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Harris, Fred


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

Subject-Personal Names

Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955); Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972); Dawson, William L. (1886-1970); Lord, Mary Pillsbury (1904-1978)

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

21 cm. x 25 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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