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By Eric K. Washington “At the Grand Central station is a colored man who probably knows more people than any other Negro in New York,” a front page lede in the New York Age read in 1923. “He is Chief James H. Williams, head of the Red Caps of the Grand Central station.” James H. […]
For Denice and I our story was introduced to us in the early 1970’s as young children. Our grandfather, Percy Carl, would take us on walks to our family cemetery in Pine Hollow Oyster Bay, New York. This is where our great-great grandfather, David Carll, and other family members are buried. Our grandfather would […]