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[Barbara C. Jordan Press Conference and Minimum Competency Testing Hearing Remarks]

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan at a press conference in Washington D.C., detailing her reasons for serving as hearing officer for the National Institute of Education's clarification hearing. Also included are her opening and closing remarks as hearing officer for the Minimum Competency Testing Hearing.
Date: July 1981
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Barbara Jordan: Damon Wells Fellow

Description: Transcript of a speech made by Barbara C. Jordan on a visit to The Kincaid School in Houston, with a question-and-answer session as well. Several photos are included, and a short, typed introduction.
Date: March 1986
Creator: The Kinkaid School
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 presentation on the value of people and American exceptionalism.
Date: February 4, 1983
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 presentation on the value of people and American exceptionalism.
Date: February 4, 1983
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Barriers to Wholeness

Description: Speech given by Barbara C. Jordan at the United Church of Christ in New Orleans, Louisiana, about how the church may assist in eliminating barriers to wholeness in America.
Date: March 14, 1987
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

A Call For Action

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan at the Follow Through Conference in Austin, Texas, regarding the State Debate on Health Care.
Date: December 1, 1988
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

The Church and Public Policy

Description: Speech given by Barbara C. Jordan at the National Religious Liberty Conference in Washington D.C., about how the church may influence public policy.
Date: October 7, 1986
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Conviction Values

Description: Text for Barbara C. Jordan's commencement speech at the University of Texas about personal convictions and standards.
Date: May 24, 1986
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
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

The Great Society and Its Markings

Description: Text of keynote address by Barbara Jordan at "The Great Society: A Twenty-Year Critique" event held at Austin, Texas. She discusses the virtues of Lyndon Johnson's vision for the American people.
Date: April 1985
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University