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Details of occupational history: twenty-two years at North Carolina Mutual, 1946-1969; University of North Carolina Hospital 1969-1986; Granville Towers, 1986-1997, worked part-time at Bynum Weaver funeral home, 1969-1995. Jackson also discusses her grandparents on her father's side, he (Reuben Cheek) was a slave and laid rock walls at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her grandmother on her father's side took in laundry from faculty. Jackson's grandfather built the house she lives in now, on land bought from the University. Her memories of the house and gardens as she was growing up; her father's work at the University in the Venable building; his involvement in church; his role in getting Lincoln School established and for buying land for the fellowship hall. Her father founded the Janitorial Association. Jackson discusses black land ownership on Rosemary, Roberson and Franklin streets in Chapel Hill; the evolution and growth of St. Joseph's church; college and work experiences.

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