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Typescript for "Junebug Jabbo Jones"

John O'Neal

Amistad Research Center

Amistad Research Center

In 1980, John O'Neal wrote the first of his five plays featuring the folk character named Junebug Jabbo Jones. The play called, "Don't Start Me To Talking or I'll Tell Everything I Know: Sayings and Writings from the Life of Junebug Jabbo Jones," featured Jones as a representation of the, "wisdom of ordinary Black folk." O'Neal toured "Don't Start Me to Talking" throughout the South.

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  • Title: Typescript for "Junebug Jabbo Jones"
  • Creator: John O'Neal
  • Subject Keywords: John O'Neal, 1940-, African American theater--History--20th century
  • Type: document
  • Rights: Physical rights are retained by the Amistad Research Center. The materials in this exhibition are being made available for personal and scholarly research use only. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws. If you are the rightful copyright holder of an item represented in this exhibition and wishes to have it removed, please submit a request to reference@amistadresearchcenter.org including proof of ownership and clear identification of the work, preferably with URL.
  • Repository: Amistad Research Center
  • Extent: 1 p.
  • Date: circa 1980
  • Collection: John O'Neal papers
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