Browse Items (16 total)

  • Tags: Washington

Ball of Nations.pdf
This article mentions that Mrs. Edward C. Walker was one of the "prominent women in official and residential circles of the Capital" that gave her support to the Ball of Nations to support the American University Scholarship Fund.

Benefit for Russian Refugees - Washington Post, Feb, 19, 1924.jpg
An article mentioning that Mrs. Edward C. Walker was a member of the committee that arranged a benefit held in Washington to support Russian refugees.

Capital Society Events - Washington Post, Dec 5, 1925.jpg
A small society article stating that Mrs. Edward C. Walker has rented a house for the winter with her sister, Mrs. Andre Brewster.

Society - Washington Post, Nov 26,1921.jpg
An article mentioning that Mrs. Edward C. Walker, along with her sister, Mrs. Andre Brewster, took boxes at the Belleau Wood Memorial Concert.

out.pdf
An article mentioning the donations made to the Red Cross to help provide gifts to the Allied and American soldiers during WWI. Mrs. Edward C. Walker is listed as having donated $500, the most out all those mentioned. Her donation has a dollar value…

Fashion Show.pdf
An article mentioning Mrs. Edward C. Walker was a patroness of the Spring Fashion Show for the benefit of the National Library for the Blind in Washington.

first Lady Heads List of Boxholders for Music Event - Washington Post - March 27, 1936.jpg
An article from the Society section of the Washington Post mentioning that Mrs. Edward C. Walker has taken a box for the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra concert alongside Mrs. Roosevelt.

Gari Melchers.pdf
An article mentioning that Mrs. Edward C. Walker loaned several works of Gari Melchers' to the Corcoran Art Gallery to be put on display.

Society - Washington Post, Oct. 5, 1917.jpg
A small society article mentioning that Mrs. Edward C. Walker spent the summer "at her Canadian home" which could mean either in Walkerville or St. Andrew's. Of particular interest is the fact that she essentially received her own subtitle as "guest…

President's Wife - washington post, nov 8, 1934.jpg
An article mentioning that Mrs. Edward C. Walker would be entertaining guests at her opera box. The fact that she is mentioned alongside Mrs. Roosevelt in a rather short article says much for her social position in Washington society.
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2