[Barbara Jordan Sitting at Her Desk]

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Photograph of Barbara Jordan, wearing a light-tan dress, sitting behind her desk in her congressional office in Washington D.C. She has a stack of papers, two phones, and some decorations on her desk. On the wall, there is a clock and a paining of a little girl and a man.

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1 photograph : col. ; 5 x 7 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 1978.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: The Barbara C. Jordan Archives and was provided by Texas Southern University to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of Barbara Jordan, wearing a light-tan dress, sitting behind her desk in her congressional office in Washington D.C. She has a stack of papers, two phones, and some decorations on her desk. On the wall, there is a clock and a paining of a little girl and a man.

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1 photograph : col. ; 5 x 7 in.

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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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[Barbara Jordan Sitting at Her Desk] (Photograph)

[Barbara Jordan Sitting at Her Desk]

Photograph of Barbara Jordan, wearing a light-tan dress, sitting behind her desk in her congressional office in Washington D.C. She has a stack of papers, two phones, and some decorations on her desk. On the wall, there is a clock and a paining of a little girl and a man.

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[Barbara Jordan Sitting at Her Desk], TSOU_16-15-03, ark:/67531/metapth842849

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  • 1978

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  • Dec. 6, 2017, 8:39 a.m.

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[Barbara Jordan Sitting at Her Desk], photograph, 1978; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth843300/: accessed February 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Southern University.