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Lu Ann Jones
Lu Ann Jones
Lu Ann Jones has taught North Carolina history and oral history methodology
at East Carolina University in Greenville since 1996. Between 1986 and
1991 she directed "An Oral History of Southern Agriculture" at the National
Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Jones is the author of
the forthcoming book Re-visioning the Countryside: Southern Women, Rural
Reform, and the Farm Economy in the New South, and was recently awarded
a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Oral History Publications
Oral History Presentations
- Re-visioning the Countryside: Southern Women, Rural Reform, and
the Farm Economy in the New South (under contract, UNC Press).
- "Talking in Class: The Stories of North Carolina Teachers," North
Carolina Literacy Review, Fall 1998.
- Like a Family:
The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World, co-authored with
Jacquelyn Dowd Hall, James Leloudis, Robert Korstad, Mary Murphy,
and Christopher B. Daly (UNC Press, 1987).
- "Voices of Southern Agricultural History," in Ronald Grele, ed.,
International Annual of Oral History (Greenwood Press, 1992).
- "Breaking New Ground: Oral History and Agricultural History," with
Nancy Grey Osterud, Journal of American History, Fall 1989.
- "'Mama Learned Us to Work': An Oral History of Virgie St. John Redmond,"
Oral History Review, Fall 1989.
- "'If I Must Say So Myself': Oral Histories of Rural Women," with
Nancy Grey Osterud, Oral History Review, Fall 1989.
- "The Borderlands of History," comment for plenary session on "How
Americans Use and Learn from the Past," Oral History Association Annual
Meeting, Philadelphia, Pa., October 1996.