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10464
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Carolina Biological Supply Company was founded in Burlington in 1927 by Dr. Thomas E. Powell, Jr. The company's products list is endless and includes scientific instruments, materials for instruction in classroom or laboratory, and specimens of plants and animals, living or preserved. When the company started forty years ago, it began with one employee; today the workforce numbers 250.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 25 Issue 6, Nov 1967, p129, 186-187, por
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12565
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Furnishing biological, botanical, and chemical supplies to colleges and schools worldwide, Carolina Biological Supply Company, founded in 1927 by Dr. Thomas Powell, Jr., is one of three leading companies of its type in the United States. Containing numerous departments, headed by educational specialists, Carolina Biological specializes in skeleton sales, as well as a variety of animals at various stages of preservation, and scientific equipment.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 34 Issue 11, Nov 1966, p10-11, 39, il, por
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7924
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Carolina Biological Supply in Burlington produces scientific educational products that include everything from maggots to tarantulas to kits that teach genetic engineering. Dr. Thomas Powell, Jr., an Elon College biology professor, founded the company in 1927. The company sells to science teachers, medical schools, and other science organizations around the world from an inventory of over 30,000 items. Prior to this, science teachers were expected to go into the field and stream to get their specimens for classroom use.
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36259
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The nine individuals interviewed represented the Carolina Biological Supply Company, Ward and Smith PA, Family Enterprise Center, Capel Inc., Conrad Industries, TradeMark Properties Inc., and Qualified Builders Inc. Topics included growing up in the family business, other career paths explored, family business histories, challenges unique to family-owned businesses, and how they anticipated keeping their family businesses for the next generation.