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

333805
Date
1939
Collection
Selected Documents
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 ab...
Type
text

The Merger Completed, Address of the President of Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, ca. 1931

333793
Date
1931
Collection
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Description
This document includes an address by Mary McLeod Bethune, president of the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Negro Girls. Bethune was addressing the Board of Education of the Methodist Episcopal Church as she was signing the deed to give the board control of the institute.
Type
text

Telegram from Mary McLeod Bethune to Governor Doyle Carlton Protesting the Use of Black Female Convicts for Carrying and Installing Heavy Posts in Jacksonville, 1932

334170
Date
1932-03-13
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Description
Telegram from Mary McLeod Bethune to Governor Doyle Carlton protesting the use of black female convicts for installing posts in the streets of Jacksonville.
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text

Telegram from Mary McLeod Bethune to Governor Sholtz, 1934

324342
Date
1934-01-31
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Description
Telegram on the lynching of Robert Johnson in Tampa.
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text

Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to Governor Sholtz Regarding the Lynching of Claude Neal, 1934

324347
Date
1934-10-30
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Description
Letter to Governor Sholtz regarding Florida lynchings.
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text

Draft of Interview Questions for Mary McLeod Bethune, ca. 1939

333800
Date
1939
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Description
This document appears to be a list of questions from Daniel Williams sent to Mary McLeod Bethune as part of an ongoing discussion regarding the planned biography. Williams mentions that he will enclose a chapter of the book. The book was never published.
Type
text

Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939

333794
Date
1939
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
An interview between Dr. Charles Spurgeon Johnson and Mary McLeod Bethune discussing Bethune's childhood, her family, her education, her travels, meeting her husband and her experience starting Daytona Literary and Industrial School for Training Negro Girls in Daytona Beach. Page 16 of the document ...
Type
text

National Council of Negro Women Brochure, 1946

333795
Date
1946
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Description
This brochure describes the mission and history of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW). There are photographs of some of the members of the NCNW, a list of affiliated organizations and a list of the metropolitan councils of the NCNW by region.
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text

Sixth Annual Catalogue of the Daytona Educational and Industrial Training School for Negro Girls, Daytona Beach, 1910-1911

333796
Date
1910
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Description
This 1910-1911 catalog for the Daytona Educational and Industrial School for Negro girls lists the faculty at the school; the trustees and board of supervision; what the school has accomplished up to that point; the course of study and curriculum at the school; the government and discipline at the s...
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text

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