Our restored photographic work and reproduction poster print of Mary McLeod Bethune. This 11"x17" African-American Black History poster comes unframed and includes a short biography. Printed on high-quality 10pt. glossy cardstock. The poster makes a great teaching tool for educational institutions, teachers, and classrooms. Individuals, collectors and history lovers will also appreciate this historical memento.
Mary Jane McLeod Bethune (born Mary Jane McLeod; July 10, 1875 – May 18, 1955 was an American educator, stateswoman, philanthropist, humanitarian, and civil rights activist best known for starting a private school for African-American students in Daytona Beach, Florida and co-founding UNCF on April 25, 1944 with William Trent and Frederick D. Patterson. She attracted donations of time and money and developed the academic school as a college. It later continued to develop as Bethune-Cookman University. She also was appointed as a national adviser to the president Franklin D. Roosevelt as part of what was known as his Black Cabinet. She was known as "The First Lady of The Struggle" because of her commitment to gain better lives for African Americans.
Poster is great for educational use, collectors, framing, educational institutions, home, office, etc. Size: 11"x17". Delivery: Unframed. Comes in mailing tube or rigid envelope. Photograph is courtesy of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA.