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Death and obituary of Shirley Chisholm...

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January 04, 2005

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 4, 2005  

* Death of Shirley Chisholm
* 1st African American Woman
* Elected to United States Congress

Page 10 of Section B has a half-page report on the death and obituary of "Shirley Chisholm, 80: Ran for President, Served 13 Years in Congress." She was the first African-American to be elected to the United States Congress; and in 1972 the first black candidate for a major party's nomination for President of the United States, and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination. This also includes a 6 1/2 x 4 /12 photo and a smaller more current photo of Mrs. Chisholm.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day are within.
Complete and in very nice, clean condition.

Category: The 20th Century