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A black and white photograph of Dr. Florence Roane, an unknown female, Mary McLeod Bethune, and Dr. Richard V. Moore. The photograph was taken at a birthday celebration for Mary McLeod Bethune. Standing at the left is Dr. Florence Roane wearing a floral dress; to the right of her is an unknown woman, who is also wearing a dress and a headwrap. Standing to the right of her is Mary McLeod Bethune, who is wearing a light-colored dress, a broach, and a pearl necklace. At the right of the image is Dr. Richard V. Moore, who became president of Bethune-Cookman College in 1947. He is wearing a tuxedo and bowtie. The four of them are standing behind a table covered in a lace tablecloth, upon which sits lit candles and a birthday cake. On the back of the image is written "Mary McLeod Bethune, Florence Roane, Pres. Richard Moore and Friend, 78th birthday celebration." The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1940s


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Bethune, Mary McLeod -- Commemorations -- Birthdays -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; Cakes -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Candles -- Photographs; Dresses -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Suits (Clothing) -- Photographs; Necklaces -- Photographs; Pearls -- Photographs; College presidents -- 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

20 cm. x 26 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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