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13988
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Born in Hertford County, Richard Gatling became internationally known for his inventions, the outstanding one being the famous gun which bears his name.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 18 Issue 42, Mar 1951, p6-7, il, f
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30011
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Listen and you will hear of the midnight ride of Mary Slocumb. When Mary, of Bertie County, North Carolina had her husband leave to fight the Tories, she had a vision. She rushed to let her husband and his men know they were in danger, and ultimately they were able to escape.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 1 Issue 3, July 1943, p22-23, 31, il, por, f
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30038
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Made famous by the portrait done by her son, Mathilda McNeill Whistler was born in North Carolina, part of the long-standing McNeill Clan.
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30052
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Born in North Carolina, Dorothea Payne Todd Madison, or Dolly, was one of the country's most beloved First Ladies. From Guilford County to the White House, Dolly attended to her loved ones and public with charm and courage.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 1 Issue 11, March 1944, p22-25, por, bibl
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30069
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Katharine Mavity Martin came to North Carolina in 1922. Martin too part in education, political, and social activities, giving service to North Carolina as an educator, author, and P.T.A. field worker.
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30098
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Set up in 1920 under the leadership of Mrs. Charles C. Hook, the North Carolina State Legislative Council is a conglomeration of organizations that represent an outgrowth of women's planned interests in the social, civic, and educational movements in the state. The main goal of the organization is to coordinate legislative work of different organizations to obtain legislation.
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30105
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As the North Carolina State Nurses Association celebrates its 42 anniversary, the history of the organization shows how it has been instrumental in providing equality and ideals of service. The growth and steady increase of requirements for the state's nurses has been in large part to the North Carolina State Nurses Association.
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30117
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Many girls in North Carolina have Mary Mendenhall Hobbs to thank for being able to reach a higher plane of living. Born in 1852 in Jamestown, North Carolina, Mary received excellent education in history, literature, math, and languages. After two years of working together at New Garden Boarding School, Mary and Lewis Lyndon Hobbs married, and Lewis became the first president of Guildford College. Over her life, Mary's concern for an educated womanhood grew, resulting in the Committee on Girls' Aid and later establishment of the Industrial State Normal College, now the Woman's College at Greensboro. Due to her pioneer interest in women's higher education, Mary Mendenhall Hobbs was later awarded the degree of Doctor of Literature by the University of North Carolina in 1921.
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30116
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A new and far-reaching organization has come to North Carolina to combat cancer: The American Cancer Society Field Army. With divisions in 46 states and over 250,000 volunteers, the Field Army has set up two cancer clinics in North Carolina, one at Duke Hospital in Durham, and the other in Greensboro. There are plans to open two more.
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30129
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Started in 1919 with the funds from the National War Council of the Young Women's Christian Association, the North Carolina State Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs has expanded from six clubs to thirty-six clubs over six districts. They have advocated for North Carolina's ratification of the 19th amendment and the Educational Loan Fund, as well as been a voice for the war effort at home and overseas.
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30199
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Mary Franklin is the manager of Fayetteville, North Carolina's Henebry's Jewelry Store. Along with involvement in the civic affairs of the area, Franklin is also busy acquiring knowledge of the business, dealing with gold, silver, crystal, china, and precious jewels.
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