Claiming A Voice:
Women Legislators of Maryland
The General Assembly

Kathy Postel Kretman
Gregory G. Lebel
January 1, 1991

Revised by staff of the Maryland State Archives, March 1997

This book is dedicated to the memory of Verda Welcome, the first Afro-American elected State Senator in America and an inspiration to a generation of political leaders.



I: History of the Women Legislators of Maryland 1965-1990

II: Today's Women Legislators of Maryland: The Model

III: Conclusions

IV: Appendices

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