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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Marvin Jones
RLIN number: NXCP88-A41
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Youth and education; early law practice in Amarillo, Texas; United States Congress; World War I; legislative organization and procedure; farm legislation; Farm Bureau; National Grange; Farmers' Union; McNary-Haugen Bill; House Agricultural Committee; state and national elections, 1928-1940; Agricultural Adjustment Act; Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal; Emergency Farm Mortgage Act; Farm Credit Act; Federal Farm Bankruptcy Act; Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act; Resettlement Administration; Office of Economic Stabilization; War Food Administration; President, Hot Springs Food Conference, 1943; War Food Administration, 1943-1945; United States Court of Claims; impressions of Henry A. Wallace, George Peek, James F. Byrnes, Claude Wickard, Chester Davis, and others.
Extent: Transcript: 1453 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part I, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1953 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Jones, Marvin, 1882-1976
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1882
Speaker occupation: Jurist; Legislator
Age at speaking: 71
Document date: 1953
Interviewer: Albertson, Dean, 1920-
Organizations discussed: U.S. Congress. House of Representatives
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture--United States; Judges; Legislators--United States; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; Oral history; U.S. Congress. House of Representatives; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Jones, Marvin, 1882-1976; United States--Court of Claims; United States--Economic policy--1933-1945
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019962-15405