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A black and white image of Mary McLeod in her sitting room in her home. Mary McLeod Bethune is sitting on an arm chair. She is wearing a long-sleeved dress, and is leaning to her left, tuning her radio. A magazine rack is attached to the radio stand. There is an open book on her lap. At the left of the image is an end table with two books stacked on it, also with a lamp and lampshade. On the back of the image is written in pencil, "Mrs. Bethune in her sitting room, 1950." The photographer of the image is unknown.




Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Radios -- Photographs; Books -- Photographs; Lounge chairs -- Photographs; Dresses -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Lamps -- Photographs; Living rooms -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs

Subject-Personal Names

Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955)

Number of Images

2 images

Side of Image

Back of Postcard


Bethune-Cookman University

Repository Collection

Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection

CFM Storyline




Size of Original Image

20 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.

Date Digitized