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A black and white image of members of the National Council of Negro Women posing with Mary McLeod Bethune on the steps of Harrison Rhodes Hall at Bethune-Cookman's campus. Mrs. Bethune is standing in the center of the photograph, first row. She is wearing a checkered suit jacket and skirt, and is holding a rolled-up piece of paper in her hand. The remaining women standing with her are unknown. They are wearing suit jackets or dresses, and are holding handbags. A student can be seen exiting through the building's front door. Behind them is a sign which reachs, "Welcome." The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1950


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College buildings -- Florida -- Photographs; Harrison Rhodes Hall (Daytona Beach, Fla.) -- Photographs; Dresses -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Handbags -- 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

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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