Oral History

David Caldwell, Jr. - On his career and community

Interviewed by Della; Spencer, Anna; Wall, Kathryn Pollock on June 16, 2021

“You made a mistake, but learn from it. Matter of fact, if you learn from it, it’s not a mistake."

- David Caldwell, Jr.

David Caldwell Jr. gives an overview of his life in Chapel Hill and his experiences in the US Army and his other occupations. He begins by talking about his family and what his community looked like growing up, as well as describing other different families in the community. Mr. Caldwell shares stories about what children did in the community when he was younger and recalls times spent working and having fun. He also tells stories of his experiences in the army and his other occupations, including security services. Mr. Caldwell discusses how he tries to give back to his community and provides ideas about ways to improve community involvement.

David Caldwell, Jr. - On his career and community

Oral history interview of Caldwell, Jr., David conducted by Pollock, Della; Spencer, Anna; Wall, Kathryn on June 16, 2021 at Home of David Caldwell, Jr., Chapel Hill, NC. Processed by Moye, Ciara.

Citation: Marian Cheek Jackson Center, “David Caldwell, Jr. - On his career and community,” From the Rock Wall, accessed June 1, 2023, https://fromtherockwall.org/oral-histories/david-caldwell-jr-on-his-career-and-community.

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