Collection 303 Oral History Interview with Erma Walker
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Oral history interview with Erma Horton Stevens Walker in which she discusses her conversion, background in Christian Science, effects of the Great Depression, education at Wheaton College, husband Bill Walker, church planting in Texas, and acceptance to Central American Mission. The time period covered by the interviews is circa 1913-1950.
Erma Horton Walker was interviewed by Paul Ericksen on May 4, 1985, at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.
- Created: 1985
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Full name: Erma Horton Stevens Walker
Birth date: July 30, 1913
Birth place: Brooklyn, NY; moved to Chicago as an infant
Siblings: Brothers Steven and Harold (Harold died of diphtheria in 1923)
Conversion: Accepted Christ at a service by Don Hillis in 1934
Marital Status: Married Rev. William H. Walker II in 1938
Education: Wheaton Community High School Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL--B.A. in journalism, 1935 Northwestern University--1935-1936 (?) Columbia Bible College, Columbia, SC--1936/37 (?)
Career: 1935-1937 Taught journalism at Wheaton College 1939 Joined Central American Mission
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Accruals and Additions
The materials in this collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by Erma Walker in May 1985.
March 21, 1995
- Buswell, J. Oliver (James Oliver), 1895-1977.
- Central American Mission.
- Christian Science.
- Church development, New -- United States.
- Church development, New.
- Columbia Bible College (Columbia, S.C.)
- Depressions -- 1929
- Depressions -- 1929 -- United States.
- Hillis, Don W.
- Missionaries' spouses.
- Walker, Erma S.
- Walker, William H.
- Wheaton College (Ill.)
- Women -- Religious life.
- Collection 303 Oral History Interview with Erma Walker
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