Members of Congress, 1945-1970.

by Congressional Quarterly, Inc. in Washington

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It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. The library is housed in three buildings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.; it also maintains the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center in Location: Washington, D.C., U.S. Sincemore than 70 women of color have been elected to Congress.

There have been 13 Asian-Pacific-American women who have served in Congress. The first Asian-Pacific-American woman elected to Congress, Patsy Mink of Hawaii, won election to the House in There have been 47 African-American women who have served in Congress.

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