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Record #:
10849
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Nestled in the heart of tobacco country is the nation's largest cigarette manufacturer, 92-year-old R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Reynolds dates to 1875 when 24-year-old Richard Joshua Reynolds left his father's tobacco farm and went to Winston to set up his own tobacco business. By 1913, Reynolds controlled one-fourth of the plug tobacco business in the United States and had begun producing smoking tobacco as well, introducing the Prince Albert brand of pipe and cigarette tobacco in 1907.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 35 Issue 11, Nov 1967, p17-18, 21, il, por
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Record #:
12607
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Richard J. Reynolds is an initial member of the NORTH CAROLINA magazine Business Hall of Fame. He was the founder of the RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company. Among its famous products were Prince Albert pipe tobacco and perhaps the most famous cigarette of all time - Camel.
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Record #:
21523
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Between 1909 and 1917, tobacco tycoon R.J. Reynolds built a large country estate, Reynolda, just north of Winston-Salem. Primarily the project of Reynolds' wife Katherine, Reynolda was meant to be a model of scientific agriculture and an example for agriculturalists in the South.
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Record #:
34843
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The Reynolda House in Winston-Salem was once the home of R.J. and Katharine Reynolds, business owners and philanthropists. For the six years that Katharine was alive and in the house, Christmas was a spectacular, yet private event. Archived mementos and notes give a look into what the meals were like on this festive holiday.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 86 Issue 7, December 2018, p170-175, il, por Periodical Website
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