Diploma from The Lelia College
About the Project
Madam C.J. Walker opened the Lelia College of Beauty Culture in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1908 to train licensed “Hair Culturalists.” The school provided professional and financial opportunities to thousands of African American women.
Help us transcribe information about this 1916 diploma from the Lelia College to uncover the fascinating history of Madam C.J. Walker, her company, and black beauty culture in early twentieth century America.