Women in Congress, 1917-2006

Women in Congress, 1917-2006

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Women in Congress, 1917–2006 is the most comprehensive source available on the 229 women who have served in U.S. House of Representatives and Senate—from the first woman elected to Congress, Jeannette Rankin of Montana, to the new Members of the 109th Congress.  The book covers the breadth of the story of congressional women.   Profiles of the 74 women Members of the 109th Congress are covered in a separate section of the book and are arranged alphabetically. The book also includes:
  • Pictures of every woman who has served in Congress, including rare historical images
  • Bibliographies for further reading and manuscript collection references
  • Statistical graphs and charts
  • Appendices on women's committee assignments; women committee and subcommittee chairs; women in Congress by state; and minority women in Congress
  • A comprehensive index

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : U.S. G.P.O., 2006
ISBN: 9780160767531
Branch Call Number: 328.73092 W872 2006
Characteristics: v, 1008 p. : ports., ill. ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: Women in Congress, 1917-1990

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