Jordan, Vernon E. (Vernon Eulion), 1935-
"Vernon Jordan, a lawyer and presidential advisor, has been an influential figure in the civil rights movement and in American politics since the early 1960s. Jordan has served as field director for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), executive director of the United Negro College Fund, executive director of the National Urban League, and head of the transition team for U.S. president Bill Clinton."--"Vernon Jordan (b. 1935)" New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 11, 2008: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Isaiah DeQuincey Newman, (1911-1985), Papers, 1929-2003 (University of South Carolina)
- New Georgia Encyclopedia (New Georgia Encyclopedia)
- Who Speaks for the Negro? (Jean and Alexander Heard Library)
- WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection (Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection)