Patsy Takemoto Mink served in the US Congress from 1965-1977 and again from 1990-2002, where she represented Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District. The first woman of color elected to the US House of Representatives, she worked tirelessly for civil rights, women’s rights, economic justice, civil liberties, labor, education, Title IX, peace, and the integrity of the democratic process.
Photos 1, 2 and 4. Representative Patsy Mink. Photo 3. With President Lyndon B. Johnson.