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It's More Than A Lifeless Archives

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan at the Constitution Day Naturalization Ceremony, entitled "It's More Than A Lifeless Archives." The speech describes the purpose and continuing efficacy of the U.S. Constitution.
Date: September 17, 1987
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Is Our Stewardship of Liberty Flagging?

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan at the Spirit of Liberty Award Ceremony for People for the American Way in New York. Also included is a letter from Philip Bobbitt to Barbara Jordan containing quotes from Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Judge Learned Hand, and Voltaire.
Date: November 17, 1988
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

A Celebration of Our African-American Legal Legacy

Description: Text of remarks by Barbara Jordan before the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society. She describes how members of legal professions are required by a democratic society, and how African-American lawyers in particular have safeguarded legal rights.
Date: April 17, 1993
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University