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Oral History Interview with James E. Jones Jr. (2004-2005)



Oral History Interview with James E. Jones Jr. (2004-2005)






Professor James E. Jones Jr. discusses his life and career spanning his early education through his retirement from the University of Wisconsin Law School. Professor Jones joined the UW Law faculty in 1971 following his work in Washington, D.C., which included work on historic legislation, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. While at UW Law, Professor Jones founded the William H. Hastie Fellowship, was involved with the creation of the Legal Education Opportunities program (LEO), and worked extensively on issues relating to industrial relations and labor law. Professor Jones published his autobiography, "Hattie's Boy", in 2006 and passed away in 2014.


University of Wisconsin--Madison. Law School
United States. Department of Labor
University of Wisconsin--Madison. Industrial Relations Research Institute (IRRI)
University of Wisconsin--Madison. Legal Education Opportunities (LEO) Program
University of Wisconsin--Madison. William H. Hastie Fellowship Program
Civil rights
University of Wisconsin--Madison. Athletic Board
Law--Study and teaching
University of Wisconsin--Madison. Department of Afro-American Studies.
Philadelphia Plan
United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964
Labor laws and legislation