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Walter Beaman Jones Oral History Interview, August 18, 1975, September 16, 1975, October 17, 1975

Oral History #OH0023

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Title: Walter Beaman Jones Oral History Interview
Creators: Jones, Walter B., 1913-1992
Lennon, Donald R.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.015 Cubic feet, 3 audiocasette, 3 hours, 86 pages.

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General note

1913-1975

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

Walter Beaman Jones Oral History Interview (#OH0023), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Walter Beaman Jones

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  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


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Congressman Jones has represented the 1st Congressional District of N.C. since 1965. Prior to entering Congress he served in the N.C. General Assembly, as mayor of Farmville, and as recorders court judge. Congressman Jones discusses in detail his life and political career.

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Particular emphasis is given to his background and education, N.C. General Assembly activities, and congressional duties. Included are discussions of the E.C.U. University status and medical school controversies, tobacco programs and problems, agricultural committee activities, and state politics. For related material see Collection #285.

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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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