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Rivers Studio, Daytona Beach, Florida


A black and white image of the faculty, staff, and college choir standing onstage in the auditorium in White Hall during a commencement. The faculty and staff are wearing academic gowns, caps, and tassels. A Caucasian man is standing directly behind the podium, speaking into a microphone. Standing to the right is Richard Vernon Moore, Sr., president of Bethune-Cookman University (1947-1975). Standing to the right of Dr. Moore is Mary McLeod Bethune. Behind the faculty stands the choir on risers. The choir consists of women wearing the school uniform. Hanging on the wall behind them is a portait of Mary McLeod Bethune. Also hanging above the entire group is a theater curtain with the "BCC" monogram on the front. The photographer of the image is unknown.




Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Podiums -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Theater curtains -- Photographs; Stages (Platforms) -- Photographs; Teachers -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Choirs (Music) -- Photographs; College buildings -- Florida -- Photographs; Thomas White Hall (Daytona Beach, Fla.) -- Photographs

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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