From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Walls, John H.

(born: 1890  -  died: 1983) 

Dr. Johh H. Walls, born in Tennessee, established well-baby clinics in Louisville African American neighborhoods. Walls was on the governing board of the Louisville Red Cross Hospital. He was the husband of Murray B. Atkins Walls; they were both involved in the civil rights efforts in Louisville. The Walls Family Papers are available at the University of Louisville Libraries.


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NKAA Entry: Red Cross Hospital and Nurse Training Department (Louisville, KY)
NKAA Entry: Walls, Murray B. Atkins

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