Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Carrie Parker with her children

image number:

P0055684

description:

Carrie Parker was the first African-American woman to become a student at Indiana University. She was graduated from Clinton High School, Clinton, Indiana in 1897 and matriculated at IU on January 4, 1898 where she attended through the fall of 1898.

After her first husband (John G. Taylor) died in 1937 she married Richard Eaton.

date taken:

1937

photographer studio:

Unknown

personal name:

Parker, Carrie

personal name:

Taylor, John G., Mrs.

personal name:

Eaton, Richard, Mrs.

personal name:

Taylor, Leon Parker

personal name:

Taylor, Lemuel

personal name:

Taylor, Alice

personal name:

Taylor, Martha

personal name:

Taylor, John L.

location of individuals:

Carrie Parker Taylor Eaton is seated at center.

Names of four of her children are known to be Leon Parker Taylor, Lemuel Taylor, John L. Taylor, Alice Taylor and Martha Taylor.

Leon is at upper left.

topic:

Women

topic:

Minorities

topic:

Families

topic:

Firsts

series:

Individuals