The Role of the Advocate

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Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan before the Texas Trial Lawyers Association in Houston, Texas.

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6 p. ; 28 cm.

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Jordan, Barbara C. July 12, 1976.


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Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan before the Texas Trial Lawyers Association in Houston, Texas.

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6 p. ; 28 cm.


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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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Collections funded by the Tocker Foundation, which distributes funds principally for the support, encouragement, and assistance to small rural libraries in Texas.

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  • July 12, 1976

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Jordan, Barbara C. The Role of the Advocate, text, July 12, 1976; ( accessed January 22, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting Texas Southern University.