David G. Fussell, Sr., oral history interview, May 13, 2008
Date: May. 13 2008 |
Interview with David G. Fussell, Sr., East Carolina College graduate and owner of Duplin Winery. Mr. Fussell describes his childhood in the close-knit community of Rose Hill, Duplin County, N.C., where his family ran a general store, and his entry into East Carolina College in 1960. He gives details about college life, social events, and some classes and professors. After earning education degrees at ECC and at Duke University, Mr. Fussell worked as a teacher and school principal in Duplin County during the difficult first years of school integration. He goes on to describe his beginnings in winemaking and founding of the Duplin Winery. Interviewer: Joyce J. Newman. more...