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Walker, Mary Lynn, 1937-



  • Existence: 1937-

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Lynn Walker American Federation of Government Employees collection

Identifier: L2005-03

Mary Lynn Walker, a Georgia native, became very active in the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) in the late 1960s and rose to executive positons never before held by a female. The Mary Lynn Walker collection contains documents and newspaper articles chronicling labor employment issues such as unfair labor practices, age discrimination, and improper loans of government employment.

Dates: 1974-1975, 1979

Mary Lynn Walker oral history interview, January 27, 2005

 Item — Othertype Oral History: Series Series A: ; Series Series B:; Series Series C: ; Series Series D: ; Series Series E: ; Series Series F: ; Series Series G: ; Series Series H: ; Series Series I: ; Series Series J: ; Series Series K: ; Series Series L: ; Series Series M: ; Series Series N: ; Series Series P: ; Series Series Q: ; Series Series R: ; Series I; Series II; Series III; Series IV; Series L2006-08; Series L2005-23; Series L2008-07
Identifier: WalkerM_L2005-04
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Lauren Kata. Walker discusses her background growing up in a large family at the end of the Depression, living on a farm and the responsibilities handed to the her as the eldest daughter, and her educational opportunities as a woman. On gender barriers that she had to break in order to become a key player within different unions, Walker explains how she proved a woman was capable of doing the job. She also talks about her work for AFGE during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s with...
Dates: January 27, 2005

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