Mary McLeod Bethune, By: Beth Sieckmann
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Quotes

Some of Mary's famous quotes were; "Knowledge is the prime need of the hour",

" I never stop to plan, I take things step by step", "Without faith nothing is possible. With it nothing is impossible", and "From the first, I made my learning, what little it was, useful everyway I could".

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Education

Education | Mary McLeod Bethune, By: Beth Sieckmann | Scoop.it

Mary went to three schools. They were Mayseville Presbyterian Mission school, Scotia Seminary and Moody Bible Institute.Mary was a teacher at alot of schools. Some of them were Haines Institute, Kendall Institute, Daytona Educational ad Industrial Training School, and more.

 

When she was older she  taught in Agusta Georgia, Sumter, South Carolina, Palatka, Flordia, and Daytona, Flordia. She worked for these schools Haines Institute, Kendall Institute, a Mission School, and Daytona Educational and Industrial Training School.

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Biography

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Mary McLeod Bethune was born on July 10, 1875 in Mayesville, South Carolina. She went to school at Mayesville Presbyterian Mission School.  She died May 18, 1955 in Daytona Beasch, Flordia. She was buried at Bethune-Cookman College.

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Business Women

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Mary McLeod Bethune was also a business women. She invested in real estate and owned one fourth of a resort in Daytona, Flordia. She was also a founder of an insurance company. In 1952 she became president of the company because all the other people that helped her died.

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Family

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Mary was one of Samual and Patsy's 17 children. She was born into slavery. Her family worked in the cotton and rice fields. They were freed. Then Mary got married to Albertus Bethune and had one son. Their sons name was Albert. A few years later Mary and Albertus got a divorce.

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