Photos & Multimedia
I Carried the Torch of Leadership: The Legacy of the National Council of Negro Women is a photo gallery featuring NCNW Presidents Mary McLeod Bethune, Dorothy Ferebee, Vivian Carter Mason, and Dorothy Irene Height.
In the Virtual Tour section you will find Apple Quicktime QTVR virtual reality movies of the Parlor and the Mary McLeod Bethune Bedroom in the Council House.
In the Multimedia Presentations section, you will find audio of a speech given by Mary McLeod Bethune in 1955 as well as our April 2010 tribute video to Dr. Dorothy I. Height.
Did You Know?
The Mary McLeod Bethune Memorial Statue, in Lincoln Park in Washington, DC, was the first statue erected to a woman or African American of honor. The 17-foot-high bronze statue shows Bethune handing off her sum of learning to two children, representing the next generation of African Americans.