A black and white photograph of Ralph Bunche, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950, giving a speech at the 50th anniversary celebration of the founding of Bethune-Cookman University. Ralph Bunche can be seen standing in the center of the photograph, wearing an academic gown and eyeglasses. He is standing behind a podium with a microphone attached to it. Seated behind him from the left to right are Mary McLeod Bethune and Richard Vernon Moore, Sr., who was president of BCU at the time this photograph was taken. To the right of him is an unknown woman. To the right of the podium can be seen an unknown man. They are seated in front of a large theater curtain. On the back of the photograph is written in pencil, "Dr. Ralph Bunche, BCC 50th yr anniversary speaker; Mrs. Bethune, Dr. Richard Moore, March 1954." The photographer of the image is unknown.
Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Microphones -- Photographs; Podiums -- Photographs; Public speaking -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Theater curtains -- Photographs
Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955); Bunche, Ralph (1904-1971)
Number of Images
Side of Image
Front of Postcard
Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection
Size of Original Image
13 cm. x 21 cm.
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Electronically reproduced by the Digital Services unit of the University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, 2009.
LSTA Grant 2008-2009
Digital Reproduction Specifications
Jpeg2000 images were derived from 400 dpi tiffs scanned on a Kodak i200 series flatbed scanner.
"Ralphe Bunch speaks at Bethune-Cookman University" (1954). Images of Central Florida. 961.