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Walker, Samuel Brown



Mae Walker was born July 31, 1904 to Samuel Brown Walker and Lula Stepp Walker in Jellico, Tennessee, a mining town on the Tennessee-Kentucky state line. She graduated from East Tennessee State College in 1926. Walker's father, a photographer, was known throughout the area as "The Pictureman". Walker's mother learned photography from her husband. Bessie Mae Walker died Tuesday, July 13, 1993 at Hillcrest West Nursing Home in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Mae Walker Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box A (Small Photos): Series Series 1; Series Series 3
Identifier: AppMs-0057
Scope and Contents The photographs consist of the following: one photo of Martha Wilder Public School, Johnson City 1913 or 1914; one photo of Mae Walker at Princeton School in 1915; one photo of Governor Robert L. Taylor speaking on July 4 at Sycamore Shoals, Elizabethton, Tennessee; one photo of the cornerstone ceremony at Mayne Williams Public Library, Johnson City, Tennessee; two photos of "Mikado" casts; one photo of Southern Railroad Passenger Station, Johnson City, Tennessee; and 12 photos of the...
Dates: 1913-1931, undated