Jesse Jones Jr., 52, dies; top black Chrysler dealer, founding member of NAMAD
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- The Rice Hotel, quintessence of Lone Star State hospitality and highjinks, ends six decades of glory Snell, David // Smithsonian;Jul1975, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p48
Offers colorful anecdotes of Jesse Holman Jones and his Rice Hotel, from its use as the Texas capitol in 1837 to its demise in 1974.
- JESSE JONES. Yip, Nicole // Frieze;Oct2012, Issue 150, p270
The article reviews the exhibition "The Struggle Against Ourselves," by Jesse Jones, held at the Spike Island Gallery in Bristol, England from June 30, 2012 to August 26, 2012.
- Cabinet Member of the Century. Burka, Paul // Texas Monthly;Dec99, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p137
Profiles Jesse Jones, a nonelected Texan who was politically powerful. Job as Secretary of Commerce; Amount of loans that he oversaw; How his loans helped jump-start the Texas defense industry.
- Should Congress Authorize Special Labor Fact-Finding Boards? Pro. Jones, Jesse H. // Congressional Digest;Jan1946, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p26
Presents the speech of Jesse Jones related to the creation of the Labor Fact-Finding Board bill, on December 7, 1945.
- THE SPECTRE AND THE SPHERE. TURNER, LEAH // C: International Contemporary Art;Winter2008, Issue 100, p43
The article reviews the exhibition "The Spectre and the Sphere," by Jesse Jones, at the Blackwood Gallery in the University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario.
- Out of Cannonball's shadow. Weinberg, Bob // JAZZIZ;Winter2009, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p13
The article features jazz musician Jesse Jones Jr. in Miami, Florida.
- APRIL 5, 1874. Stone, Ron // Book of Texas Days;1984, p58
The article recounts the contribution of Jesse Jones to Houston in Texas. Jones, who was born in Tennessee on April 5, 1874, helped build Houston into a great city. He owned the afternoon newspaper and controlled the bank with the most clout. He was also a political power-broker. He had served...
- The Hook in the Bait. // Saturday Evening Post;10/19/1935, Vol. 208 Issue 16, p22
Focuses on the decision of the local government to reject the passage of government bonds in Houston, Texas. Appeal of Reconstruction Finance Corp. chairman Jesse Jones on the passage of the bonds; Views of the taxpayers' associations regarding the rejection of such bonds; Assessment of the...
- NEW DEAL'S J. P. MORGAN. Lubell, Samuel // Saturday Evening Post;11/30/1940, Vol. 213 Issue 22, p9
Focuses on the appointment of Jesse Jones as Secretary of Commerce in the U.S. in 1940. Skills of Jesse in finance; Government corporations run by Jones; Information on honorary degrees of the secretary.