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A black and white image of Coretta Scott King, widow of Martin Luther King, Jr, standing at a podium, speaking at a graduation ceremony. She is wearing an academic gown, cap, and tassel. Her large wedding ring can be seen on her left hand. Behind her sit two men. The men at the right in the horn-rimmed glasses is Dr. Richard Vernon Moore, who was president of the university at the time. The identity of the man at the left is not known. On the back of the photograph is a sticker which lists King's and Moore's names on it. The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1950s or 1960s


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Graduation ceremonies -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Podiums -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Public appearances -- King, Coretta Scott -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs

Subject-Personal Names

Moore, Richard Vernon, Sr. (1906-1994); King, Coretta Scott (1927-2006)

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

13 cm. x 18 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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