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Subseries 3. Chisholm for President

Scope and Content Notes:

Shirley Chisholm, 1924-2005, was the first African American woman elected to Congress, representing New York’s 12th district from 1969-1983. In 1972, she became both the first African American and the first woman to make a serious attempt to run for President of the United States. Evansgardner was Co-Chair of Volunteers for Shirley Chisholm and helped arrange rallies and events in the Pittsburgh area. The papers in this series are evidence of Evansgardner’s involvement.

Folder 18 Chisholm Presidential Campaign in Pittsburgh, 1972
Folder 19 Planning for Rally, 1972
Folder 20-21 Position Papers, 1971-1972
Folder 22 List of Supporters, 1972
Folder 23 Pennsylvania Petition, 1972
Folder 24 Clippings, 1972
Folder 25 Letters, Notes, and Correspondence, 1972
Folder 26 Photographs, 1972
Folder 27 Progressive Woman, 1972
Folder 28 Miscellaneous, 1972