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9115
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The Rhododendron Festival was held in Asheville every year from 1928 through 1942 until the start of the Second World War. The week-long festival consisted of five parades, three balls, a pageant, tours, exhibitions, an amateur tennis championship, and boxing matches. Although the festivals drew people from across the country and were wildly successful, no interest has been made in reviving them.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 44 Issue 1, June 1976, p22-23, 66, il
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9263
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Founded by John Andrews Rice in 1933, Black Mountain College operated in Buncombe County town until 1965. The school never had more than fifty or so students, rarely held formal examinations, and allowed students to study as fast or as slowly as they wished. The exit examinations were grueling, but the school attracted some of the finest professors in writing, painting, sculpting, and music. Due to a lack of funding, the school closed in 1965.\r\n
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 46 Issue 3, Aug 1978, p8-9, 30, il, por
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9988
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The Civilian Conservation Corps was one of the many government funded programs of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal, effectuated to combat nationwide poverty during the Great Depression. The Corps' many significant conservationist contributions included clearing trails and roads in the mountains of North Carolina, planting millions of trees, and controlling forest fires.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 41 Issue 9, Feb 1974, p12-16, por
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10061
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The writer recalls how the Great Depression ravaged the small industrial community of Woodfin, North Carolina, and the impoverished standard of living that was rampant nationwide.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 41 Issue 10, Mar 1974, p25-26
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12288
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Western North Carolina, once primarily known for general mountain tourism, rivals Pinehurst's distinction of golf capitol of the Carolinas since the establishment of numerous golf courses. Many courses are accessible via the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 7, Sept 1971, p15-16, 21, il
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12327
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During the Depression, William Dudley Pelley, journalist and promoter of mystical and political extremist teachings, moved to Asheville. There he founded Gallhad Press, where he published various propaganda attacking Jews and President Roosevelt. He also organized the \"Silver Shirts,\"a group he deemed the \"protestant militia of America,\"that would \"save America from a Jewish-sponsored communist plot.\" His headquarters were in Asheville from 1932 until 1941. In 1942, after World War II began, Pelley was convicted of sedition and sentenced to fifteen years in prison.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 42 Issue 3, Aug 1974, p15-16, il
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24542
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The author describes the Chimney Rock Hill Climb, a modern sporting event in which people participate in a car race on a route that covers part of Chimney Rock's twisting paths.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 43 Issue 11, April 1976, p14-16, il
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24587
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The author presents the history of cockfighting in North Carolina and how the sport works.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 39 Issue 13, December 1971, p13-14
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12326
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During the Depression, William Dudley Pelley, journalist and promoter of mystical and political extremist teachings, moved to Asheville. There he founded Galahad Press, where he published various propaganda attacking Jews and President Roosevelt. He also organized the "Silver Shirts," a group he deemed the "protestant militia of America," that would "save America from a Jewish-sponsored communist plot." His headquarters were in Asheville from 1932 until 1941. In 1942, after World War II began, Pelley was convicted of sedition and sentenced to fifteen years in prison.'
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 42 Issue 3, Aug 1974, p15-16
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