Oral History

Brentton Harrison - On growing up in Northside, Heavenly Groceries, and the Jackson Center

Interviewed by Matthew Taylor and Shawn Kuruganti

This interview provides Brentton Harrison’s early biographical information, reflections on his father’s life as a Reverend and his life growing up in Northside including participation in a band while in high school. He shares his involvement with Heavenly Grocery, overseeing the Pancake Jamboree at the Jackson Center, and reflects on relationship with Tim Tyson. He concludes with a discussion in which he offers opinions on challenges facing the Northside Community in regards to students housing and rising property taxes and gives final wishes for action he would like to see in the neighborhood.

Brentton Harrison - On growing up in Northside, Heavenly Groceries, and the Jackson Center

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Oral history interview of Harrison, Brentton conducted by Taylor, Matthew at The Jackson Center, Chapel Hill, NC. Processed by Trower, Joshua.

Citation: Marian Cheek Jackson Center, “Brentton Harrison - On growing up in Northside, Heavenly Groceries, and the Jackson Center,” From the Rock Wall, accessed September 20, 2021, https://fromtherockwall.org/oral-histories/brentton-harrison-2.

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