Yvonne Walker-Taylor and Dorothy Ester Newton photograph   Save
Yvonne Walker-Taylor and Dorothy Ester Newton photograph
Description: Photograph of Yvonne Walker-Taylor with Dorothy Ester Newton taken on Howard University campus. Walker-Taylor was the daughter of Bishop Dougal Ormonde Beaconfield Walker, the 66th Bishop of the 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 president of Wilberforce in 1984. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: NAM_P2_B05F07_D_10
Subjects: Howard University; Wilberforce University; Historical Black Colleges and Universities; African American Educators; African American women
Places: Howard University; Washington (District of Columbia)