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 Collection: Tocker Foundation Grant
Advocacy

Advocacy

Date: July 23, 1977
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Description: Text of speech by Barbara Jordan given at the dedication of the Fifth Ward Multi-Service Center in Houston, Texas. She describes what services the center will provide for the residence of the Fifth Ward. A program from the dedication ceremony is included, depicting the ceremony and providing a history of the development of the center.
Contributing Partner: Texas Southern University
Advocating

Advocating

Date: October 2, 1976
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Description: Text of a speech by Barbara C. Jordan entitled "Advocating," given at the Greater Fifth Ward Citizens League Banquet in Houston, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Texas Southern University
The Aging Black Woman and Federal Policy

The Aging Black Woman and Federal Policy

Date: April 15, 1975
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Description: Text of a speech delivered by Barbara Jordan at the National Caucus on the Black Aged. In it, Jordan discusses the plight of elderly African-American women, welfare, and contemporary politics. Numerous handwritten edits have been added throughout the text.
Contributing Partner: Texas Southern University
The Aging Black Woman and Federal Policy

The Aging Black Woman and Federal Policy

Date: April 15, 1975
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Description: Text of speech by Barbara Jordan discussing difficulties faced by the elderly, and elderly black women in particular. She also discusses how the Ford administration is thinning aid towards this group.
Contributing Partner: Texas Southern University
Air Pollution and the Inner-City.

Air Pollution and the Inner-City.

Date: 1975~
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Description: Text of speech by Barbara Jordan regarding inner-city pollution and its effects on health on vulnerable populations.
Contributing Partner: Texas Southern University
Air Pollution Control for Houston

Air Pollution Control for Houston

Date: May 28, 1975
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Description: Text of speech by Barbara Jordan regarding the deterioration of air quality, the Clean Air Act, and Congressional reluctance to enforce expensive restrictions.
Contributing Partner: Texas Southern University
Air Pollution Control for Houston

Air Pollution Control for Houston

Date: May 28, 1975
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Description: Text of speech by Barbara Jordan regarding oxidant air pollution in Houston, Texas, the Environmental Protection Agency power following the Clean Air Act, and the lack of cooperation between the Texas Air Control Board and the Environmental Protection Agency.
Contributing Partner: Texas Southern University
Air Pollution Control for Houston

Air Pollution Control for Houston

Date: May 28, 1975
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Description: Text for a statement made by Barbara C. Jordan before the Texas Air Control Board about the issue of air pollution in Houston, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Texas Southern University
Alliance Courier (Mineola, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 6, 1892

Alliance Courier (Mineola, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 6, 1892

Date: October 6, 1892
Creator: Perdue, J. M.
Description: Weekly newspaper from Mineola, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with advertising.
Contributing Partner: Mineola Memorial Library
The Alliance Standard. (Linden, Tex.), Ed. 1 Tuesday, June 30, 1896

The Alliance Standard. (Linden, Tex.), Ed. 1 Tuesday, June 30, 1896

Date: June 30, 1896
Creator: Banger, John
Description: Weekly newspaper from Linden, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with advertising.
Contributing Partner: Atlanta Public Library