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A black and white portrait of the Fultz Quadruplets: Mary Louise, Mary Alice, Mary Catherine, and Mary Ann. The Fultz quadruplets are the first identical African American quadruplets on record. The girls are sitting together in identical white lace dresses, pearl earrings, white gloves, and bracelets. They are all sitting with their hands folded in their laps. The photograph is a promotional portrait from the Pet Milk company, a company that the girls were the face of from their birth to the 1960s. On the lower left-hand corner of the photo is stamped, "Courtesy Pet Milk Company, 1962." The photograph is autographed by each girls in their own hand. It reads "Best wishes from the Fultz Quads; Mary Louise, Mary Alice, Mary Catherine, Mary Ann."




Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach; Outdoor photography -- Photographs; Portrait photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Fultz, Mary Ann -- Portraits -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Fultz, Mary Alice -- Portraits -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Fultz, Mary Catherine -- Portraits -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Fultz, Mary Louise -- Portraits -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Quadruplets -- North Carolina -- Greensboro -- Photographs; African Americans; Gloves -- Photographs; Dresses -- Photographs; Lace -- United States -- Photographs; Pearls -- Photographs; Bracelets -- Photographs; Autographs -- Photographs; African Americans

Subject-Personal Names

Fultz, Mary Alice (1946-2001); Fultz, Mary Ann (1946-1996); Fultz, Mary Catherine (1946-); Fultz, Mary Louise (1946-1991)

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Front of Postcard


Bethune-Cookman University

Repository Collection

Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection

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Size of Original Image

26 cm. x 21 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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