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Mason Motel

"My uncle had Mason’s groceries, and then he decided he would have a motel, and they called it Mason’s Motel for Colored. And, it was the only motel for Black people. Of course, Black people couldn’t go to the hotels in this area. And, Callaway had…
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Mason's Grocery Story

"And my uncle was quite innovative at that time, and...he would get me and my brothers, and some of my friends—and we would go all over Chapel Hill. And he would have leaflets made, identifying when he was going to have a big sale at his store. And…
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David Caldwell, Jr.

A Chapel Hill native, David Caldwell is the Project Director and Community Organizer for the Rogers-Eubanks Neighborhood Association located in northern Chapel Hill, North Carolina. As part of his position, he collaborates with UNC in research and…
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M&N Grill

"The M and N Grill...was owned by, my uncle Charlie and Robert Nicks, who were brothers in laws. I don’t know how they got along...The M and N Grill was the hangout for the Blacks in Chapel Hill. Especially on Saturday night after a big football…
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John Mason

"At the time I was born, Blacks could’nt be born at the hospital. So, you know, I’m 51 years old if you want to count back and see how many years ago--strange enough my brother, my youngest brother was the first Black born at UNC hospital!" - John…
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Chapel Hill Police officer David Caldwell

Chapel Hill Police officer David Caldwell (left) protects a young boy taking photos. Officer Earl Allen to carry a demonstrator to a police car.
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Mason's Barber Shop

"You know, the black community had their businesses. One of the ladies they employed out here ran the Bar-be-cue. There was Mason's Barber Shop. That whole area up there between Chapel Hill and Carrboro."
- Joanne Peerman

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David Parrish

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David Kirkman

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Lincoln High Silhouette, composed by Julie Mao

Lincoln High Silhouette, composed by Julie Mao, inspired by an interview with David Mason Jr., held in the Jackson Center Oral History Trust
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The Ramshead Rathskeller

"The Danzigers had four restaurants: the Ranch House, the Rathskeller, the Zoom Zoom, and the Villa Teo...The Rathskeller was the first place in North Carolina, I believe — I know in Chapel Hill—that had pizza...Very first place. The Rathskeller…
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Matthew Mason

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Thomas Mason

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Lincoln High School

Knowledge is power.  Since Reconstruction and the establishment of the first Freedmen’s School on the western edge of Chapel Hill (where Crook’s Corner is now) in the mid-1800s, the Black community has invested in the education of its youth. …
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Chapel Hill police officers round up demonstrators for arrest at the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Merchants Association sit-in

Chapel Hill police officers David Caldwell, Coy Durham, Charles Allison, and Herman Stone round up demonstrators for arrest at the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Merchants Association sit-in.

David Caldwell is the Black officer standing on the left. Judy…
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Villa Teo

"I started working part time at the last restaurant that the Danzigers had, called the Villa Teo. The Villa Teo is down on what we call Stroud Hill...And the Villa Teo was a beautiful place...it was the type of place where you would want to take your…
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David Caldwell

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Albert Washington

"[My son] went in the Navy first, and when he came out of the Navy, he went to work for us. And I would put him on the hardest thing on the job, and that’s why he’s such a brick mason, such a good mason. Every corner or curve that I had, I would put…