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Hattie Wyatt Caraway
Hattie Wyatt Caraway (1878–1950) was an American politician who became the first woman elected to serve a full term as a United States senator, representing the state of Arkansas from 1931 to 1945. This photograph was taken in 1914, when her husband was a member of the United States House of Representatives. Although she took an interest in her husband's political career at the time, Caraway avoided the capital's social and political life as well as the campaign for women's suffrage, recalling: "After equal suffrage I just added voting to cooking and sewing and other household duties."Photograph credit: Harris & Ewing; restored by Adam Cuerden

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