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Title
Helen Gahagan Douglas at campaign meeting
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Stewart, Lucille
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1944]
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 sits with a group of women during a meeting about her election campaign.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;12 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00088879
Lucille Stewart Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b13_f3_i55_N
CARL0004964939
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/123599
Subject
Douglas, Helen Gahagan,--1900-1980
Legislators--United States
Women legislators--United States

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