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Pee Wee Jones, 2007 April 19

Identifier: OH-JO0509

Scope and Contents

Pee Wee Jones describes his career as a stock car driver, racing in NASCAR for over twenty years. Mr. Jones was a regular competitor at Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, North Carolina during the 1950s and 1960s. He discusses his motivations for pursuing a racing career and explains his driving techniques. Mr. Jones also talks about the memories of his fellow racers and their relationships with each other, as well as some of the severe accidents that he witnessed. Shirley Jones, Mr. Jones's wife, also shares her memories of being at the track with her husband and watching him race.


  • Creation: 2007 April 19

Conditions Governing Access

30 of 31 oral history interviews are in the digital repository. Original audiovisual materials closed to patron use.

Biographical Note

Pee Wee Jones was a 78-year-old man at the time of interview, which took place at his home in Clemmons, North Carolina. He was born in Clemmons in 1928. He graduated from Clemmons High School and was employed as a race car driver and in auto sales.


82 Minutes

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
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Charlotte NC 28223 United States

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