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Jeannette Rankin: 100th Anniversary of the First Congresswoman

A special document exhibit on Jeannette Rankin is on display in the East Rotunda Gallery of the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, from January 26 through April 3, 2017.

2017 marks the centennial of the swearing-in of the first woman to become a member of the U.S. Congress, Jeannette Rankin (R-Montana).

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Image credit: Detail of “Jeannette Rankin”, of Montana, speaking from the balcony of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, Monday, April 2, 1917. (Library of Congress)

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