Reva Beck Bosone pins officer insignia on Zilpha Teresa Bosone.

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Title Reva Beck Bosone pins officer insignia on Zilpha Teresa Bosone.
Photo Number p0127n01_15_136
Description "In March 1951, after graduation exercises at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas when Zilpher became an officer. I pinned the insignia on her shoulders. I gave the graduation address--the first time a woman had ever had [such an] honor at an Air Force Base;"
Keywords women; clothing and dress; Military
Subject Bosone, Reva Beck; Bosone, Zilpha Teresa; Graduation ceremonies--1950-1960
Additional Information "Reva Zilpha Beck Bosone (April 2, 1895 - July 21, 1983) was a U.S. Representative from Utah. She was the first woman elected to Congress from Utah. … She served as member of the State house of representatives 1933-1935, serving as floor leader in 1935. "Bosone was elected Salt Lake City judge in 1936 and served until elected to Congress. During the Second World War, she was chairman of Women's Army Corps Civilian Advisory Committee of the Ninth Service Command. She served as Official observer at United Nations Conference at San Francisco in 1945, and as the first director of Utah State Board for Education on Alcoholism in 1947 and 1948. Bosone was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and Eighty-second Congresses (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1953). She was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1952 to the Eighty-third Congress and for election in 1954 to the Eighty-fourth Congress. She served as delegate to Democratic National Conventions in 1952 and 1956. She resumed the practice of law in Salt Lake City from 1953 to 1957, and was legal counsel to Safety and Compensation Subcommittee of House Committee on Education and Labor 1957-1960. She was also a judicial officer of the Post Office Department in 1961-1968."--wiki
Spatial Coverage San Antonio (Tex.)
Collection Number and Name P0127 Reva Beck Bosone Photograph Collection
Collection Name Reva Beck Bosone
Relation is Part of Aileen H. Clyde 20th Century Women's Legacy Archive
Date 1951-03
Textual Date March 1951
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Type Image
ARK ark:/87278/s6xd1s1c
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2009-06-05
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 982106
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