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Barbara Jordan

Links to articles, photos and sources for Barbara Jordan Video Storytelling Project

Photo of Barbara Jordan

Photo of Barbara Jordan from Congressional Chamber used for the header.

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This video includes Barbara Jordan's 1976 DNC speech. A great source showing her ability to move people with her words.

JORDAN, Barbara Charline | US House of Representatives: History, Art & Archives

Barbara Jordan's US House of Representative's biography.

Barbara Jordan Dies at 59; Her Voice Stirred the Nation

NY Times article regarding Barbara Jordan's death.

The Making of Barbara Jordan

A great article written in 1976 regarding Barbara Jordan's upbringing to her rise to power as a Texas representative and US congresswoman.

Barbara Jordan Photos

Several photos of Barbara Jordan from the Digital Public Library of America

The Texas Historian, Volume 61, Number 4, May 2001

Journal published by the Texas State Historical Association containing articles written by members of the Junior Historians about various aspects of Texas history.

A great article written in 2001 by a junior historian about Barbara Jordan's life.

Barbara Jordan's Memory lives in Immigration Reform

This is a great article written in 2016 about our current elections and the legacy that Barbara Jordan has left behind regarding immigration reform.

Reflections on the Constitution by Barbara Jordan

Article written by Barbara Jordan for The Houston Lawyer regarding her views of the US Constitution.

JORDAN, Barbara Charline | US House of Representatives: History, Art & Archives

Great source regarding Barbara Jordan's life and career.

American Rhetoric: Barbara Jordan - Statement on House Judiciary Proceedings to Impeach President Richard Nixon

Full text and audio of Barbara Jordan - 1974 House Judiciary Statement on the Nixon Impeachment Proceedings