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Pete Snelson Roast, September 29, 1986

Description: Text of remarks given by Barbara Jordan at the roast of Pete Snelson. She gently makes fun of Snelson while praising his work ethic and personal qualities.
Date: September 29, 1986
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

State Legislatures: Ethics and the 1990s

Description: Text of speech delivered by Barbara Jordan at the National Conference of State Legislatures in Cincinnati, Ohio. She discusses the political ethical environment of the 1990s, the behavior of legislators, and racism.
Date: July 28, 1992
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Opening Remarks, Institutional Investor Institute

Description: Text for a speech by Barbara C. Jordan at the Institutional Investor Institute in Washington D.C., about the establishment of economic policies.
Date: May 10, 1977
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

The Regulatory Act of 1977

Description: Text for testimony given by Barbara C. Jordan before the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations of the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, in support of the Regulatory Reform Act of 1977 (S 600).
Date: May 24, 1977
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Womankind - June 25, 1977 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description: Text of speech given by Barbara C. Jordan in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, about the difficulty in passing the Equal Rights Amendment, and how it relates to the issues of women's rights.
Date: June 25, 1977
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Do You Feel Like Celebrating!

Description: Speech given by Barbara C. Jordan for a Bicentennial Gala Dinner of the National Council of Women of the United States, about how American's should celebrate the bicentennial.
Date: April 13, 1976
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

State Legislatures: Ethics and the 1990s

Description: Text of speech delivered by Barbara Jordan at the National Conference of State Legislatures in Cincinnati, Ohio. She discusses the political ethical environment of the 1990s, the behavior of legislators, and racism.
Date: July 28, 1992
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Air Pollution and the Inner-City.

Description: Text of speech by Barbara Jordan regarding inner-city pollution and its effects on health on vulnerable populations.
Date: 1975~
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Letter from Ben Barnes to Barbara C. Jordan, August 1, 1967]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Ben Barnes to Barbara C. Jordan, thanking her for meeting with him in Houston. A handwritten note on the copy says "Original document in Ben Barnes Papers."
Date: August 1, 1967
Creator: Barnes, Ben
Partner: Texas Southern University

Is Our Democracy Healthy?

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan in Los Colinas, Texas. The speech addresses the health of American democracy as it relates to the recent election.
Date: November 12, 1992
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Brandeis University Commencement, May 30, 1976

Description: Convocation speech to the students of Brandeis University regarding the future of America and public service.
Date: May 30, 1976
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Letter from Barbara C. Jordan to Edna Mae Grovey, January 5, 1967]

Description: Letter from Barbara C. Jordan to Edna Mae Grovey, thanking her and the Council of E. O. Smith Junior High for contributing to her Senate campaign and extending an invitation to attend her swearing in ceremony.
Date: January 5, 1967
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
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.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Social Work's Advocacy of the Guaranteed Annual Income

Description: Typed speech by Peretz A. Katz, Associate Director of the Community Welfare Planning Association of Greater Houston, Texas, for the Texas Social Welfare Association Annual Conference in Galveston, Texas. The speech is entitled "Social Work's Advocacy of the Guaranteed Annual Income."
Date: unknown
Creator: Katz, Peretz A.
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
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Bishop College Commencement, May 2nd, 1976]

Description: Draft of a convocation speech that was to be delivered by Barbara Jordan at Bishop College. Topics include the history and future of the college and of the United States of America.
Date: May 2, 1976
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University