Extension of the time limit for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment

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Transcript of a speech that Barabara Jordan delivered to the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights House Committee on the Judiciary. The speech calls for an extension of the time limit for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, arguing for its importance and a lack of constitutionally decreed deadlines for ratification.

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Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996 May 18, 1978.

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  • Main Title: Extension of the time limit for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment
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Transcript of a speech that Barabara Jordan delivered to the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights House Committee on the Judiciary. The speech calls for an extension of the time limit for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, arguing for its importance and a lack of constitutionally decreed deadlines for ratification.

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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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Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996. Extension of the time limit for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, text, May 18, 1978; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth595266/: accessed August 16, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Southern University.

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