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A black and white image of two African American female students sitting on a concrete bench in front of Cookman Hall. The women are wearing skirts and blouses. The woman on the left of the bench is Mildred Thompson, and the woman on the right is Laura Bell. In the background at the left of the image can partially be seen Harrison Rhodes Hall. The three-story building in the background at the right of the image is Cookman Hall. On the back of the image are written the students' names as well as the phrase, "Typical students." The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1960s


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Students -- African Americans -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College buildings -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Harrison Rhodes Hall (Daytona Beach, Fla.) -- Photographs; Rev. Alfred Cookman Hall (Daytona Beach, Fla.) -- Photographs; Benches -- Photographs; Skirts -- Photographs; Blouses -- 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.

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