Oral History

Nate Davis - On the Hargraves Community Center

Interviewed by Alexander Stephens on April 17, 2012

Nate Davis remembers that during his childhood, the Hargraves Community Center as a safe space to hang out and play sports with friends, and now, after years of working first part time and then full-time for the Center, he is the director. Davis tells the story of Hargraves starting in the 1940s. It was a place for recreation and site of important community functions. After World War II, the Center housed the B1 Navy Band when they came to Chapel Hill. Hargraves has meant a tremendous amount to the Northside, Chapel Hill, and Orange County communities, as well as Davis himself and his family. Other topics include the Neighborhood Youth Corps program, marriage, fatherhood, and police relations,

Nate Davis - On the Hargraves Community Center

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Oral history interview of Davis, Nate conducted by Stephens, Alexander on April 17, 2012 at Hargraves Community Center, Chapel Hill, NC. Processed by Stephens, Alexander.

Citation: Marian Cheek Jackson Center, “Nate Davis - On the Hargraves Community Center,” From the Rock Wall, accessed April 14, 2021, https://fromtherockwall.org/oral-histories/nate-davis-2.

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