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The Resource Barbara Jordan : American hero, Mary Beth Rogers

Barbara Jordan : American hero, Mary Beth Rogers

Label
Barbara Jordan : American hero
Title
Barbara Jordan
Title remainder
American hero
Statement of responsibility
Mary Beth Rogers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of the first Black woman elected to the Texas Senate and the U.S. Congress details her rise from Houston's Fifth Ward to influential political leader, and her decision to become a teacher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rogers, Mary Beth
Dewey number
  • 328.73/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E840.8.J62
LC item number
R63 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jordan, Barbara
  • United States
  • African American women legislators
  • Legislators
Label
Barbara Jordan : American hero, Mary Beth Rogers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [394]-398) and index
Contents
  • Ch. 5.
  • The Transition
  • Ch. 6.
  • The Joy of Politics
  • Ch. 7.
  • The Right to Vote
  • Ch. 8.
  • The Pursuit of Power
  • Ch. 9.
  • Friends in High Places
  • Ch. 1.
  • Ch. 10.
  • The Opportunity
  • Ch. 11.
  • Running for Congress
  • Ch. 12.
  • The U.S. Congress
  • Ch. 13.
  • Watergate
  • Ch. 14.
  • "One of Those Texas Tribal Things"
  • Color
  • Ch. 15.
  • The Voting Rights Act of 1975
  • Ch. 16.
  • Democrats
  • Ch. 17.
  • Decisions
  • Ch. 18.
  • Withdrawal and Renewal
  • Ch. 19.
  • American Patriot
  • Ch. 2.
  • Ch. 20.
  • Final Assignment
  • The Ancestors
  • Ch. 3.
  • The Community
  • Ch. 4.
  • The Gift of Voice
Control code
ocm38948393
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xviii, 414 p.
Isbn
9780553106039
Lccn
98019996
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)38948393
Label
Barbara Jordan : American hero, Mary Beth Rogers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [394]-398) and index
Contents
  • Ch. 5.
  • The Transition
  • Ch. 6.
  • The Joy of Politics
  • Ch. 7.
  • The Right to Vote
  • Ch. 8.
  • The Pursuit of Power
  • Ch. 9.
  • Friends in High Places
  • Ch. 1.
  • Ch. 10.
  • The Opportunity
  • Ch. 11.
  • Running for Congress
  • Ch. 12.
  • The U.S. Congress
  • Ch. 13.
  • Watergate
  • Ch. 14.
  • "One of Those Texas Tribal Things"
  • Color
  • Ch. 15.
  • The Voting Rights Act of 1975
  • Ch. 16.
  • Democrats
  • Ch. 17.
  • Decisions
  • Ch. 18.
  • Withdrawal and Renewal
  • Ch. 19.
  • American Patriot
  • Ch. 2.
  • Ch. 20.
  • Final Assignment
  • The Ancestors
  • Ch. 3.
  • The Community
  • Ch. 4.
  • The Gift of Voice
Control code
ocm38948393
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xviii, 414 p.
Isbn
9780553106039
Lccn
98019996
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)38948393

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