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African American women legislators--Florida--Leon County--Tallahassee--Portraits
Leon County (Fla.)
1 photonegative - b&w - 5 x 4 in.
Representative Gwen Cherry was the first African American women in Florida's legislature.
Born in Miami in 1923, she was a lawyer, teacher and author. She received her law degree, Cum Laude, from Florida A & M University in 1965. She died in an automobile accident in Tallahassee.
Subject - Person
Cherry, Gwen (Gwendolyn Sawyer), 1923-1979
Subject - Corporate
Florida. Legislature. House of Representatives.--Biography-Portraits.
Chicago Manual of Style
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