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A black and white image of the Homecoming court at Bethune-Cookman University in 1958. Nine African American women and eleven African American men are pictured. The women are seated in the middle of the image, and the men are divided evenly in two lines on either side. The men are wearing white shirts, white tuxedo jackets, dark trousers, and bowties. One male is wearing eyeglasses. All of the women are wearing varieties of white evening gowns, gloves, and high-heeled shoes. They are all wearing corsages. In the center of the image is Miss B-CC, Olga W. Neal, who is wearing a crown, a white evening gown, a cape, and is holding a large bouquet of flowers. The woman to her immediate right in a pearl necklace is Ruth Dunmore. The woman seated all the way to the right in the first row is Claretha Campbell. On the back of the image is written, "1958; Miss B-CC: Olga W. Neal." The photographer of the image is unknown.




Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Students -- African Americans -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College buildings -- Florida -- Photographs; Heyn Chapel (Daytona Beach, Fla.) -- Photographs; Banners -- Photographs; Corsages -- Photographs; Bouquets -- Photographs; Evening gowns -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Tuxedoes -- Photographs; Capes -- Photographs

Number of Images

2 images

Side of Image

Front of Postcard


Bethune-Cookman University

Repository Collection

Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection

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Size of Original Image

21 cm. x 25 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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