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Rights and Liberties - Threats and Promises

Description: Text of a speech delivered by Barbara Jordan relating to threats facing civil rights in the United States. The record also includes a a routing and transmittal slip sent from Kay O'Brien to Bob Alcock thanking him for his help in writing the speech.
Date: 1977-11-11~
Creator: O'Brien, Kay
Partner: Texas Southern University

Eulogy of the Late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Description: Text of speech wherein Barbara Jordan eulogizes Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking of his accomplishments, his effect on the politics of the United States, and his death. Handwritten edits appear amid the typed text.
Date: July 11, 1976
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Shaping America's Future

Description: Draft of convocation speech delivered by Barbara Jordan to students at the Tuskegee Institute of Alabama regarding African-American involvement in politics. The document is annotated with handwritten notes.
Date: September 11, 1976
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Testimony of Representative Barbara Jordan Before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health and the Interstate and Foreign Commerce Subcommittee on Health and the Environment, May 11, 1977

Description: Text of speech delivered by Barbara Jordan asking for the inclusion of the text of H.R. 6854 into any future hospital cost containment laws. This calls for the inclusion of itemized statements when a patient leaves the hospital.
Date: May 11, 1977
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
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
Partner: Texas Southern University