Marvin Jones Oral History Interview, 1953

Oral History #OH0016

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Marvin Jones Oral History Interview
    Creator: Jones, Marvin
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: This finding aid pertains to the transcript of an oral history conducted in 1953. The original audio format of this material is owned by Columbia University and is housed at the Oral History Research Office, Columbia University.
    Extent: 0.003 Cubic feet, 16 microfiche, 1,453 pages,
  • Description
     

    He recounts his impressions of Congress; World War I; farm legislation; Farm Bureau; National Grange; Farmer's Union; McNary-Haugen Bill; House Agriculture Committee; state and national elections; Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal; Emergency Farm Mortgage Act; Farm Credit Act; R. A.; O.E.S.; W.F.A.; and personal recollections of Henry A. Wallace, George Peek, James F. Byrnes, Claude Wickard, Chester Davis, and others.

    Deposited in Microforms Department of J. Y. Joyner Library, 9/25/75

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    Jones, a native of Texas, served in Congress (1917-1941) and as judge and chief justice of the U.S. Court of Claims (1940-1947). He was chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture (1931-1940).

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information Acquisition Information

    Gift of Marvin Jones

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Repository does not own copyright to the oral history collection. Permission to cite, reproduce, or broadcast must be obtained from both the repository and the participants in the oral history, or their heirs.

    Preferred Citation

    Marvin Jones Oral History Interview (#OH0016), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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