Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund provides scholarships and support for low-income women 35 and older across the U.S. to build better lives through college completion.

Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund provides scholarships and support for low-income women 35 and older across the U. to build better lives through college completion.

MONTANA: JEANNETTE RANKIN SPEAKS AT THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE NATIONAL AMERICAN WOMAN SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION (1917) While the photo above was taken in Washington, D.C., Jeannette Rankin made history a year earlier in 1916 when she became the first woman elected into Congress. Rankin served in the House of Representatives and was the only Member of Congress who voted against US participation in both WWI and WWII.

MONTANA: JEANNETTE RANKIN SPEAKS AT THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE NATIONAL AMERICAN WOMAN SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION (1917) While the photo above was taken in Washington, D.C., Jeannette Rankin made history a year earlier in 1916 when she became the first woman elected into Congress. Rankin served in the House of Representatives and was the only Member of Congress who voted against US participation in both WWI and WWII.

In 1917, Jeannette Rankin took her seat as the first female member of U.S. Congress.  Learn more with @MAKERS: The Women Who Make America.

In Jeannette Rankin took her seat as the first female member of U. "I may be the first woman member of Congress, but I won't be the last"

Jeannette Rankin, first woman elected to Congress

Jeannette Rankin: First Woman Elected to Congress

Jeannette Rankin's First Speech in Washington. She was the first woman elected to Congress. She represented her district in Montana.

Jeannette Rankin: First Woman Elected to Congress

Jeannette Rankin: In 1916, Rankin became the first woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

This statue of Jeannette Rankin was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Montana in Rankin was born in 1880 and died in She was the first woman elected to the U. House of Representatives.

Jeannette Rankin was the first woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Born in Montana, she studied at the School of Philanthropy in New York City (now the Columbia School of Social Work). She undertook social work in Seattle, Washington, and in subsequent years worked for woman suffrage in Washington, California and Montana. After a failed bid for a Senate seat, she engaged in social work for the next three decades. Rankin also supported the cause of peace throughout her life.

This statue of Jeannette Rankin was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Montana in Rankin was born in 1880 and died in She was the first woman elected to the U. House of Representatives.

Jeannette Rankin: Suffragist, Congresswoman, Pacifist

Jeannette Rankin of Missoula, Montana, was the first woman elected to the U. House of Representatives. Unsurprisingly, her election made headlines across the country. People wanted to know who th…

Jeannette Rankin, Americas Conscience

Jeannette Rankin, Americas Conscience

Application  |  Jeannette Rankin

Application | Jeannette Rankin

Jeannette Rankin Speaks Before Congress, 1917

Jeannette Rankin Picture Gallery

Jeannette Rankin Speaks Before Congress, 1917

Jeannette Rankin was the only member of the House to vote against entering both WWI and WWII and is remembered for her unwavering dedication to suffrage and women’s rights.

Jeannette Rankin was the only member of the House to vote against entering both WWI and WWII and is remembered for her unwavering dedication to suffrage and women’s rights.

The eldest child of a Montana rancher and a schoolteacher, Jeannette Rankin would vote in Congress for peace before most American women could vote anywhere. After graduatin...

The eldest child of a Montana rancher and a schoolteacher, Jeannette Rankin would vote in Congress for peace before most American women could vote anywhere. After graduatin.

Jeanette Rankin About 1940

Jeannette Rankin: First Woman Elected to Congress

Jeannette Rankin was born on June 11, 1880 in Montana.

Jeannette Rankin was born on June 1880 in Montana.

Jeannette Rankin: “old maid pacifist”.   Letter as state chairman of the Montana Equal Suffrage State Central Committee, June 22, 1914. [Scrapbook... in support of women's suffrage.] New-York HIstorical Society

Jeannette Rankin: “old maid pacifist”. Letter as state chairman of the Montana Equal Suffrage State Central Committee, June [Scrapbook. in support of women's suffrage.] New-York HIstorical Society

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