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The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Fred Jones

Stearns, Scott; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Entrepreneur and music manager Fred Jones, Jr. was born January 2, 1948 in Memphis, Tennessee. After receiving his B.A. degree from the University of Memphis in 1971, Jones worked as a tour manager for singer Isaac Hayes. In 1984, he founded Summitt Management Corporation to manage and promote entertainment events. Jones created the Southern Heritage Classic Music and Football Weekend and the Southern Heritage Classic 2 Basketball Weekend featuring popular competitions among historically black colleges and universities. He also created the Memphis Blues Festival. Jones has received numerous awards for his work and civic contributions, including the 1996 Black Business of the Year Award from the Memphis Black Business Association and the 2002 Award of Excellence from the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund. Active in a number of civic organizations, including the NAACP and Leadership Memphis, Jones was also president of the Southern Heritage Foundation.
Performers
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
133 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with Fred Jones
Fred Jones
Credits
Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded Memphis, Tennessee 2003 June 26.
Description
1 online resource (5 video files (2 hr., 12 min., 20 sec.)) : sound, color
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