Mrs. Mary McLeod Bethune, 1949. African American civil rights activist and educator who founded the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Negro Girls.

Mrs. Mary McLeod Bethune, 1949. African American civil rights activist and educator who founded the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Negro Girls.

"I leave you love. I leave you hope. I leave you the challenge of developing confidence in one another. I leave you a thirst for education. I leave you a respect for the use of power. I leave you faith. I leave you racial dignity. I leave you a desire to live harmoniously with your fellow men. I leave you, finally, a responsibility to our young people."  -Mary McLeod Bethune

Portrait of Mary McLeod Bethune Poster

"I leave you love. I leave you hope. I leave you the challenge of developing confidence in one another. I leave you a thirst for education. I leave you a respect for the use of power. I leave you faith. I leave you racial dignity. I leave you a desire to live harmoniously with your fellow men. I leave you, finally, a responsibility to our young people." -Mary McLeod Bethune

Mary McLeod Bethune, who founded the Daytona Normal and Industrial School for Negro Girls, now Bethune-Cookman College, in Daytona Beach. Circa 1910.

Mary McLeod Bethune, who founded the Daytona Normal and Industrial School for Negro Girls, now Bethune-Cookman College, in Daytona Beach. Circa 1910.

On October 3, 1904 Mary McLeod Bethune opened a normal and industrial school for African-American girls in Daytona Beach, FL. Started in a rented house with only five students, in less than two years she attracted 250 pupils. By 1916, the school had grown into the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute and was affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The school merged in 1923 with Cookman Institute for boys located in Jacksonville and became Bethune-Cookman College.

On October 3, 1904 Mary McLeod Bethune opened a normal and industrial school for African-American girls in Daytona Beach, FL. Started in a rented house with only five students, in less than two years she attracted 250 pupils. By 1916, the school had grown into the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute and was affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The school merged in 1923 with Cookman Institute for boys located in Jacksonville and became Bethune-Cookman College.

On This Day 1904: Mary McLeod Bethune opens her first school for African-American students in Daytona Beach, Florida. The school eventually became Bethune-Cookman University and Bethune went on to become an advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

On This Day 1904: Mary McLeod Bethune opens her first school for African-American students in Daytona Beach, Florida. The school eventually became Bethune-Cookman University and Bethune went on to become an advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

By Kelvin Muhia Mary McLeod Bethune is one of the black American women who changed the face of America during the 20th century. Born on 10th July 1875 in South Carolina, Bethune was the 15th of the 17 children born to black parents recently freed after the Civil War. Although Bethune was born.. ...By Kelvin Muhia Mary McLeod Bethune is one of the black American women who changed the face of America during the 20th century. Born on 10th July 1875 in South Carolina, Bethune was the 15th of the…

By Kelvin Muhia Mary McLeod Bethune is one of the black American women who changed the face of America during the 20th century. Born on 10th July 1875 in South Carolina, Bethune was the 15th of the 17 children born to black parents recently freed after the Civil War. Although Bethune was born.. ...By Kelvin Muhia Mary McLeod Bethune is one of the black American women who changed the face of America during the 20th century. Born on 10th July 1875 in South Carolina, Bethune was the 15th of the…

Mary McLeod Bethune--This is a slideshow presentation that gives details of Mary McLeod Bethune's life.

Mary McLeod Bethune--This is a slideshow presentation that gives details of Mary McLeod Bethune's life.

Mary Jane McLeod Bethune (July 10, 1875 – May 18, 1955) an American educator and civil rights leader best known for starting a school for African American students in Daytona Beach, Florida, that eventually became Bethune-Cookman University and for being an advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Mary Jane McLeod Bethune (July 10, 1875 – May 18, 1955) an American educator and civil rights leader best known for starting a school for African American students in Daytona Beach, Florida, that eventually became Bethune-Cookman University and for being an advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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Mary McLeod Bethune   A relative descendant of hers will be on Our show this evening.   R/T & Share the timeline for details!

Mary McLeod Bethune A relative descendant of hers will be on Our show this evening. R/T & Share the timeline for details!

Former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt interviews her friend Mary McLeod Bethune in a 1949 radio broadcast in support of 'interracial understanding.'

Former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt interviews her friend Mary McLeod Bethune in a 1949 radio broadcast in support of 'interracial understanding.'

+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+  Mary McLeod Bethune was born in Mayesville, South Carolina, the 15th of 17th children. Her parents, Samuel and Patsy McLeod, and her oldest brothers and sisters, were slaves before emancipation when the Union won the Civil War. In her early years, she picked cotton and attended a Methodist mission school.

+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ Mary McLeod Bethune was born in Mayesville, South Carolina, the 15th of 17th children. Her parents, Samuel and Patsy McLeod, and her oldest brothers and sisters, were slaves before emancipation when the Union won the Civil War. In her early years, she picked cotton and attended a Methodist mission school.

The Mary McLeod Bethune Emancipation Memorial in Washington, D.C.! A beautiful statue designed by Robert Berks and funded by the National Council of Negro Women, Inc.

Mary McLeod Bethune Emancipation Memorial

The Mary McLeod Bethune Emancipation Memorial in Washington, D.C.! A beautiful statue designed by Robert Berks and funded by the National Council of Negro Women, Inc.

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