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A black and white image of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune leading an academic procession for a college gradauation at Bethune-Cookman University. She can be seen in the center of the photograph, wearing a white dress, academic down, cap, tassel, and carrying pieces of paper in her left hand. Walking to the left of her is an unidentified male, also wearing an academic gown, cap, and tassel. Behind them is a line of teachers, wearing the same graduation clothing. They are walking down a street that runs parallel to Thomas White Hall, the brick exterior of which can be seen at the left. Cars have been parked along the side of the road. Large trees can also be seen in the photograph. The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1930s


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; College buildings -- Florida -- Photographs; Thomas White Hall (Daytona Beach, Fla.) -- Photographs; Trees -- Florida -- Photographs; Teachers -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Graduation ceremonies -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Automobiles -- American -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs

Subject-Personal Names

Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955)

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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

11 cm. x 6 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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