Wilhelmina White Colston

Dublin Core

Title

Wilhelmina White Colston

Alternative Title

Wilhelmina Colston

Subject

Colleges
Daytona Beach (Fla.)
Education--Florida
Teachers--Florida

Description

A portrait of Wilhelmina White Colston, which is housed at the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, located at 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard in Daytona Beach, Florida. She was a student and later teacher at Bethune-Cookman College (BCC). In 1935, Wilhelmina White married James Allen Colston, who would later serve as the second president of Bethune-Cookman College from 1942 to 1944. After marrying, Wilhelmina retired from teaching. She also attended Talladega College in Talladega, Alabama, and then Howard University in Washington, D.C., where she earned a master's degree. Together, the couple had one daughter, Jean Allie Colston Foster, and three grandchildren.

Source

Original 8 x 10 inch black and white photographic print: Sun room, image 89, Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, Daytona Beach, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 1920-1955

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original 8 x 10 inch black and white photographic print.

Is Part Of

Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, Daytona Beach, Florida.
Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation Collection, Daytona Beach Collection, Volusia County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

241 KB

Medium

8 x 10 inch black and white photographic print

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Florida
Talladega College, Talladega, Alabama
Howard University, Washington, D.C.

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

Flemming, Sheila Y. Bethune-Cookman College, 1904-1994: The Answered Prayer to a Dream. Virginia Beach, VA: Donning Co, 1995.
"Dr. Colston Named To Bronx Post. The Daytona Beach Morning Journal, March 10, 1966. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=HG0eAAAAIBAJ&sjid=S8kEAAAAIBAJ&pg=2342%2C1863060.
"Dr. Colston dies, four college head. The Afro American, February 6, 1982. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=XCImAAAAIBAJ&sjid=P_4FAAAAIBAJ&pg=2832%2C495356.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 black and white photographic print

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10 inches

Locations

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