Madam Walker's Secrets to Success
If you're doing research about Walker, you'll find dozens of articles, videos and links in our special Black History Report Guide.
For media queries and licensing questions, please contact Walker's biographer and great-great-granddaughter, A'Lelia Bundles at www.aleliabundles.com ...but if you are writing a Black History Report, please click here first.Click here for a new video.
Welcome to the Official Madam C. J. Walker website, which is designed to help students prepare reports and presentations about Madam Walker.
Because the foundation of a well-written paper is research, we urge you to read the material that already is provided on the website before sending your questions. After you’ve read the material, we welcome your questions at [email protected]
The following links should answer most of your questions:
Click here for Black History Month Resources including articles, videos and photos.
Click links below for more Walker information for your reports:
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION LEMELSON CENTER PODCAST
Inventive Voices Interviews A’Lelia Bundles/Free iPod download
Click #10 and #11 “Madam Walker” 2/13/2009
Students: This is a great interview with info about Madam Walker
A Video Tribute to Madam Walker (October 2014)
HGTV VIDEO ABOUT MADAM WALKER
Click for excellent video about Walker’s life
CEO TV INTERVIEW ABOUT MADAM WALKER (July 2011)
PRIMARY RESEARCH DOCUMENTS ABOUT MADAM WALKER A’Lelia Bundles, Walker’s great-great-granddaughter and biographer, talks about her research at the National Archives
National Park Service Madam Walker Lesson Plan
Madam Walker and J. C. Penney
INDIANA HISTORICAL SOCIETY (www.indianahistory.org)
CLICK ARTICLE TITLE FOR THESE LINKS ABOUT MADAM WALKER (Also click “BIBLIOGRAPHY”):
“Madam Walker’s Secrets to Success” (Biography.com Feb 25, 2015)
“How Madam Walker Became an Entrepreneur” (Investor’s Business Daily Feb 25, 2015)
Harvard Business School Madam Walker Case Study (June 25, 2007)
Scholastic Magazine by Sarah Blustain