Images of Central Florida



image preview


Black-and-white photograph of female students preparing ingredients for cooking during a home economics class at Bethune-Cookman University. The home economics class was offered as part of the vocational training program at the college. Six African American women in this room are standing behind a table. A large pantry full of ingredients can be seen behind them. The three women at the left are using knives to chop and mix ingredients. The third woman from the right is cracking an egg in a bowl. The second woman from the right is mixing ingredients in a bowl, and the woman all the way at the right is using an egg beater machine to mix ingredients. On the back of the photograph is written, "Cooking or food preparation 1950s." The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1950s


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Students -- African Americans -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Home economics -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Cooking utensils -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Classrooms -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Vocational education -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Tables -- Photographs; Cupboards -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs

Number of Images

2 images

Side of Image

Back of Postcard


Bethune-Cookman University

Repository Collection

Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection

CFM Storyline




Size of Original Image

10 cm. x 22 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