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29148
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Alfredo DiPinto was born in Cerignola in southeastern Italy. His family immigrated to South Bend, Indiana where the played basketball and earned a scholarship to what is now UNC Pembroke. DiPinto's athletic background has also helped him with the restaurant game as he helps to revitalize downtown Clinton, North Carolina with traditional Italian cuisine.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 4, September 2017, p44, 46, 48, por Periodical Website
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29146
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Queens Road West curves through Myers Park, a century-old neighborhood that runs south from Uptown Charlotte. Covering the stately homes and manicured lawns are the giant willow oaks that form a cathedral over street. A century ago, Myers Park was a treeless cotton farm outside the city limits, but when John Nolen was given free reign to create something different, Nolen designed sweeping treescapes to match the gentle topography.
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29149
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Across the state of North Carolina, innovation, heritage, and hard work are producing three superior products by top-notch companies: Jarrett Bay Boatworks on the coast, Thomas Built school buses in the Piedmont, and Valdese weavers in the mountains.
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29151
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Each year dozens of parents bring their young babies to audition to play the most important non-speaking role in the Lost Colony: the first English child born in America, Virginia Dare.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 4, September 2017, p124-126, 128-129, por Periodical Website
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29152
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Mo and Martha Hartley are the keepers of Moravian history at Old Salem. Through restoration and archaeology, the pair are providing outreach to spread the word about this unique culture.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 4, September 2017, p130-132, 134, por Periodical Website
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29150
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From the arrival of the first colonists, rise of the textile industry, introduction of Pepsi and prohibition, to civil rights sit ins and the introduction of the Carolina Panthers, North Carolina's history comprises countless events that have built up over the many years to make the North State what it is today.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 4, September 2017, p114-118, 120, 122, por Periodical Website
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29157
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Durham, North Carolina-based architect Phil Freelon is the new internationally acclaimed architect of record for the Smithsnonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Among the museum's artifacts are stools form the Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina where the fateful sit-in took place in 1960. Freelon also designed the International Civil Rights Center and Museum in Greensboro, that occupies that same Woolworths.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 4, September 2017, p166-168, 170, por Periodical Website
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29160
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Foy Allen Edelman did not plan to collect over 1,000 cookbooks from across North Carolina. But now the Raleigh, North Carolina native who has her own published cookbook, has a home for her unique collection, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Already a repository for books written about, by and for women, the UNCG library special collections became the beneficiary of Edelman's collection.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 4, September 2017, p184-186, 188, 190, por Periodical Website
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29153
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After education at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico and work at the National Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian, Nancy Fields is returning to the place her family and ancestors have called home for centuries: Robeson County, North Carolina. Where history and culture of the Lumbee run deep, Fields takes over as director and curator of the Museum of the Southeast American Indian at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 4, September 2017, p142-144, 146, por Periodical Website
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29154
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Dreamed by George Vanderbilt and designed by Richard Morris Hunt in 1889, the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina is a 175,000 square foot chateau has grown to sustain its own village and reinvent tourism in the region. But besides the panoramic view of the mountains, Biltmore offers wide open spaces across nearly 1250,000 acres of land for the most opulent playground.
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29161
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Once a ubitquitous sight in the North Carolina countryside until the 1960s, mules have been mostly supplanted by tractors and mechanization. But Wayne Hussey's mules are still talk of the town at Benson's Mules Days, which celebrates its 68th anniversary.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 4, September 2017, p192-194, 196, 198, por Periodical Website
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29156
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In the height of textile production in the 1940s, company towns--towns within towns--housed thousands of workers and their families. For many of the children that grew up in Cone Mill Villages, White Oak, or Proximity Print Works, the experiences within these mill villages offer sweet memories.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 4, September 2017, p156-158, 160, por Periodical Website
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29155
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The Wright Brothers National Memorial pays homage not only to the Wright brothers but also to the impossiblities that can become possible. In December 1903, history was changed when the Wright brothers, two ordinary men, became the first in aviation.
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29159
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In 1981, the banking boom began in Charlotte, North Carolina, mainly in part because of Hugh McColl. The former CEO of Bank of America helped reshape the banking industry in the United States and put the small city of Charlotte into a banking metropolis.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 4, September 2017, p176-178, 180-181, por Periodical Website
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29158
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Mount Airy, North Carolina--best known as Mayberry--brought the small town vibe of North Carolina to everyone in the United States thanks to Andy Griffin.
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