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Title
[Senator Diane E. Watson]
Date Created and/or Issued
1979-1998
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
1994-0398.
Bust-length portrait.
Born in 1933, in Los Angeles, California. Pursued a career in education, elected to Los Angeles Unified School Board in 1975, elected to California Senate in 1978 - first African-American woman to serve in the Senate. Member of California Legislative Black Caucus from 1978-1998. In 1998, appointed U.S. Ambassador to Federated States of Micronesia; in 2001 elected to the U.S. House, where she served until 2011.
Type
image
Format
Unmediated
Sheet
Portraits.
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photograph ; 10 x 8 in.
Language
English
Subject
Watson, Diane E.--Portraits
California. Legislature. Assembly.--Photographs
United States. Congress. House--Photographs
California Legislative Black Caucus--Photographs
African American women--California--Los Angeles--Portraits
African American legislators--California--Portraits
Legislators--California
Legislators--United States
Ambassadors--United States
Sacramento (Calif.)--Biography--Portraits
Photographic prints
Portrait photographs
Place
California
Los Angeles
United States
Sacramento (Calif.)

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