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Events: Centennial of Women in Congress

Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to Congress, took her seat on April 2, 1917, paving the way for future generations of women in the House of Representatives. These objects relate to an exhibition, in the Capitol and online, commemorating Rankin and the woman Representatives after her.

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Alice Mary Robertson Alice Mary Robertson
Congressman's Wives Cartoon Congressman's Wives Cartoon
Congresswoman in Favor of Bonus Payment Congresswoman in Favor of Bonus Payment
Congresswoman Pins on Purple Heart Congresswoman Pins on Purple Heart
Edith Nourse Rogers Edith Nourse Rogers
Edith Nourse Rogers Lapel Pin Edith Nourse Rogers Lapel Pin
Effiegene Locke Wingo Effiegene Locke Wingo
Four Women Hear President's Message to Congress Read Four Women Hear President's Message to Congress Read
Frances Payne Bolton Frances Payne Bolton
Jeannette Rankin Jeannette Rankin
Jeannette Rankin Jeannette Rankin