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Landonia and Gwen photograph
Description: Photograph of Howard University freshmen Landonia and Gwen, friends of Yvonne Walker-Taylor, standing in front of their dorm. Walker-Taylor was the daughter of Bishop Dougal Ormonde Beaconfield Walker, the 66th Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and 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 president of Wilberforce in 1984. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: NAM_P2_B05F04_09_2_2
Subjects: African American women; Howard University; Historical Black Colleges and Universities; Wilberforce University
Places: Howard University; Washington (District of Columbia)