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Union Carbide Corporation, maker of Everyready batteries, opened a plant in Charlotte twenty years ago. Plants at Asheboro and Greenville would soon follow. The state's three battery-making plants employ around 1,200 with an annual payroll of $5 million.
Despite the 19th Amendment, the question of women's suitability to serve as members of juries remained undecided across much of the country. North Carolina Attorney General for 1937 reviews precedence for women serving on juries and the case presented both for and against but ultimately decided that women should be treated as full citizens and be allowed to serve on juries.