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Barbara Jordan (1936 – 1996) was a leader of the Civil rights movement and later became the first Black woman elected to the United States House of Representatives. Among other notable achievements, Jordan introduced legislature to extend the state ratification deadline for the Equal Rights Amendment, and campaigned to include Native Americans, Latinos, and Asian-Americans when extending the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and supported the Community Reinvestment Act.

Edith Head (1897–1981) Costume Designer | Costume and Wardrobe Department Was a close friend of actress Anne Baxter. She was godmother to one of Baxter's children. See more trivia » Born: Edith Claire Posener October 28, 1897 in San Bernardino, California, USA Died: October 24, 1981 (age 83) in Los Angeles, California, USA