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Marvin Jones Oral History Interview, 1953

(Oral History #OH0016)

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Title: Marvin Jones Oral History Interview
Creator: Jones, Marvin
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: 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: 0.0030 Cubic feet, 16 microfiche, 1,453 pages.

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General note

1917-1947

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.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Marvin Jones

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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).

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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

Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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