Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 16, Number 1, Spring, 2004 Page: 2
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Three Dallas women, all pioneers, gathered for this historic photograph in the early 1970s. From left to right
they are Eddie Bernice Johnson, the first African-American woman elected to the State Legislature from
Dallas County and, later, to the U. S. House of Representatives; Adlene Harrison, the first woman to serve as
Mayor of Dallas; and Lucy Patterson, the first African-American woman elected to the Dallas City Council.
For photos of more leaders in the March to Democracy in Dallas, please see pages 32 and 33.
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