Acceptance Letter

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October 18, 1913
Maggie Walker was recognized as a social and business leader by blacks and whites alike. She and Govenor Mann had mutual respect and admiration for one another. This 1913 acceptance letter confirmed Walker as a delegate representing Virginia in NewYork for the 50th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, MAWA 99.560