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A black and white image of Dr. James Colston, college president 1945-1947, speaking onstage in White Hall auditorium. He is standing next to a podium. On the ground below the stage is a piano with a flower arrangement sitting on top. Behind Dr. Colston is Mary McLeod Bethune. She is sitting in a chair and is wearing a dark-colored suit and a pearl necklace. Next to her sits an administrator. Behind them are sitting students in school uniforms. On the right side of the stage can partially be seen a sign that reads, "School... 41 Years, BCC, 1904." On the back of the image is written, "Dr. Colston; Mrs. Bethune at assembly program." The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1945


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College buildings -- Florida -- Photographs; Thomas White Hall (Daytona Beach, Fla.) -- Photographs; African Americans; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Public speaking -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Pianos -- Photographs; Podiums -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Chairs -- Photographs; Students -- African Americans -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs

Subject-Personal Names

Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955)

Number of Images

2 images

Side of Image

Back of Postcard


Bethune-Cookman University

Repository Collection

Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection

CFM Storyline




Size of Original Image

10 cm. x 15 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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