Link Frances Atkinson
Link Frances Vashon Atkinson was born in St.
Louis and began her education there. Later she attended schools in Cleveland.
Like Co-founders Hawkins and Scott, Link Atkinson was a member of St. Thomas
Episcopal Church in Philadelphia. Married to Dr. Nolan N. Atkinson, staff
associate at Bryn Mawr Hospital and NAACP leader, she listed her "hobby
or interest" as "my family and my home."
Link Atkinson is the mother of two children, Carolyn A. Thomas, vice president of a consulting firm, and Nolan, Jr., an attorney. She was a member of Jack and Jill, the Mothers' Study Club, Matinee Ensemble, and the Bryn Mawr School and Home Group. She also served on the board of trustees of Westchester State College.
Link Atkinson wrote the words to The Links song, originated the Coronation Carnival, and was the fourth president of the Philadelphia Chapter.
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