Can you identify these famous Civil Rights leaders?

Can you identify these famous Civil Rights leaders? (HM227D)

Location: Washington, DC 20024
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N 38° 52.83', W 77° 1.306'

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All four lived in this Southwest DC neighborhood!

Can You identify these famous Civil Rights leaders?
All four lived in this Southwest DC neighborhood!

Who are these famous Civil Rights leaders?
Barbara Jordan (upper left)
Patsy Mink (wearing
Molly Yard (bottom left), president of the National Organization for Women (1987-1991) was a long-time friend of Dorothy Height. Both attended Eleanor Roosevelt's young women leadership training. She helped organize the 1963 March on Washington, pictured in the background of the adjacent Dorothy Height Call Box. She worked closely with Eleanor Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson, and women's rights leader Eleanor Smeal (in the top right background photo between the "Feminists at the Majority" signs). Molly Yard lived on the 600 block of 7th Street, SW.
Alexis Herman (bottom right), close friend of Dorothy Height. At 29, she served as the youngest director of the Women's Bureau under PResident Carter (1977-81). During the Clinton Administration she was Director of the White House Office of Public Liaison (1993-97) and later, Secretary of Labor (1997-2001). Alexis Herman lived here at 700 7th Street, SW for many years.

Theresa A. Jenkins produced this graphic collage with Adobe Photoshop.
Dr. Patricia E. Ortman provided artistic consultation
and advice to the design team including Saadia Athias, Perry and Susan Klein.
Gelberg Signs fabricated and installed the artwork in both CAll Boxes.

Program Funders and Managers for this and the adjacent Dorothy Height Call Box:
Art on Call is a program of Cultural Tourism DC, with support from:
DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities,
DC Creates Public Art Program,
District Department of Transportation
Office of Deputy Mayor for PLanning and Economic Development.

Local Sponsors:

The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (SWNA),
Council of Co-owners, Town Square Towers Condominium,
Washington Cable,
Drs. Susan and Perry Klein.

Women's History Month
March 2010
HM NumberHM227D
Year Placed2010
Placed ByCultural Tourism DC
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees38.88050000, -77.02176667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.83', W 77° 1.306'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 49.8" N, 77° 1' 18.36" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)202, 301
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 628-686 7th St SW, Washington DC 20024, US
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