Madam C.J. Walker
Records of Indianapolis-based African American entrepreneur and philanthropist Madam C. J. Walker.
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Madam C. J. Walker was a self-made businesswoman who became a national figure and philanthropist. In 1910, she moved to Indianapolis, Indiana, setting up a factory and beauty school. The collection contains the personal and business papers of Madam Walker, A'Lelia Walker, Freeman B. Ransom, and others who worked for the company, records relating to operations and the beauty schools and agents, and materials from businesses located in the Walker Building in Indianapolis. This digital collection is a sample of the materials found in the collection., This project was supported by a Digitizing Hidden Collections grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). The grant program is made possible by funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Madam C.J. Walker Supplemental Collection, Indiana Historical Society, Madam C.J. Walker Collection, Indiana Historical Society.
Indiana Historical Society