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Gross, Martin


Martin Gross, 217 Chippewa Circle, Ormond Beach, Fla., Phone 677-2653


A black and white photograph of Mary McLeod Bethune and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt laughing together. Mrs. Bethune is on the left, and Eleanor Roosevelt is on the left. Mrs. Bethune is wearing a dark dress and eyeglasses, and she is helping attach a corsage to Eleanor Roosevelts dress jacket. Mrs. Roosevelt is wearing a dark dress and pearl necklaces. They are both laughing. On the back of the photograph is the stamp of the photographer's studio, and also written in pen is, "Mrs. Bethune and Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt 1936."




Black and white photography -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; Women -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs; African Americans; Corsages -- Photographs; Gloves -- Photographs; Suits (Clothing) -- Photographs; Necklaces -- Photographs; Pearls -- Photographs; Eyeglasses -- Photographs; Laughter -- Photographs; Presidents' spouses -- United States of America -- Photographs

Subject-Personal Names

Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955); Roosevelt, Anna Eleanor (1884-1962)

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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