People (187 total)

Carolyn Briggs grew up on S. Merritt Mill road in a two-story rock house. As a child, she walked over a mile to go to elementary school in Northside – no matter if it was raining, snowing, or sleeting. She is a graduate of Lincoln High School and…

Carol Books was young when the Civil Rights Movement came to Chapel Hill, but she remembers how it felt to be here at that time. After she graduated from Lincoln High School, she attended Durham Tech. She devoted 32 years of her life to serving UNC’s…

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DeLeon Bynum grew up on a farm about 4 miles west of Carrboro where he and his family grew tobacco, corn, and cotton. He started plowing when he was just seven years old. As a child, he attended Orange County Training School and later was a member of…

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Deloris Bynum, the oldest of seven siblings, grew up in Chapel Hill and has been here all her life. Her mother worked in the infirmary as a nurse’s aide, and her father was a chef. In high school, Bynum was a member of the cheerleading squad, and she…

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Doris Bynum grew up in Pittsboro, North Carolina. Her family farmed peanuts and sweet potatoes, and since a young age she’s known what it means to work hard. She first learned to drive on her daddy’s tractor, and as a child she and her friends would…

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Ronnie Bynum was born in Chapel Hill in 1959 as one of seven children. His grandfather and grandmother were from Chatham County, North Carolina. They moved to town for work, and his family spent many years living on Lindsay Street and later Mitchell…

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…

Paul Caldwell is a long time resident of the Northside Neighborhood, and was a police officer for the University for 27 years, beginning as a patrol officer and eventually becoming a Captain before he retired. During his time as a police officer, he…

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Rev. Robert "Peter" Campbell grew up in Northside. Many of the men in his family were masons and he, too, learned the craft. He trained as a cook and joined the Navy. He returned and later moved to the Rogers Road neighborhood where he has been a…