McLeod Bethune believed that education was the road to progress. In
1904, with a fund of $1.50, she established a normal-industrial school
for girls in Daytona Beach, Florida. It eventually became the fully
accredited Bethune-Cookman College.
Founder - Bethune-Cookman
Of course, Mary McLeod Bethune was born in South
Carolina. Here are some great links to
sights, sites, sounds and information.