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A black and white image of Rod's Snack Bar at the College Center at Bethune-Cookman University. In the foreground of the image is a row of chairs and bar stools, which are arranged in front of a counter. On top of the counter are straw dispensers, flower arrangements, and cake servers. Behind the counter are African American men and women, who are working. In the center of the image is Edward Rodriguez, Mary McLeod Bethune's foster son and manager of the snack bar. He is wearing a white shirt and eyeglasses and walking toward the right of the bar. Behind him can be seen workspace, as well as coffeepots. On the back of the image is written, "College Center Rod's Snack Bar 1949." The photographer of the image is unknown.




Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; Flower arrangements -- Photographs; Snack bars -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Cakes -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Chairs -- Photographs; Coffeepots -- Photographs

Subject-Personal Names

Rodriguez, Edward

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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