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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

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

Keynote Address

Description: Text for a keynote address given by Barbara C. Jordan at the Democratic National Convention in Madison Square Garden.
Date: July 12, 1976
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
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

Advocacy

Description: Text for a speech made by Barbara C. Jordan at the dedication of the Fifth Ward Multi-Service Center. The speech is entitled "Advocacy."
Date: July 23, 1977
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Advocacy

Description: Text of speech by Barbara Jordan given at the dedication of the Fifth Ward Multi-Service Center in Houston, Texas. She describes what services the center will provide for the residence of the Fifth Ward. A program from the dedication ceremony is included, depicting the ceremony and providing a history of the development of the center.
Date: July 23, 1977
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Making It -- Losing It

Description: Text of a speech delivered by Barbara Jordan at a luncheon at the Annual indiana Black Expo. Topics include the financial struggles of African-Americans in the United States. This text is followed by a press release describing the speech and the event.
Date: July 6, 1974
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University