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Reminiscences of Marvin Jones : oral history, 1953.

Creator: Jones, Marvin, 1882-1976.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 1453 leaves. Tape 1 reel.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Jurist, legislator.

Scope and Contents

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.


Access Conditions

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.

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