Photos, Prints, Drawings Senator Rebecca Felton, [first] woman U.S. senator.
Photos, Prints, Drawings
Felton, Rebecca Latimer
- Senator Rebecca Felton, [first] woman U.S. senator.
- Created / Published
- [ca. 1922]
- Subject Headings
- - Felton, Rebecca Latimer, 1835-1930
- - Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
- - Women--Suffrage--Georgia
- - Legislators--United States--1920-1930
- - Photographs
- - United States -- Georgia
- - Summary: Formal portrait, head and chest, Rebecca Latimer Felton, in bifocal eye glasses, facing left with head turned toward camera, wearing dark, high-collared dress, and short-brimmed hat with ribbon around crown.
- - Title transcribed from item.
- - According to the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, Felton was appointed by the Governor of Georgia as a Democrat to the United States Senate on October 3, 1922, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Thomas E. Watson. She served just twenty-four hours, from November 21 to 22, 1922, a successor having been elected.
- - Photograph published on the cover of Equal Rights 15, no. 52 (Feb. 1, 1930): 409.
- 1 photograph: print; 6 x 8 in.
- Call Number
- Location: National Woman's Party Records, Group I, Container I:150, Folder: Felton, Rebecca
- Source Collection
- Records of the National Woman's Party
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
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