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1554
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The utopian dream of Jetter Andrew Barker, Jr. was manifested in Iredell County during the 1950s, 1960s, and early 1970s. Love Valley, an experiment in utopian communal living, has seen its heyday and today provides a relatively conventional atmosphere.
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North Carolina Humanities (NoCar H 1 N66), Vol. 1 Issue 1, Fall 1992, p101-108, bibl, f
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1553
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Jack Kerouac made several jaunts through the south, including extended stays in Rocky Mount and Kinston, that influenced the development of his characters and his ideas.
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North Carolina Humanities (NoCar H 1 N66), Vol. 1 Issue 2, Spring 1993, p53-70, bibl, f
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1991
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The North Carolina Museum of History has a collection of thirteen pre-Civil War quilts, including examples of trapunto and strippy quilting, that belonged to Mary Eliza Pittman, who lived at Cool Spring Plantation in Edgecombe County.
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1990
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In such novels as RANEY and WALKING ACROSS EGYPT, North Carolina novelist Clyde Edgerton presents characters who use music as a means of coping with the unreasonable demands of their faiths.
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2500
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In 1935, the General Assembly passed the North Carolina Housing Authorities Act, and in 1938, Wilmington was the first city chartered to build public housing. With the influx of World War II workers, the city had built over 6,000 units by the end of 1943.
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