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Published by National Education Association in Washington .
Written in English


  • Bethune, Mary McLeod, -- 1875-1955,
  • African Americans -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Statement[Written by Dorothy C. Massie]
ContributionsNational Education Association of the United States
The Physical Object
Pagination[26] p.
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14575604M

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Based in part on some 30 interviews of people with first-hand knowledge of this pioneering female black activist, The Life and Legacy of Mary McLeod Bethune is an essential work of African-American biography, and only the second such effort in more than 40 years/5.   This is a relatively short biography of Mary McLeod Bethune and very good. I debated giving it a 5 star rating. But, at the end are a set of individual memories of Bethune by various family and friends, which adds a so much to better define the biography/5. The Life and Legacy of Mary McLeod Bethune book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Based in part on some 30 interviews of people w 5/5(1). This book is easy and interesting reading. It presents the "Life and Legacy" of the late Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune holistically and concludes with testimonies from living witnesses. The author narrates Dr. Bethune's early years and documents how developments in those years influenced her later accomplishments.

Get this from a library! The legacy of Mary McLeod Bethune.. [Dorothy C Massie; National Education Association of the United States.]. Forward-Acknowledgements-Prologue-Chapter 1-The Early Years-Chapter 2-The Educator-Chapter 3-Mary the Politician-Chapter 4-Presidnetail Advisor Role-Chapter 5-Wolrd War II --Chapter 6-Post-War International Involvement-Chapter 7-Family Life-Chapter 8-The Bethune Legacy: interviews with Mary's children-Chronology-Index-sources. Mary Mcleod Bethune was a mother to us all, an educator of unwavering dedication, and a standard-bearer for Black men and women. Her legacy lives on in the thousands of Black men and women educated each year at the school that she founded. I have also deeded my home and its contents to the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, organized in March, , for research, interracial activity and the sponsorship of wider educational opportunities. Sometimes I ask myself if I have any other legacy to leave. Truly, my worldly possessions are few. Yet, my experiences have been rich.

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