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A black and white photograph of Mary McLeod Bethune, center, posing with the Davidsons, in front of a building on Bethune-Cookman College's campus. Mrs. Davidson is on the left of Mrs. Bethune, and Mr. Davidsons is on the right of her. The Davidsons were ancestors of Tippen Davidson, Jr. (1925-2007) who owned the "Daytona News Journal" paper. Mrs. Davidson is wearing a skirt, suit jacket, and hat. Mary McLeod Bethune is wearing a long dress and overcoat. Mr. Davidson is wearing a suit and tie. Behind them can be seen bushes and a trellis. On the back of the photograph is written, "Mr. and Mrs. Davidson (ancestors of the late ""Tippin"" Davison)." The photographer of the image is unknown.


ca. 1930s


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; College buildings -- Florida -- Photographs; Dresses -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Hats -- Photographs; Suits (Clothing) -- Photographs; Trellises -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs

Subject-Personal Names

Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955)

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

15 cm. x 9 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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