Manuscript Collection

Dora Dee Walker Family Photographs - Accession 352 - M141 (177)

Title

Dora Dee Walker Family Photographs - Accession 352 - M141 (177)

Authors

Dora Dee Walker

Files

Download Dora Dee Walker Biography by Ron Chepesiuk (1.4 MB)

Identifier

Accession 352 - M141 (177)

Inclusive Dates

nd

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

10 pieces

Language

English

Historical Note

Dora Dee Walker, known as "Mother Walker," was the first county home demonstration agent (Barnwell County) appointed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the country in 1911. Her career in home demonstration spanned 35 years until she retired in 1946.

For more information about Dora Dee Walker, please consult the attached biography written by Ron Chepesiuk.

Scope and Content Note

The Dora Dee Walker Family Photographs consist of photographs of Dora Dee Walker, Warren Walker, Sarah Frances Walker, Ward Vernard Walker, and Ward's funeral in the Philippines. The photographs date from the 1890s to the early 1900s.

Provenance

The Dora Dee Walker Photographs were donated to the Archives by Mrs. William H. Brice on September 29, 1980.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Dora Dee Walker Family Photographs - Accession 352 - M141 (177)

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