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Scarce 1979 “Supersisters” Set of 72 Cards.

Lot 14. Scarce 1979 “Supersisters” Set of 72 Cards. This set is both a sport and non-sport issue, containing the photos and stories of women who achieved success in multiple fields. It includes Suzy “Chapstick” Chaffee, champion skier, ex-m; Nancy Dickerson, the first woman TV news correspondent for CBS and the first woman anchor at NBC, nm; Margaret Chase Smith, the first woman nominated for President by a major U.S. political party, nm+; Margaret Mead, the distinguished anthropologist, mint; Bonnie Tiburzi, the first woman hired as a pilot by a major U.S. airline, nm+; Rosa Parks, “the mother of the modern civil rights movement,” nm-m+; Gloria Steinem, “Ms.” magazine founder and editor and leader of the women’s movement, nm-m; Helen Hayes, “the First Lady of the American Theater,” mint; Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to Congress, nm, and 63 more. The set originated in 1978 from a question nine-year-old Melissa Rich, a baseball card collector, asked her mother, Lois: "Mom, why aren't there any pictures of girls on the cards? It isn't fair!" In response, Lois Rich, with the help of her sister, Barbara Ergerman, obtained a $3,000 grant through the New York State Education Department and created the set. The cards have color or sepia photos on the front and information on the individual’s achievements on the back. Cards generally range from nm to mint and average nm-m. Winning Bid $301.    

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