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Thomas Calhoun Walker Manuscript

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Alternative title: Lawyer Walker of Gloucester (as told to two Northern friends)
Author: Walker, Thomas Calhoun, 1862-1953
Abstract: This collection consists of an original manuscript used for the autobiography The Honey-Pod Tree: The Life Story of Thomas Calhoun Walker, which was published in 1958. Walker was born into slavery in Virginia and attended Hampton Institute to practice law. As a lawyer, he defended many African Americans in Gloucester County, Virginia and eventually served as the Administrator and Consultant in Negro Affairs for the New Deal's Emergency Relief Administration in the 1930s.
Issued Date: undated
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/21900
Citation: Thomas Calhoun Walker Manuscript, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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