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A black and white image of eight African American women posing for a class picture after graduating from the nursing program at Bethune-Cookman University (then known as the Daytona Normal and Industrial School for Girls) in 1918. Four women are standing behind four women who are sitting in chairs. All of the women are wearing nurses' uniforms-- a hat, apron, and long-sleeved shirt. They are posed in front of an unknown campus building. The names of the women have been written on the front of the picture by their corresponding person, but the handwriting is difficult to read. Standing row, from left to right: Ms. Evans, unknown, Sadie Styne, Marie White. Sitting row, left to right: Lillian Smith, Anna Laurie Williams, Ms. Packer, Roxie McL--. Also written on the front of the image is, ""Graduating clas in Nurses Training B.C.C."" The photographer of the image is unknown.




Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Students -- African Americans -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Nurses -- American -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Uniforms -- Photographs; Group portraits

Number of Images

2 images

Side of Image

Front 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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