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Women Chosen for Public Office
Isobel V. Morin ©1995

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  • 160 pages
  • More than 65 black-and-white photos
  • Reinforced library binding
  • 6" x 9"
  • List of important women in the federal government
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Grades 5 and up
  • ISBN: 978-1-881508-20-5
  • $19.95







“Provides a historical record of the progress women have made in the federal government since Civil War times.”

Introduces Superintendent of Army Nurses Dorothea Dix; Department of Labor administrators Julia Lathrop and Mary Anderson; U.S. Cabinet members Frances Perkins and Patricia Roberts Harris; ambassador Ruth Bryan Owen Rohde; and judges Florence Ellinwood Allen, Constance Baker Motley, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.