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Saturday Morning Pictures

It’s time for some more history in pictures and this time we’re travelling back to the 1970s.

1. Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman elected to the US Congress, announcing her candidacy for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination in 1972. Thomas J O'Halloran, US News & World Reports, via Wikimedia Commons

1. Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman elected to the US Congress, announcing her candidacy for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in 1972. Thomas J O’Halloran, US News & World Reports, via Wikimedia Commons

2. Air hostesses from the National Airways Corporation in 1970. Archives New Zealand, via Wikimedia Commons

2. Air hostesses from the National Airways Corporation in 1970. Archives New Zealand, via Wikimedia Commons

3. Journalist and feminist activist Gloria Steinem at a news conference for the Women's Action Alliance in 1975. Via Wikimedia Commons

3. Journalist and feminist activist Gloria Steinem at a news conference for the Women’s Action Alliance in 1975. Via Wikimedia Commons

4. Comedian Joyce Grenfell at her home, 1972. Allan Warren, via Wikimedia Commons

4. Comedian Joyce Grenfell at her home, 1972. Allan Warren, via Wikimedia Commons

5. Ella Fitzgerald during a concert in Cologne, October 1975. Helmut Montag, via Wikimedia Commons

5. Ella Fitzgerald during a concert in Cologne, October 1975. Paul Spürk, via Wikimedia Commons

6. Data processing workers in Dresden, 1975. Deutsche Fotothek, via Wikimedia Commons

6. Data processing workers in Dresden, 1975. Deutsche Fotothek, via Wikimedia Commons

7. Actor and activist Jane Fonda with Pham Thi Minh in the Netherlands in January 1975. Bert Verhoeff, Nationaal Archief, via Wikimedia Commons

7. Actor and activist Jane Fonda with Pham Thi Minh in the Netherlands in January 1975. Bert Verhoeff, Nationaal Archief, via Wikimedia Commons

8. Actor and activist Glenda Jackson, 1971. Studio Publicity, via Wikimedia Commons

8. Actor and activist Glenda Jackson, 1971. Studio Publicity, via Wikimedia Commons

9. First Lady of America Betty Ford and First Lady of Peru Consuelo Velasco at the White House. Karl Schumacher, Gerald R Ford Presidential Library and Museum, via Wikimedia Commons

9. First Lady of America Betty Ford and First Lady of Peru Consuelo Velasco at the White House. Karl Schumacher, Gerald R Ford Presidential Library and Museum, via Wikimedia Commons

10. Bernadette Devlin, then Britain's youngest ever female MP, speaks during a civil rights rally in London’s Trafalgar Square in June 1971. Via Wikimedia Commons

10. Bernadette Devlin, then Britain’s youngest ever female MP, speaks during a civil rights rally in London’s Trafalgar Square in June 1971. Via Wikimedia Commons

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