Images of Central Florida



image preview


Coursen Studio, 123 Ivy Lane, Daytona Beach, Fla.


A black and white image of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, left, and a guest speaker, right, leading an academic procession for Bethune-Cookman University graduation. Dr. Bethune is wearing an academic gown, cap, and tassel, with a white dress. The man standing to the right of her, the speaker, is wearing a suit, academic gown, cap, and tassel. His identity is not known. Behind the, guests and faculty are lined up two-by-two to the sidewalk that runs along the road. A pergola can be seen standing over the line. Looking to the left of the pergola, in the background, is the line of students in their gowns and caps, standing on the sidewalk by the fence. Beyond the pergola (across the street), is a house. Many trees can also be seen the photograph. On the back of the photograph is the stamp of the photographer's studio.




Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Students -- African Americans -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Trees -- Florida -- Photographs; Speakers -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Pergolas -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Graduation ceremonies -- 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

20 cm. x 13 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.

Date Digitized



Image Location