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Mary McLeod Bethune with a line of girls from the school
, M95-2, Box 2
Note opera house in far distant background has posters of African American soprano Matilda Sissieretta Joyner Jones, aka "The Black Patti."
The Daytona Literary and Industrial School for Training Negro Girls was established 1904 by Mary McLeod Bethune with 5 girls and $1.50 cash in a rented cabin. By 1918 there was a four story building called Faith Hall, a 2 story building used for kitchen and a new $40,000 auditorium on 20 acres. Classes offered in sewing, dressmaking, domestic science, gardening, poultry raising, raffia work, rug weaving, chair caning, broom making teacher and nurses training. An additional building some distrance from the campus was fitted up for the education of boys and men.
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Mary McLeod Bethune with a line of girls from the school. 1911 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/149519>, accessed 23 September 2023.
Mary McLeod Bethune with a line of girls from the school. 1911 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/149519>