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Election of the very first woman Senator...

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January 13, 1932


* Hattie Wyatt Caraway
* 1st Woman U.S. Senator elected
* Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
* United States Supreme Court Justice
* Announces retirement

Page 4 has a significant report on the feminist movement, announcing the election of the very first woman Untied States senator with a one column photo and heading: "Elected Senator". See the hyperlink for more on Hattie Caraway.
Page 5 has a one column heading: "JUSTICE HOLMES RESIGNS; 30 YRS. IN HIGHEST COURT" with subhead. Photo of Holmes is on the back page.
Complete in 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality paper meant for institutional use. Nice Condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

Category: The 20th Century