Mary Virginia Jones Oral History Interview

November 11, 1997
Oral History #OH0192
Ruffin, Carrie (Interviewer); Jones, Mary Virginia, 1931- (Interviewee)
Physical description
0.01 Cubic Feet, 2 audiocassettes, 1.5 hours, 20 pages
Preferred Citation
Mary Virginia Jones Oral History Interview (#OH0192), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Mary Virginia Jones Greenville, N.C. Jones describes her family, her childhood, her education at Fleming Street School and C.M. Eppes School in Greenville, N.C. and North Carolina A&T, and her career as a teacher at Kittrell Junior Collge in Kittrell, N.C., and at several Pitt County and Greenville, N.C., schools. Also discusses desegregation in the schools.

Scope and arrangement

Field Notes and Critique by Carrie Ruffin (typescript 2 p.); Transcript (handwritten 20 p.). See also: Lu Ann Jones Collection #798

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Gift of Mary Virginia Jones

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Personal Names
Jones, Mary Virginia, 1931-
African American students--North Carolina--Greenville
African American teachers--North Carolina--Greenville
African American women--North Carolina--Greenville
Education--North Carolina--Greenville
Segregation in education--North Carolina--Greenville