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.
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).
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
Gift of Marvin Jones
Encoded by Apex Data Services
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