Yvonne Walker-Taylor scrapbook photographs   Save
Yvonne Walker-Taylor scrapbook photographs
Description: Photograph of Yvonne Walker-Taylor in 1923 before leaving for Raleigh and a photo of an unidentified woman with a cow. This is one of several pages taken from a scrapbook that belonged to Yvonne Walker-Taylor. 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_02_1
Subjects: Historical Black Colleges and Universities; Howard University; Wilberforce University; African American Educators; African American women
Places: Yvonne Walker-Taylor scrapbook photographs