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Barbara Dodson Walker

Barbara Dodson Walker, American cultural organization administrator, educator. Certified teacher. Recipient District Service award, Afro-American History and Genealogical Society, 1989, District of Columbia Genealogical Society, 2001. Member of National Genealogical Society, History Society of Washington.

Background

  • Walker, Barbara Dodson was born on January 18, 1930 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Joseph Norman Dodson and Naomi Althea Neal.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Miner Teachers College, Washington, 1951. Master of Education, Federal City College, Washington, 1972.

    Career

    • Teacher District of Columbia Public School, Washington, 1951—1983. Recording secretary Afro-American History and Genealogical Society, 1989—1992, national president, since 1993. Director Federation of Genealogical Societies, since 1997.

      Council member Association Study of African-American Life and History, since 2002. Member District of Columbia History Records Advisory Board, since 2003.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher.

    Works

    • Contributor book and periodical indexes, articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

    Membership

    Member of National Genealogical Society, History Society of Washington.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, collecting books, music boxes, angels.

    Connections

    • Married James Dent Walker. Children: James Dent, Barbara Ann Brissett, Althea Elizabeth Davi, Susan Victoria.
    • father: Joseph Norman Dodson
    • mother: Naomi Althea Neal
    • spouse: James Dent Walker
    • children: James Dent Walker
    • Barbara Ann Brissett Walker
    • Althea Elizabeth Davi Walker
    • Susan Victoria Walker
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    Nationality
    • 1951
      Miner Teachers College
    • 1972
      Federal City College
    • 1951 - 1983
      Teacher, District of Columbia Public School
      Washington, United States