Vintage 1968 Shirley Chisholm Press Photo
Vintage 1968 Shirley Chisholm Press Photo
Vintage 1968 Shirley Chisholm Press Photo

Vintage 1968 Shirley Chisholm Press Photo

Regular price $45.00 $40.00 Sale

This is a 1968 original press photo of Shirley Chisholm in very good condition. Measures 8x10 and a sticker description (pictured) on back.

About: Shirley Chisholm was an American politician, educator, and author. She was a Congresswoman, representing New York's 12th Congressional District for seven terms from 1969 to 1983. In 1968, she became the first African-American woman elected to Congress.  On January 25, 1972, she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination. She received 152 first-ballot votes at the 1972 Democratic National Convention.