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14734
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Compared with bright leaf, there is not much difference in the process of cultivation of burley tobacco. But when it comes to harvesting - it's a plant of a different color.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 12 Issue 23, Nov 1944, p9, 18-19, f
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35572
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Almost seventy percent of tobacco farmed in the US coming from Eastern NC. From that, the state’s number one cash crop well earned its king status. Developing more mechanically sophisticated means of curing, as well as replacing the longstanding human labor with machinery, just made the hard earned goal easier to accomplish.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Aug/Sept 1973, p7
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35919
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April was known for two Durham County anniversaries, one being the 116th anniversary of General Joseph Johnston’s surrender to General William Sherman. The latter event appears to have generated only loss, but the author proved otherwise. Noted was Union soldiers camping near Bennett Place planted a seed of demand for its bright leaf tobacco. Wealth generated from the demand yielded the relocation of Trinity College to Durham. From an endowment by James B. Duke came the transformation of Trinity College into Duke University.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 4, Apr 1981, p64