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5835
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The Great Dismal Swamp, an area of history and mystery, sprawls across North Carolina's northeastern corner and southeastern Virginia. No one knows who discovered it or when. The author discusses historical events and persons connected with the swamp.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 3, June/July 1973, p24-26, 28-29, il
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5837
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The village of Portsmouth, located on North Core Banks, was founded in 1753 and was once a bustling fishing village. Today it is empty - a village of deserted buildings and no residents. White describes life in the village as it used to be.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 2, Mar/Apr 1973, p12-15, 29, il
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5834
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North Carolina's state parks are developed with historical as well as natural uniqueness. Taylor profiles several of these including Fort Macon, Hammocks Beach, and Pettigrew State Park.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 3, June/July 1973, p16-18, il
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5836
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Jesse Helms, North Carolina's newly elected Republican United States Senator, is profiled in this Guillory article.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1973, p46-47
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5860
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Cox Trailers, in Grifton, is well-known in the eastern United States. Leon O. Cox and his sons started the company before the turn of the century, and they built bean and tobacco harvesters, tobacco trucks, and farm wagons. Later boat trailers were added. It was the Cox Camper, added in 1963, that made the company a household word in the recreation field.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 5, Nov/Dec 1973, p30, 32, il
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5857
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During the winter and spring of 1971, Wilmington dealt with a racially tense situation. One Afro-American and one white person were killed; firemen were shot at when responding to fires. Sikes describes how Wilmington handled the situation.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1973, p18
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5858
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Dr. Wallace R. Wooles, Dean of the East Carolina University School of Medicine, describes what a medical school really is, what makes it tick, and what its components are.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 5, Nov/Dec 1973, p18-19, il
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5859
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Jim Hunt of Wilson County, North Carolina's first full-time lieutenant-governor, is profiled.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 5, Nov/Dec 1973, p12, 29, por
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5864
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Carolina bays, thousands of shallow, elliptical depressions in the earth's surface, stretch from Georgia northward, with most being found in the Carolinas. Some bays have water; others are dry. Brooks describes a particular bay known as Black Lake in Bladen County that was reclaimed, restored, and renamed Bay Tree Lake.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 3, June/July 1973, p34-35, il
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5861
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On September 26, 1973, the DuPont Plant near Kinston established a new world industrial safety record of over 45,808,779 exposure hours without a disabling or lost-time injury. This was accomplished by 2,800 employees over a nine-and-a-half-year period. Employees received steak dinners and engraved silver bowls.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 5, Nov/Dec 1973, p21, 27, il
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5865
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Walter Jones, who represents North Carolina's First District in the U.S. House of Representatives, has lived a political life. Prior to his current position, Jones was town councilman and later mayor of Farmville, his hometown; was a three-term Pitt County representative in the N.C. General Assembly; and later served in the State Senate. He was elected to Congress in 1966.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Aug/Sept 1973, p10, por
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5862
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Columbus County, formed in 1808 from parts of neighboring counties, is NEW EAST magazine's featured county of the month. Thompson discusses the history of the county and current economic conditions.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 2, Mar/Apr 1973, p22, 32-33, 35-36, il
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5863
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Carteret County, located along the state's southeastern coast, is NEW EAST magazine's featured county of the month. Simpson discusses the history of the county and what attracts tourists.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 3, June/July 1973, p20-23, il
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5943
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Williams discusses the life and work of sculptor R. K. Harniman. Harniman has just completed carving a statue of Sir Walter Raleigh from a cypress tree. This particular tree was located in the Tar River swamp twelve miles west of Greenville and began growing in the year 1467, eighty-seven years before Raleigh was born. Harniman carved the statue in Raleigh.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 3 Issue 2, May/June 1975, p26-27, 29, 31, il
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5948
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Perdue Farms is a national leader in chicken production. Roberts discusses the history of the company and its planned move into northeastern North Carolina. The move will include 150growers tending 300 broiler houses. The company will construct a $1.5-million feed mill near Cofield, a $1-million office building and hatchery near Ahoskie, and a $6-million processing plant which will serve the seven-county area.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 2 Issue 2, June/July 1974, p18-19, 30, il