Oral History

Delores Bailey - On her family home and preservation of community

Interviewed by Joey Parker on April 5, 2011

Bailey describes the family history in the house she grew up in around 1975. She goes on to explain the expansion and uniqueness of the craftsmanship. She shares the memories from the neighborhood and the change of neighborhood over time. She has service involvement in the neighborhood to keep the sense of community such as involvement in Empowerment and becoming Director. She talks about the creation of conservation district to stop developers from building in the neighborhood. She believes that everyone in the community should have a voice and thus emphasizes honesty and unity in the community.

Delores Bailey - On her family home and preservation of community

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Oral history interview of Bailey, Delores conducted by Parker, Joey on April 5, 2011 at Empowerment Inc., Chapel Hill, NC. Processed by Mann, Emily.

Citation: Marian Cheek Jackson Center, “Delores Bailey - On her family home and preservation of community,” From the Rock Wall, accessed April 14, 2021, https://fromtherockwall.org/oral-histories/delores-bailey-2.

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