[Tuskegee Institute Convocation, September 12th, 1976]

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Convocation speech delivered by Barbara Jordan to students at the Tuskegee Institute of Alabama regarding African-American involvement in politics.

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[8] p.

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Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996 September 12, 1976.

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  • Main Title: [Tuskegee Institute Convocation, September 12th, 1976]
  • Series Title: Texas Senate Papers

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Convocation speech delivered by Barbara Jordan to students at the Tuskegee Institute of Alabama regarding African-American involvement in politics.

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[8] p.

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Photographs from the Barbara C. Jordan Archives. Barbara Jordan ran for the Texas House twice (1962, 1964). She won a seat in the Texas Senate in 1966, becoming the first African American since Reconstruction to do so.

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Draft of convocation speech delivered by Barbara Jordan to students at the Tuskegee Institute of Alabama regarding African-American involvement in politics. The document is annotated with handwritten notes.

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Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996. [Tuskegee Institute Convocation, September 12th, 1976], text, September 12, 1976; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth595260/: accessed December 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Southern University.