Dr. Helen Walker Williams, noted educator, dies

September 1996
Jet;09/02/96, Vol. 90 Issue 16, p17
Reports on the death of Dr. Helen Walker Williams. Her personal history; Her career in education; Her role as the first black woman to be given a permanent job as a teacher in the Rhode Island school system.


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