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Mrs. A. E. Walker, on Her Left, Kaufman

Format
Online; Visual Materials
Type
Black-and-White Photographs
Summary
Nicknamed The Queen. Mrs. A.E. Walker served as hostess at the student union for 35 years. Hired by the University in 1918 to provide a "feminine touch" to the all-male institution, Walker became a key fixture of student life. She hosted afternoon tea every Sunday, chaperoned countless dances at Madison Hall, presided over student union and recreational activities, and served as an all-around advocate and supporter of student activities at the University.
Date Created
undated
Description
Original Negative Present
Collection
University of Virginia Visual History Collection
Location
Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
prints07692
Call Number
RG-30/1/10.011
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