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2000 and Beyond: Can the Government Govern?

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan for the National Association of Purchasing Management in San Antonio, Texas. The speech is about the upcoming end of the 20th century and its implications for the American government.
Date: May 5, 1993
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Southern University

Accepting Democracy's Responsibilities

Description: Text for a speech about the responsibility of democracy, given by Barbara C. Jordan as a Rosen Lecturer at the University of Vermont.
Date: March 27, 1992
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Southern University

Accepting Democracy's Responsibilities

Description: Text of speech delivered at the University of Vermont by Barbara Jordan regarding the necessity of an educated electorate in a democratic nation.
Date: March 27, 1992
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Southern University

Accepting Democracy's Responsibilities

Description: Text for a speech about the responsibility of democracy, given by Barbara C. Jordan as a Williams Lecturer at Johns Hopkins University.
Date: March 26, 1992
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Southern University

The Americanization Ideal

Description: Text wherein Barbara Jordan, Peter Goldmark, and Antonia Hernandez discuss immigration in America. The text begins with a copy of an article by Barbara Jordan that also discusses the subject of immigration and xenophobia.
Date: September 11, 1995
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Barbara C. Jordan Naturalization Ceremony Speech]

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan at a Naturalization Ceremony in Austin, Texas, addressing the honor of American citizenship.
Date: January 21, 1994
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Barbara C. Jordan Speech for CA Democratic Party]

Description: Text of a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan before the California Democratic Party in Los Angeles, California, endorsing Kathleen Brown for election as governor.
Date: October 4, 1994
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Barbara C. Jordan Speech for Texas Commerce Bank Luncheon]

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan for a Texas Commerce Bank luncheon, congratulating to John Adams and his board members for their initiatives, and championing the values of tolerance, responsibility, and citizenship.
Date: April 13, 1994
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Barbara Jordan Acceptance Speech at Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies]

Description: Text of acceptance speech delivered by Barbara Jordan at the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies commemoration of the anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. She discusses immigration policy and and the civil rights of immigrants. Handwritten edits appear throughout the photocopied document.
Date: 1994
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Southern University

Barbara Jordan: Building Bridges for Better Health, Keynote Address

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan as the keynote speaker for the Building Bridges for Better Health conference in San Antonio, Texas. The speech is about the lack of healthcare for young women with children.
Date: March 12, 1991
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Southern University

Barbara Jordan - Congregation Beth Israel

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan for Congregation Beth Israel in Houston, Texas, about the relationship between African American and Jewish communities.
Date: January 1992
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Southern University

Barbara Jordan - Congregation Beth Israel

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan for Congregation Beth Israel in Houston, Texas, about the relationship between African American and Jewish communities.
Date: January 1992
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Southern University

Barbara Jordan - Elizabeth Blackwell Award - Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Description: Text of an acceptance speech given by Barbara Jordan, after receiving the Elizabeth Blackwell Award at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York. In the speech, she mentions past recipients of the award and their legacies, as well as the importance of education in American society.
Date: September 24, 1993
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Southern University

Barbara Jordan - Hollywood Women's Political Committee Barbara Jordan Award

Description: Speech given by Barbara C. Jordan before the Hollywood Women's Political Committee, introducing the recipient of the Barbara Jordan Award, Marian Wright Edelman, and speaking of the goals and hopes of the Hollywood Women's Political Committee.
Date: May 1993
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Southern University

Barbara Jordan - Juanita Kreps Award

Description: Text of acceptance speech given by Barbara C. Jordan after receiving the Juanita Kreps Award. The speech covers the topics of Juanita Kreps' legacy, and the meaning of the award.
Date: September 8, 1993
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Southern University