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A black and white photograph of Mary McLeod Bethune, gathered with her close friends on the lawn in front of her home. They are gathered for her 75th birthday celebration. The four women are seated at a bench, while two men stand behind them. Seated from left to right, Mrs. Chandler, wearing a light-colored dress; Mary McLeod Bethune, wearing a white dress and bracelets; Judge Anna M. Kross, wearing a floral dress and a broach; and Mrs. Scott, from the "Atlanta World" newspaper, wearing a dark-colored suit. The man standing at the left is Mr. Albright, and the man standing at the left is Dr. Richard V. Moore, president of Bethune-Cookman College. In the background can be seen trees and Mrs. Bethune's house. On the back of the photograph is written the place, date, location, and the people present in the photograph. The photographer of the image is unknown.


10 Jul 1950


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Trees -- Florida -- Photographs; Dresses -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Suits (Clothing) -- Photographs; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Bethune, Mary McLeod -- Commemorations -- Birthdays -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Outdoor furniture -- Photographs; Houses -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs

Subject-Personal Names

Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955); Moore, Richard Vernon, Sr. (1906-1994)

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

13 cm. x 18 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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