Mr. D. E. Williams, who was the supervisor of Negro Schools in Florida at the time. Behind them, sitting on the bleachers, are other onlookers. On the back of the photograph is written in pencil, "1940s, Mrs. Bethune awarding trophy, Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Williams, sup. of Negro Schools in Florida." The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1950s


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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 26 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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