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Madam C. J. Walker

Sarah Breedlove Walker, known as Madam C. J. Walker, was the first African American woman millionaire in America, known not only for her hair straightening treatment and her salon system which helped other African Americans to succeed, but also her work to end lynching and gain women's rights.
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Madam C. J. Walker
Madam C. J. Walker biography - profile of Madam C. J. Walker, African American inventor and business executive whose hair care products were directed at black women.

A'Lelia Walker
Biography of A'Lelia Walker, daughter of Madam C. J. Walker, and figure of the Harlem Renaissance.

Villa Lewaro
Home of Madam C. J. Walker, Villa Lewaro was built in the Italian Renaissance palace style, designed by Vertner Tandy, New York's first licensed black architect. Page includes information on Walker, and is illustrated.

Women, Money, and Power
View a video presentation on an exhibit about Madam C. J. Walker, emphasizing her role as an entrepreneur. From a Radcliffe conference on women in American business history.

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