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A black and white image of a sorority parade float moving in front of the campus at Bethune-Cookman University. The float is at the forefront of the image. The float is decorated in aluminum, and three African American women in white dresses sit on top, waving to the crowd and holding a bouquet of roses each. On the back of the float are five American flags blowing in the wind. The side of the float reads, "Freedom + Liberty... The Key to Tomorrow's America." A variety of trees can be seen lining both sides of the street, including very tall palm trees. On the right side of the image and the right side of the street can be seen a white building where spectators stand watching the parade. A steeple from a church can also be seen. Utility poles also stand out on the right side of the street. In the street, in the distance behind the float in the foreground, can be seen another car with a float, as well as a bus. Spectators line the left side of the road, standing on the sidewalk, which is in front of the Bethune campus. At the left of the image, the building closest to the foreground is Cookman Hall, which has a triangle-shaped roof. To the immediate right of Cookman Hall, and considerably smaller, is Harrison Rhodes Hall, which is divided into three partitions, the middle partition being two-stories. On the back of the image is written "Sorority float in Homecoming parade 1965." The photographer of the image is unknown.




Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Trees -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Spectators -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Floats (Parades) -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Parades -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Fraternities & sororities -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Flags -- United States of America -- Photographs; Dresses -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Bouquets -- Photographs; Students -- African Americans -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Girls -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Boys -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Utility poles -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College buildings -- Florida -- Photographs; Rev. Alfred Cookman Hall (Daytona Beach, Fla.) -- Photographs; Harrison Rhodes Hall (Daytona Beach, Fla.) -- Photographs; Streets -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs

Number of Images

2 images

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Back of Postcard


Bethune-Cookman University

Repository Collection

Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection

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Size of Original Image

13 cm. x 21 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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