Dennis Lee Farrington Jr.

This interview was a part of the History Potluck held by the Marian Cheek Jackson Center in October 2019. In this interview, Dennis Farrington, a current member of the Northside community reflects on his life. He discusses growing up in Chapel Hill and the integration of schools in the city. He also talks about his siblings and his parents, both of whom worked for the University of North Carolina. He also discusses a brief period of time when he moved and worked in New Jersey. He discusses his marriage, his children, and his grandchildren and shows pride in all three. He also reflects on how he and his wife have taken of each other over the years. Finally, he emphasizes the importance of staying in touch with the ones that we love and loving through actions rather than through words.

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Dennis Lee Farrington Jr.

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This interview was a part of the History Potluck held by the Marian Cheek Jackson Center in October 2019. In this interview, Dennis Farrington, a current member of the Northside community reflects on his life. He discusses growing up in Chapel Hill and the integration of schools in the city. He also talks about his siblings and his parents, both of whom worked for the University of North Carolina. He also discusses a brief period of time when he moved and worked in New Jersey. He discusses his marriage, his children, and his grandchildren and shows pride in all three. He also reflects on how he and his wife have taken of each other over the years. Finally, he emphasizes the importance of staying in touch with the ones that we love and loving through actions rather than through words.

Subject

Farrington Jr., Dennis Lee

Type

Oral History

Creator

Marian Cheek Jackson Center

Source

Dennis Lee Farrington Jr.

Publisher

Marian Cheek Jackson Center

Contributor

Raven Selden and Karis Price

Rights

Open for research.

Language

English

Identifier

HP_0010

Collection

Citation

Marian Cheek Jackson Center, “Dennis Lee Farrington Jr.,” Marian Cheek Jackson Center Oral History Trust, accessed May 31, 2020, https://archives.jacksoncenter.info/items/show/1233.