A black and white image of a small group of men, identified as the orchestra, standing on the steps of White Hall. The columned entrance and brick exterior can be seen in the image. The orchestra is made up of nine men. One man is standing in the center smiling widely, and four men on each side are pointing at him. They are all wearing dark-colored suits. The instruments of the members are gathered in front of the men. The instruments consist of trombones, trumpets, saxophones, and a drum. Printed on the front of the drum is "Bethune-Cookman [illegible] Serenaders." Written on the back of the photograph is the note, "The first orchestral group in B-CC to commercialize on entertainments for social occasions. 1928." The image is printed on Velox paper. The photographer of the image is unknown.
Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College buildings -- Florida -- Photographs; Thomas White Hall (Daytona Beach, Fla.) -- Photographs; Suits (Clothing) -- Photographs; Drums -- American -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Tubas -- Photographs; Saxophones -- Photographs; Clarinets -- Photographs; Orchestras -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Students -- African Americans -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs
Number of Images
Side of Image
Front of Postcard
Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection
Size of Original Image
10 cm. x 15 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.
"Bethune-Cookman orchestra" (1928). Images of Central Florida. 1599.