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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 84 Issue 3, July 2007
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Before World War II, motor racing was a sponsored sport throughout the United States. It wasn't until the founding of NASCAR in 1948 by Bill France that a national organized auto racing league was available. NASCAR became the more important form of auto racing in the South, with its largest base found in North Carolina and Florida.
This article discusses the August 1937 visit of President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Roanoke Island, North Carolina. While there to view the work of the Works Progress Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corp, Roosevelt also stopped to see a production of 'The Lost Colony.'
This article examines the contributions of Louis Froelich as an arms supplier to the Confederacy during the Civil War. Froelich operated two arms factories that contracted edged weaponry, sheathes, and buttons to the Confederate military.