Mary McLeod Bethune (1875–1955)

1875 – Born July 10, 1875 in Mayesville, South Carolina.

1904 – Mary McLeod Bethune biography: Mary Bethune founded the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Negro Girls in 1904, as well as a notable speaker on subjects of child welfare, education, and home ownership.

Oct 3, 1904 – On October 3, 1904, Mary McLeod Bethune opened her school. She called it the Daytona Educational and Industrial School for Negro Girls. 

Apr 25, 1945 – On April 25, 1945, WEB DuBois, eminent sociologist at Atlanta University, Walter White of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and Mary McLeod Bethune were sent to San Francisco by President Harry S Truman as consultants to the organizing meeting of the United Nations.

May 18, 1955 – Died on May 18, 1955, of a heart attack.

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