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A black and white photograph of Mary McLeod Bethune and Dr. Adolf Bock with a group of students gathered in Mary McLeod Bethune's office. They are standing behind her desk in front of large windows with blinds and curtains. Mary McLeod Bethune can be seen in the center of the photograph shaking hands with Adolf Bock to the left of her. The desk has a variety of personal items of Bethune's on top: picture frames, books, a Bible, and other items. Pictured from left to right, back row: Eulalie Galvez (soldier), Abelardo Domingo (reporter), Pedio Portuondo, Maria Lopez. Pictured from left to right, front row: Frank Blay, Gregorio Centeno, Enrique Becali, Dr. Adolf Bock, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, Julio Barronuevo, Gloria del Pozo, Violeta Samuels. On the back of the photograph is written the names of the people in the photograph, the date, and the location the image was taken. The photographer of the image is unknown.


28 Jan 1954


Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Students -- African Americans -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Draperies -- Photographs; Desks -- Photographs; Suits (Clothing) -- Photographs; College presidents -- 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

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Size of Original Image

14 cm. x 23 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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