|m95-2_b001_f03_01||Excerpt from an Early Draft of Mary McLeod Bethune Biography, ca. 1939||text||Personal experience narratives|
African Americans -- United States
Excerpt from an Early Draft of Mary McLeod Bethune Biography, ca. 1939
- 1939 (circa)
- Excerpt from an early draft of a biography about Mary McLeod Bethune that Daniel Williams wrote but never published. The text outlines an experience Bethune had as a child when a white girl named Ellen took a book from Bethune's hands and accused Bethune of being unable to read. Bethune was upset about being unable to read and wished that she could.