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Primary Sources and Picture Books: What Do You Do With a Voice Like That? The Story of Extraordinary Congresswoman Barbara Jordan

Album Description

These primary sources can accompany the picture book What Do You Do With a Voice Like That? The Story of Extraordinary Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, written by Chris Barton, illustrated by Ekua Holmes, and published by Beach Lane Books.

Rough Draft of Transcription of Speech by Congresswoman Barbara Jordan to the Texas School health Association, Houston, Texas, April 2, 1977.png

Keynote Speech by Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, October 23, 1974.png

Congresswoman Barbara Jordan

The MacNeil/Lehrer Report; Interview with Barbara Jordan

Reference note

The beginning of the interview heavily references Barbara Jordan leaving the US Congress. Notice that she does not reveal any information about health issues.

Barbara Jordan, Democratic National Convention Keynote Speech, 1976, part 1

Keynote address by Representative Barbara Jordan, Democratic National Convention, July 12, 1976

Reference note

Summary: Barbara Jordan, half-length portrait, standing, facing left, giving keynote address before the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City.
Contributor Names: Leffler, Warren K., photographer
Created / Published: 1976 July 12.
Subject Headings: -  Jordan, Barbara,--1936-1996--Public appearances
-  Democratic National Convention--(1976 :--New York, N.Y.)--People
Genre: Portrait photographs--1970-1980
Photographic prints--1970-1980
Notes: -  U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection.
-  Published in: American women : a Library of Congress guide for the study of women's history and culture in the United States / edited by Sheridan Harvey ... [et al.]. Washington : Library of Congress, 2001, p. 321.
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id: ppmsca 03082 //

Barbara Jordan: Speech on Impeachment

Reference note

Audio, a written transcript, and video of the speech are available through the reference link.