Walter Beaman Jones Oral History Interview

August 18, 1975; September 16, 1975; October 17, 1975
Oral History #OH0023
Jones, Walter B., 1913-1992; Lennon, Donald R.
Physical description
0.015 Cubic Feet, 3 audiocasette, 3 hours, 86 pages
Preferred Citation
Walter Beaman Jones Oral History Interview (#OH0023), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Biographical/historical information

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.

Scope and arrangement

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.

Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Gift of Walter Beaman Jones

Processing information

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

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

General note


Key terms
Personal Names
Butz, Earl L. (Earl Lauer), 1909-2008
Jones, Walter B., 1913-1992
Moore, Daniel Killian, 1906-1986
Corporate Names
East Carolina University--History
Legislators--United States
Mayors--North Carolina--Farmville
Tobacco--Law and legislation--United States
Farmville (N.C.)--Social life and customs--20th century
North Carolina--Economic conditions--20th century
North Carolina--Politics and government--20th century
United States--Politics and government--20th century