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for Carolina Comments Vol. 36 Issue 3, May 1988
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The North Carolina State Fair began in 1853 as an initiative of the North Carolina Agricultural Society's to promote its scientific and economic progress in agriculture and industry. The annual fair occurs at a key political time, just weeks before November elections, which draws attention from presidential hopefuls. Some notable presidential figures included Theodore Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, and Gerald Ford.