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1579
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The Shuping sisters, three vibrant Greensboro natives, have taken Durham by storm in their respective careers: a gallery owner, an administrator for Durham public schools, and an investor for Duke Management Co.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 19, May 1994, p12-17, por Periodical Website
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14807
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Before the women's lib movement began in earnest, ladies applied themselves to typically male dominated jobs. Examples of these enterprising women could be seen in Asheville not only doing male jobs but also running businesses. Mrs. Charles Garren drove truck for the Southeastern Railway Express Company. Mrs. O. A. Shillinglaw ran a service station. Mrs. C. M. Gaddy worked for the Forestry Service and was stationed on Spivey Mountain. Women in these various roles surprised an older generation of women accustomed only to traditional female roles.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 11 Issue 9, July 1943, p9, 22
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22730
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Five housewives from Fayetteville, North Carolina relate how they have managed the varying demands of their lives and careers, without all the drama. From professional careers and businesses , to charities and military bases, they have had considerable impact on our community.
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27721
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The Women Working in the Meat Business is a conference hosted by NC Choices, a program of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems. The recently held conference brings together women who work at every stage of meat supply chains to help close the gaps that make moving pasture-raised, local meat from farm to table so difficult. The conference aims to show women that the roles they play are essential and they can help retool the meat supply chain in the United States.
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28461
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Dr. Constance Battle is an OB-GYN with a practice in North Raleigh. Battle built her own practice and sees 8,000 patients and delivers up to 30 babies a month. Many women seek Battle out because she is one of a few female OB-GYNs. Oftentimes, many women want female caregivers and Battle is happy to take care of them. Battleā€™s practice and her patients are described.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 13 Issue 20, May 1995, p8-9 Periodical Website
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22747
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In Fayetteville, North Carolina women are successful in various fields due to good old-fashioned hard work. Fayetteville has become an ideal place to pursue careers in the journalism, the military, law, and medicine.
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29789
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In fields as varied as education, government, commerce, and retail, female leaders in North Carolina are passionate, determined, and proud. Exceptional women leaders in the state include Bev Perdue--Governor of North Carolina; Karen Albritton--President, Capstrat, a Raleigh-based strategic communication firm; Rosemary DePaola--Chancellor of University of North Carolina at Wilmington; Nadine Hall--Vice President of Activewear and Hanesbrands; Carol Hevey--Exective Vice President of Time Warner Cable, Carolinas Region; Elyse Cochran--President, Gaston County Chamber of Commerce; Brenda Mills--Project Manager, City of Asheville; and Kim Saunders--President and CEO, Mechanics and Farmers Bank.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 4, May/Jun 2009, p8-18, 20, 22, 24-25, por
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31546
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Women have become more prevalent in the job market, making up about forty-percent of the workforce in America. This article presents the stories of two North Carolina women who have succeeded in what was once considered male territory. Miriam G. Bailey is the District Conservationist in charge of Soil Conservation Service activities in Lee County, and Mary Garber has been a sportswriter for various North Carolina journals and newspapers since late World War Two.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 11 Issue 3, Mar 1979, p6-10, il, por Periodical Website
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31549
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This article examines how women in the workforce are influencing both men and women psychologically. Women legislators in North Carolina discuss their experiences working in the male-dominated political arena, and how attitudes may or may not be changing. Patricia Williams shares her own personal observations as a woman playing the non-traditional role of professional engineer.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 11 Issue 5, May 1979, p16-20, il, por Periodical Website
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31548
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Of the nearly three-hundred local directors that guide the individual electric cooperatives in North Carolina, only eight are women. This article profiles each of the women, discussing their background and contributions to decision-making. The eighth woman, Alice Edmondson Wilson, recently became the first woman elected to the board of Edgecombe-Martin County EMC.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 11 Issue 4, Apr 1979, p11-14, il, por Periodical Website