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.
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
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Side of Image
Front of Postcard
Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection
Size of Original Image
21 cm. x 25 cm.
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Electronically reproduced by the Digital Services unit of the University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, 2009.
LSTA Grant 2008-2009
Digital Reproduction Specifications
Jpeg2000 images were derived from 400 dpi tiffs scanned on a Kodak i200 series flatbed scanner.
"Automotive repair class" (1950). Images of Central Florida. 1571.