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United Press International [Photograph of Congresswoman Patsy T. Mink ]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09852 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Type: Photograph Date: 2 February 1966 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 17.9 x 23 cm.

One black-and-white photograph taken by United Press International dated February 2, 1966. Pictured is Represenatitve (D-Hawaii) Patsy Takemoto Mink reading Washington's Farewell Address. According to the wire transfer information, Mink was the first congresswoman to read this speech in Congress's chamber since 1932.

Patsy Takemoto Mink (1927-2002) was the first Asian American women to be elected to the U.S. Congress in 1964.

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