Ben O. Jones Oral History Interview

November 9, 1981
Oral History #OH0072
Lennon, Donald R.; Jones, Ben O.
Physical description
0.005 Cubic Feet, 1 audiocassette, 1 hour, 24 pages
Preferred Citation
Ben O. Jones Oral History Interview (#OH0072), 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

Mr. Jones, a native of Duplin County, N.C., served as Craven County auditor from 1921 until 1966. After retiring as auditor he continued as clerk to the board of county commissioners until December, 1979, thus being in the service of Craven County for more than fifty eight years.

Scope and arrangement

He discusses life in New Bern, the coming of the Great Depression, bank failures, and the responsibilities of the auditor's office.

Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Gift of Ben O. Jones

Processing information

Encoded by Apex Data Services

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.

General note


Key terms
Personal Names
Jones, Ben O.
Auditors--North Carolina--Craven County
Craven County (N.C.)--Officials and employees
New Bern (N.C.)--Description and travel