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Billie Jean Floyd was interviewed October 3, 2007 as part of the Women of the Oklahoma Legislature Oral History Project. Mrs. Floyd was elected to the Oklahoma Senate in 1984 and served through 1988. She held the Senate District 13 seat and was a member of the Democratic Party. Mrs. Floyd shares her memories of the 1940s and of people in her life who played roles in developing her interest in politics. She also discusses campaigning for the Equal Rights Amendment, sponsoring various legislation including authoring the bill making the Indian Blanket the Oklahoma state flower.