Yvonne Walker-Taylor and unidentified others in the West Indies photograph   Save
Yvonne Walker-Taylor and unidentified others in the West Indies photograph
Description: Photograph of Yvonne Walker-Taylor and unidentified others vacationing in the West Indies, the birth place of her father, Bishop Dougal Ormonde Beaconfield Walker. Walker was the 66th Bishop appointed to the African Methodist Episcopal church and the 10th president of Wilberforce University in the 1940s. Walker-Taylor later went on to follow in his footsteps, and became the first female African American college president in the United States when she was named the 16th president of Wilberforce University in 1984. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: NAM_P2_B05F09_D_7
Subjects: Historical Black Colleges and Universities; Wilberforce University; African American men; African American women; African American Educators
Places: West Indies