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A black and white image of Mary McLeod Bethune standing in front of Robert Burns' birthplace in Alloway, Scotland. The house and its thatched roof can be seen behind her. A concrete fixture and a sign can be seen to the left of her. Mary McLeod Bethune is wearing a hat, scarf, dress, overcoat, stockings, and is holding her purse in her left arm. Her right arm is behind her back. On the back of the photograph is written, "At Robert Burns birthplace ayr. Scotland, 1924." The photographer of the image is unknown.




Portrait photography -- Scotland -- Photographs; Bethune, Mary McLeod -- Portraits -- Scotland -- Photographs; Birthplaces -- Scotland -- Alloway -- Photographs; Hats -- Photographs; Suits (Clothing) -- Photographs; Handbags -- Photographs; African Americans; Women -- Scotland -- Alloway -- Photographs; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs

Subject-Personal Names

Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955); Burns, Robert (1759-1796)

Number of Images

2 images

Side of Image

Back of Postcard


Bethune-Cookman University

Repository Collection

Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection

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Size of Original Image

13 cm. x 8 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