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Rivers Studio, Daytona Beach, Florida


A black and white image of Mary McLeod Bethune presenting an honorary doctorate to school board member, Dr. Burgenstaler, while President Richard Moore and Charlotte Ford Clark look on. Standing at the left is Richard Vernon Moore, wearing an academic cap, gown, and tassel. To the right of him is Mary McLeod Bethune, wearing a cap, gown, and tassel, and handing an award to Dr. Burgenstaler. He is wearing a suit and an academic gown. To his right is academic dean Charlotte Ford Clark, who is wearing an academic cap, gown, and tassel, and holding a diploma case in her hands. On the back of the photograph is the stamp of the photographer's studio, as well as the note, "Mrs. Bethune presents honorary doctorate to Board Member Burgenstaler while Pres. Moore and Charlotte Ford Clark look during convocational graduation 1950."




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Subject-Personal Names

Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955); Moore, Richard Vernon, Sr. (1906-1994)

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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