[Portrait of Barbara Jordan]


Photograph of Barbara Jordan. She is visible from the chest up.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 16 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. March 1972.


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. She is visible from the chest up.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 16 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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  • March 1972

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  • June 30, 2017, 4:52 p.m.

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[Portrait of Barbara Jordan], photograph, March 1972; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth843504/: accessed March 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Southern University.