Politics

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Before Hillary Clinton, there was Shirley Chisolm. These images include women running for political office and their supporters. Women have been involved in the political realm long before the passage of the 19th amendment. These images highlight the activities of political activists, whether seeking office, or supporting a political cause. 



  • New York Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm at the Democratic National Convention in Miami
  • New York Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm at Democratic Convention in Miami
  • Bella Abzug announces her run for Mayor in New York City
  • Miami Democratic Convention
  • The Feminist Group attends the National Democratic Convention
  • Women for McGovern at Madison Square Garden
  • Women's Political Caucus at the Democratic National Convention
  • Feminist Party members demonstrate outside Democratic National Convention
  • DA Elizabeth Holtzman speaks at Women's Political Caucus gathering at E. Roosevelt House
  • Patricia Harris, Former United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
  • Bella Abzug's supporters
  • ERA demonstration Washington, D.C.
  • Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman
  • City Council President and NY State Senator Karen Burstein, on left, at International Women's Year conference in Houston
  • Boston Legislator Elaine Noble at Gay Delegates press conference
  • Margaret 'Midge' Costanza at International Women's Year conference
  • Elaine Noble, Boston Legislator at Gay Delegates press conference
  • Party for Geraldine Ferraro with Bella Abzug
  • Bella Abzug speaks at Women's Equality Day Rally
  • Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, Jeannette Rankin, and Muriel Fox at the NOW regional conference
  • Gloria Steinem speaks at press conference announcing Bella Abzug's run for NY Senate
  • Press conference explaining why President Carter fired Bella Abzug.
  • Bella Abzug at International Women's Year conference
  • Bella Abzug press conference at MS. Magazine
  • Golda Meir at United Jewish Appeal Dinner
  • Bella Abzug with Elizabeth Taylor and Shirley McLaine celebrating Bella's birthday
  • Congresswoman Bella Abzug and Lt. Governor of NY Mary Anne Krupsak attend Jewish Rally
  • The late suffragist Jeannette Rankin at NOW Conference
  • The late suffragist Jeannette Rankin at NOW conference
  • U.S. Representatives to the NGO conference: Jewel Lafontant, Patricia Hutar, Joan Goodin, and Arvonne Fraser
  • Candice Bergen being interviewed by child reporter at Democratic National Convention
  • Miami Democratic Convention
  • Margo St. James protesting outside the Democratic National Convention
  • Billie Jean King, Susan B. Anthony, Jr., and Bella Abzug during the walk to convention center at International Women's Year conference in Houston
  • Political activist Yvonne Brathwaite at Democratic National Convention