Who’s That Lady?

Help us place this photo from the archives

When this photograph was taken, it wasn’t common to see women on campus. This is clearly a posed marketing image as women stand beside Harry Ness, former director of admissions. Looking at the fashion (none of the women are wearing trousers), we think it’s the ’60s. And we’re pretty sure they’re standing in front of the former Naval Air Training Center main building, which held offices and classrooms for engineering maintenance technology in Daytona Beach. There was talk around that time of creating a flight attendant training program. Was this a recruitment photo for that proposal? And who were these women? We hope you can tell us. 

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