Dr. John Hope

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Title

Dr. John Hope

Alternative Title

Dr. John Hope

Subject

Hope, John, 1868-1936
Educators--Georgia
Civil rights--Southern States

Description

An autographed portrait of Dr. John Hope, which is housed at the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, located at 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard in Daytona Beach, Florida. Dr. Hope was born in Augusta, Georgia, on June 2, 1868. He is well-known as an African-American educator and activist. He earned his college degrees at Worcester Academy in Worcester, Massachusetts, and Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

Dr. Hope became the first African-American president of two colleges in Atlanta, Georgia: Atlanta Baptist College (present-day Morehouse College) in 1906 and Atlanta University (present-day Clark Atlanta University) in 1929. He was also active in a number of civil rights organizations, including the Niagara Movement, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the Commission on Interracial Cooperation.

Source

Original 8 x 10 inch black and white photographic print: Sun room, image 107, Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, Daytona Beach, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 1868-1936

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

268 KB

Medium

8 x 10 inch autographed black and white photographic print

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Atlanta Baptist College, Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia
Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, Mary McLeod Bethune Home, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Florida

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

Davis, Leroy. "John Hope (1868-1936)." New Georgia Encyclopedia, April 1, 2003. http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/education/john-hope-1868-1936.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 autographed black and white photographic print

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10 inches

Locations

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