[Harvard Commencement: Final Draft]

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Typed final draft of the Harvard commencement speech given by Barbara C. Jordan, with some handwritten corrections and edits written in the margins. In the speech she addresses the American people's ability to contribute to their government.

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10 p. ; 28 cm.

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Jordan, Barbara C. June 16, 1977.

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Typed final draft of the Harvard commencement speech given by Barbara C. Jordan, with some handwritten corrections and edits written in the margins. In the speech she addresses the American people's ability to contribute to their government.

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10 p. ; 28 cm.

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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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Typed second draft of the Harvard commencement speech given by Barbara C. Jordan, with some handwritten corrections and edits written in the margins. In the speech she addresses the American people's ability to contribute to their government.

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  • June 16, 1977

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Jordan, Barbara C. [Harvard Commencement: Final Draft], text, June 16, 1977; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth611452/: accessed May 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Southern University.