Excerpt from an Early Draft of Mary McLeod Bethune Biography, ca. 1939

Excerpt from an Early Draft of Mary McLeod Bethune Biography, ca. 1939

Source

State Archives of Florida: Collection M95-2, Box 01, Folder 3

Description

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.