[Barbara Jordan's Harvard Commencement Address, June 16th, 1977]

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Handwritten text of speech delivered by Barbara Jordan as the 1977 Harvard commencement address. She discusses the value and role of people in the political process.

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14 p. ; 27 cm.

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Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996 June 16, 1977.

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  • Main Title: [Barbara Jordan's Harvard Commencement Address, June 16th, 1977]
  • Series Title: Texas Senate Papers

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Handwritten text of speech delivered by Barbara Jordan as the 1977 Harvard commencement address. She discusses the value and role of people in the political process.

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14 p. ; 27 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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  • June 16, 1977

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Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996. [Barbara Jordan's Harvard Commencement Address, June 16th, 1977], text, June 16, 1977; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth611310/: accessed May 26, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Southern University.