A headshot of African American educator and U.S. Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, 1973. Chisholm was the first black woman elected to the U.S. Congress and the first woman to run for president in 1971.
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Former Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm addressing Dem. Natl. Convention.
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American President Gerald Ford signs legislation declaring August 26th Women's Equality Day, Washington DC, August 22, 1974. Also present are, from left, unidentified man, U.S. Representatives Yvonne Burke, Barbara Jordan (1936 -...More
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African American educator and U.S. Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm speaks at a podium at the Democratic National Convention, Miami Beach, Florida, July 1972.
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US Representative Shirley Chisholm of Brooklyn announces her entry for Democratic nomination for the presidency, at the Concord Baptist Church in Brooklyn, New York. Manhattan borough president Percy Sutton applauds at right.
African American congresswoman Shirley Chisholm gives the peace sign to a crowd of protestors as she speaks to veterans on the Washington Mall, Washington, DC, April 1971.
Portrait of American Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm (1924 - 2005) (center right, with one hand on the typewriter) as she poses with her staff in her wood-panelled office, Washington DC, 1970.
Portrait of American Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm (1924 - 2005) as she stands in rotunda of House of Representatives, Washington DC, 1970.
Three-quarter profile portrait of American Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm (1924 - 2005), Washington DC, 1970.
Portrait of U.S. congresswoman Shirley Chisholm wearing a striped suit and cat's-eye glasses, holding a copy of The Congressional Record, and smiling.
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