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Frances Perkins became the 1st woman appointed to a presidential Cabinet when she was sworn in as Secretary of Labor on March 4, 1933.
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Portrait of Frances Perkins in her office, standing at her desk

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Perkins, Frances. Harris & Ewing, photographer
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