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."
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Fultz, Mary Alice (1946-2001); Fultz, Mary Ann (1946-1996); Fultz, Mary Catherine (1946-); Fultz, Mary Louise (1946-1991)
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Side of Image
Front of Postcard
Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection
Size of Original Image
26 cm. x 21 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.
"Fultz Quadruplets" (1962). Images of Central Florida. 31.