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A black and white photograph of the original image of Mary McLeod Bethune and her family standing in front of a table with a birthday cake on it. The cake is for Mary McLeod Bethune. The table is covered in a lace tablecloth, flowers, and candles. Standing from left to right: Albert McLeod Bethune, Mary McLeod Bethune's son; Albert McLeod Bethune, Jr., Mary McLeod Bethune's grandson; Mary McLeod Bethune; Georgia McLeod, Mary McLeod Bethune's niece; and Edward Rodriguez, Mary McLeod Bethune's foster son. The women are wearing dresses, and the men are wearing suits and ties. The image is printed on Kodak Royal paper. The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1940s


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Bethune, Mary McLeod -- Commemorations -- Birthdays -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Tables -- Photographs; Lace -- American -- Photographs; Cakes -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Candles -- Photographs; Suits (Clothing) -- Photographs; Dresses -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs

Subject-Personal Names

Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955); Bethune, Albert McLeod (1899-1989)

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

10 cm. x 13 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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