U.S. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

Shirley Chisholm photo portrait

Shirley Chisholm is shown here in an undated portrait, from the collections of the U.S. Library of Congress. (The photo's ID number is LC-USZ62-83472, but the Library says it has no information about the date or the photographer.) This was probably from before she served her seven terms served seven terms as Congresswoman from New York’s 12th district (1969-1982). Shirley Chisholm was born in 1924 and died in 2005.

See our biography of Shirley Chisholm