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A black and white image of the chickens and roosters running next to their coop on Bethune-Cookman's campus while five African American women feed them. The women are standing next to the long chicken coop made out of wood. The girls are wearing pants and shorts. Two of the girls are carrying buckets full of feed in their hands. In the background of the image to the left is the back of Cookman Hall. On the back of the photograph is written, "Poultry raising class; chicken farm on campus 1940s, south side of campus." The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1940s


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Chickens -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Roosters -- Photographs; Poultry houses -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Students -- African Americans -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College buildings -- Florida -- Photographs; Rev. Alfred Cookman Hall (Daytona Beach, Fla.) -- Photographs

Number of Images

2 images

Side of Image

Back 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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