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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


August 1, 1912
Jesse Jones died at the Kanuga Club. For many years Jones, an African American, was the head waiter and a chef at The Chapel Hill Hotel and The University Inn Annex, but eventually he owned and operated the “Coop,” a members-only dining facility that attracted many University students.
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