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[Constitution Plaque]

Description: Photograph of a block of pink granite rock, inscribed with the first sentence of the Constitution of the United States, on the grounds of the Hill County courthouse in Hillsboro, Texas.
Date: August 13, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
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Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

The Intellectual As Revolutionary

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan about the original American revolutionaries, creators of the Constitution, and their intentions for the government. She then applies the same revolutionary principles to the modern issue of education.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Rights: Human / Constitutional

Description: Text of a speech delivered by Barbara Jordan at Temple Emanu El during the observation of Human Rights Day. She speaks regarding the United States Constitution and its evolving nature regarding human rights.
Date: December 7, 1975
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Letter from Fletcher S. Stockdale to Charles B. Moore, January 1, 1876]

Description: A letter from Fletcher S. Stockdale to Charles B. Moore on January 1, 1876. In the letter, Stockdale discusses aspects of the Texas Constitutional Convention of 1875 related to separation of church and state. Stockdale notes that all the liberal men of the convention voted for a clause requiring officeholders to acknowledge the existence of a Supreme Being, though he himself strongly opposed the clause. Stockdale tells Moore that he is glad to hear from him and is grateful for memories of old friends. In closing, Stockdale sends his greetings to Moore's family, and says he would like to hear from Moore again. Included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was mailed. The envelope is addressed to Mr. C. B. Moore in McKinney, Texas.
Date: January 1, 1876
Creator: Stockdale, Fletcher S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Press Release: Marlboro/Miller Beer Boycott]

Description: A press release from ACT UP addressing the recent allegations from the Conservative Campaign Fund (CCF) and the Federal Election Commission (FCE) that LGBT organizations were boycotting Marlboro cigarettes and Miller beer as a way of keeping Jesse Helms from being re-elected.
Date: March 9, 1991
Creator: ACT UP
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections