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A black and white photograph of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity dressed in tuxedoes and prepared for a ball on campus. The group is composed of African American men who are all wearing tuxedoes and bowties. Some are wearing boutinnieres. Four of the men are wearing white tuxedo jackets; the rest are wearing black jackets. The decorations include crepe paper hanging from the ceiling, as well as balloons and palm trees line the floor. President Richard V. Moore is the sixth person standing from the left, and Dr. Texas Adams, the college physician, is the first man standing on the right of the image. The photographer of the image is unknown.




Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Students -- African Americans -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Fraternities and sororities -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Balls (Parties) -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Tuxedoes -- Photographs; Festive decorations -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs

Subject-Personal Names

Moore, Richard Vernon, Sr. (1906-1994)

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

18 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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