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Dora Dee Walker - 1957
Dora Dee Walker – 1957

DORA DEE WALKER PAPERS, 1932-1939, 1946-1949, nd (Accession 104 – M44 (59))

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.

The Dora Dee Walker Papers consist of biographical sketches and data sheets, a letter, photos, a newspaper clipping and a copy of the history of extension work in Allendale County, all relating to Dora Walker, pioneering State leader in extension work in South Carolina.

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