Fred Harris Photographs; 1435 Montello Ave NE, Atlantic 5019, Wash. 2 D.C.
A black and white image of Mary McLeod Bethune, left, shaking hands with President Harry S. Truman, right. Mrs. Bethune is wearing a dark-colored dress and a corsage. President Truman is wearing a three-piece suit. Observing the exchange is Congressman of Illinois William L. Dawson, who is standing next to Mary McLeod Bethune, and is wearing a three-button suit and a bowtie. Mrs. Mary Lord, United Nations representative, is standing just behind Dawson's shoulder. On the back of the image is the stamp of the photographer's studio, and is also written, "Mrs. Bethune, Congressman Wm. Dawson, Mrs. Mary Lord, U.N. Representative, Former president Harry S. Truman."
Black and white photography -- District of Columbia -- Washington -- Photographs; African Americans; Men -- District of Columbia -- Washington -- Photographs; Women -- District of Columbia -- Washington -- Photographs; Dresses -- Disctrict of Columbia -- Washington -- Photographs; Suits (Clothing) -- Photographs; Presidents -- United States -- Photographs; College presidents -- Florida -- Daytona Beach -- Photographs
Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955); Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972); Dawson, William L. (1886-1970); Lord, Mary Pillsbury (1904-1978)
Number of Images
Side of Image
Front of Postcard
Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection
Size of Original Image
21 cm. x 25 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
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"Mary McLeod Bethune, William Dawson, Mary Lord, Harry Truman" (1948). Images of Central Florida. 979.