James Oscar Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Austin, Texas, 2011 May 25.
James Oscar Jones remembers growing up on a farm in Arkansas, the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, and attending the Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical, and Normal College in Pine Bluff. He discusses his involvement in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and meeting activists Bill Hansen and Ben Grinage. He recalls participating in sit-ins at Woolworth's drug store in Pine Bluff, and...
Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Jones, James Oscar