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A black and white image of the Palatka Metropolitan Council of Negro Women recreation center, of which Mary McLeod Bethune was a member. The building is white, two-story building with a metal roof and a small chimney. On the side of the building is a small sign which reads, "Memorial to E. W. Lawson, The Palatka Metropolitan Council of Negro Women Recreation Center." On the front of the building is a sign that reads, "Metropolitan Recreation Center." A power line stretches from the side of the building up and to the right. Trees can be seen in the background. The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1950s


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Trees -- Florida -- Photographs; Buildings -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Chimneys -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Electric lines -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs

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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 26 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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