Helen Williams

Norm and Helen Jackson, Victorian Day 2007

Helen Williams, Riverton’s 2014 July 4th Parade Marshal, was the most photographed African-American fashion model of the 1960s. She studied art after she retired and completed dozens of paintings by 1985.

We invite anyone with more information or examples of Ms. Williams’ artwork to contact us. -JMc, Editor

Philadelphia Inquirer, Dec 8, 1985


Published by

John McCormick

Teacher at Riverton School 1974-2019, author, amateur historian, Historical Society of Riverton Board Member 2007-2023, newsletter editor 2007-2023, website editor 2011-2023