Images of Central Florida



image preview


A black and white image of two male students learning automotive repair through the vocation school at Bethune-Cookman University. The students are trying to repair a car that has a cloth roof and is very dirty. One student is sitting in the front seat with a large round pipe in his hand, and is looking at the ceiling of the car. The other student is kneeling at the front right tire, hammer in hand, trying to hammer out a dent in the front wheel well. Under the car to the right of him is a jack. Two toolboxes sit on the ground around him. The car is sitting in a garage someonewhere on campus. A counter with supplies can be seen at the right of the image. On the back of the image is the following description: "Vocational school, 1950s, Auto mechanics." The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1950s


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Vocational education -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Students -- African Americans -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Automobiles -- American -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Automobile repair -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs

Number of Images

2 images

Side of Image

Front of Postcard


Bethune-Cookman University

Repository Collection

Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection

CFM Storyline




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.

Date Digitized



Image Location