[Letter from Mrs. Sidney Vise to Barbara Jordan, June 29, 1968]

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Correspondence between Mrs. Sidney Vise and Barbara Jordan. Vise thanks Jordan for agreeing to speak at a City of Hope luncheon. Vise includes a program that describes the history and work of the City of Hope organization. A letter from Jordan confirms her agreement to speak.

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[2], 7-10 p.

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Vise, Mrs. Sidney June 29, 1968.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from Mrs. Sidney Vise to Barbara Jordan, June 29, 1968]
  • Series Title: Texas Senate Papers

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Correspondence between Mrs. Sidney Vise and Barbara Jordan. Vise thanks Jordan for agreeing to speak at a City of Hope luncheon. Vise includes a program that describes the history and work of the City of Hope organization. A letter from Jordan confirms her agreement to speak.

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[2], 7-10 p.

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The Barbara C. Jordan Archives

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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  • June 29, 1968

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Vise, Mrs. Sidney. [Letter from Mrs. Sidney Vise to Barbara Jordan, June 29, 1968], letter, June 29, 1968; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth595471/: accessed October 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Southern University.