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[Harris County Democratic campaign invitation to John J. Herrera - October 26, 1964]

Description: Letter inviting John J. Herrera to hear George Weaver, Assistant Secretary of Labor for International Affairs, speak at the Music Hall of the City of Houston. The letter is typed on Harris County Democratic Campaign Headquarters letterhead.
Date: October 26, 1964
Creator: Kilgarlin, Bill & Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Hoston History Research Center at Houston Public Library

Justice

Description: Text of speech by Barbara Jordan regarding an increasing crime level in the United States, lack of government action, and a lack of understanding of the justice system by the average American.
Date: June 4, 1976
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Justice

Description: Text of speech by Barbara Jordan regarding an increasing crime level in the United States, lack of government action, and a lack of understanding of the justice system by the average American. A number of handwritten edits can be seen across the document.
Date: June 4, 1976
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

Ethical Dilemmas of Leadership

Description: Transcript of a talk given by Barbara Jordan at the University of Texas Texas Union lectureship in Student Leadership. Janet Anderson and Stan McLelland introduces her. Jordan discusses various examples of ethical dilemmas and personal values. She then answers a series of questions regarding patriotism, voter turnout, and ethics.
Date: 1994
Creator: Anders, Janet; McLelland, Stan & Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Saving the Family

Description: Text of a speech delivered by Barbara Jordan at a Delta Sigma Theta Banquet in Houston, Texas. Topics include the changes and neglect of the family unit in the United States, with focus on African-American families.
Date: January 8, 1977
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Remarks of Representative Barbara Jordan before the Annual Legislative Conference of the United Auto Workers, March 27, 1974.

Description: Text of speech by Barbara Jordan regarding the Watergate investigation, minimum wage, a bill to form an independent consumer protection agency, easing voter registration, and campaign finance reform. Handwritten edits appear on the first page.
Date: March 27, 1974
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Democracy]

Description: Handwritten text of speech by Barbara Jordan describing her feelings towards democracy.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Consent of the Governed: Profit or Loss

Description: Text of remarks by Barbara Jordan regarding the loss of public trust in the government, how to combat this loss, and economic concerns. Included with this document is two pages of an editorial from CHANGE entitled "How Separate? How Equal?," which discusses black separatism and intellectualism and ends with a circled section about Barbara Jordan.
Date: May 14, 1975
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

In Defense of Rights

Description: Handwritten text by Barbara Jordan regarding the Bill of Rights as a protection against fallible government regimes.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Barbara Jordan's Presentation at "The Imperative for Excellence in American Society" Symposium, February 4, 1983]

Description: Text of a portion of the proceedings from "The Imperative for Excellence in American Society," a symposium held by the University of Texas at Austin. The first page is part of a program from that event, with an asterisk written beside "Excellence in the Professions and Public Service - Professor Barbara C. Jordan." The next two pages are from an unknown magazine and contains snippets from several of the speaker's presentations. The numbered section that follows contains Barbara Jordan's present… more
Date: February 4, 1983
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Domestic Affairs, 1981]

Description: Handwritten text of speech by Barbara Jordan regarding the future of the 1980s and the economic prosperity of the United States of America.
Date: 1981
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Freedom: The Eternal Embryo

Description: Text of speech by Barbara Jordan regarding the nature of the freedom of speech and its history in relation to the United States. Minor handwritten edits appear throughout the paper.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

The Physician: Two Views

Description: Text of speech by Barbara Jordan regarding national health care and the integrity of the profession of physicians as well as the United States government.
Date: September 15, 1973
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Minority Truckers

Description: Text of speech by Barbara Jordan regarding difficulties and discrimination faced by minority truckers.
Date: May 21, 1977
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University
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