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Title
Helen Gahagan Douglas at event
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Stewart, Lucille
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1940]
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Helen Gahagan was a successful Broadway performer who, in 1931, married actor Melvyn Douglas. Elected in 1944, Gahagan Douglas was the third woman elected to Congress from California. She served California's 14th congressional district as a liberal Democrat from 1945-1951.
Future congresswoman Helen Gahagan Douglas poses with three men at an outdoor political event. In the background on the right is a patriotic quilt.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;12 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00088874
Lucille Stewart Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b13_f3_i50_N
CARL0004964934
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/123594
Subject
Douglas, Helen Gahagan,--1900-1980
Legislators--United States
Political parades & rallies--California--Los Angeles
Women legislators--United States

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