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On August 30, 1916, Winston-Salem and Asheville, two baseball teams in the North Carolina State League, made baseball history by playing the shortest 9-inning game on record - 31 minutes. Thomas Wolfe was the batboy for the Asheville team. The feat lay hidden for fifty years until it was accidentally discovered by Dick Kaplan, a sports writer for the Asheville Citizen.
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Chase discusses Penderlea Homesteads, a planned farm community built in Pender County during the Great Depression to improve poor living conditions. Penderlea was the first of one hundred similar communities built nationwide as part of the federal government's New Deal program.
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Dr. Laura Duhan Kaplan, current chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, is the national Professor of the Year. Kaplan received the honor in 2001 from the Carnegie Foundation.
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Billy Graham, often called \"the last great singular public evangelist in the history of American evangelism,\" is profiled in this Tomlin article.
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Finding a place for real home cooking while traveling on an interstate is a chore, and most travelers stick with the four-lane chain. However, real food is there if one knows where to look. Martin explores the I-40 corridor between Greensboro and Winston-Salem, with stops including Grove Street Cafe (Greensboro), Plaza Restaurant (Kernersville), The Diner (Winston-Salem), and Little Richard's Bar-B-Cue (Winston-Salem).
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 1, June 2003, p151-152, 154-155, il Periodical Website
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Susie M. Sharp blazed a trail for women in the legal profession. In 1926, she was the first woman to attend law school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; in 1949, she became the state's first female judge; in 1974, she became the first woman in the nation to be elected a Chief Justice of a state Supreme Court.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 1, June 2003, p84, 86, por Periodical Website
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Swain County, one of the last formed in the state, was named for Governor Daniel L. Swain (1806-1868). Burns describes how to spend a perfect weekend there, including visits to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, and Bryson City.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 1, June 2003, p158-160, 162-165, il Periodical Website
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Polk County is OUR STATE magazine's featured county of the month. Polk, located in the Blue Ridge Mountain foothills, is one of North Carolina's smallest counties. Tourists are attracted by a number of waterfalls, fine wines, scenery, and towns like Tryon and Saluda.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 1, June 2003, p132-137, il Periodical Website
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A number of products have been developed in North Carolina, but few people today know that pantyhose were created in the state in the mid-1950s by executives of Glen Raven Mills.
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Prunkl discusses the Toy Museum at Old Salem in Winston-Salem. The museum, the vision of Tom Gray and his mother, Anne Gray, opened in November 2002. The Grays donated their 4,000-piece toy collection, with items dating from 225 A.D. to 1925, for auction. The $250,000 raised purchased 95 percent of the museum's collection, which features toys children played with from the state's earliest settlements to the early 20th century.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 1, June 2003, p138-142, il Periodical Website
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