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Record #:
17154
Abstract:
The U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA is the fourth American combat ship to bear the name of the North State. The first U.S. battleship to be commissioned since 1923, the new North Carolina cost $70,000,000, displaces 35,000 tons and is 704 feet long.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 8 Issue 2, Feb 1942, pInside cover, unnumbered, f
Record #:
17163
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Over a year ago the University of North Carolina took inventory of its mental, physical, and moral resources, with the aim of preparing and expanding its training facilities to coincide with the defense effort. Since that time, training for military, including naval and air forces, has increased, as well as public health nursing and medical technicians. Additionally, courses such as physics, chemistry, biology, etc. have been redesigned to emphasize training vital to the preparation of modern war.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 8 Issue 2, Feb 1942, pBack cover, unnumbered, f
Record #:
17159
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A few months ago everybody in New Bern knew everybody else, but today there are so many strangers that the town is assuming a metropolitan air. When in the fall of 1940 Craven County and the City of New Bern jointly purchased the site for the Simmons-Knot airport, few could have foreseen that the summer of 1941 would find 500 marines and 75 airplanes stationed there for training purposes. The influx of people is causing expansion and growing pains.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 8 Issue 2, Feb 1942, p6, 11
Record #:
17161
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On December 7th, civilian defense in North Carolina received a much-needed shot in the arm. Before that time officials had not been able to get any response from many county councils; but the next day, state officers were being besieged with offers of service and a framework for civilian defense was laid out for the State.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 8 Issue 2, Feb 1942, p9-11
Record #:
17157
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Governor J. Melville Broughton provides a program of action for the home front as offices and seamen launch on the U.S.S NORTH CAROLINA. North Carolinians along with the Institute of Government and other North Carolina institutions will work together to focus on public water supplies, wartime and emergency duties of police, and public purchasing and financing, while a large portion of North Carolinians are away at war.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 8 Issue 2, Feb 1942, p3, 11, f
Record #:
17156
Abstract:
The Institute of Government has become an integral unit in the structure of the greater University of North Carolina. This integration of resources has long been envisioned by University and Institute officials and the general principle approved by their respective governing boards.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 8 Issue 2, Feb 1942, p1, f
Record #:
17160
Abstract:
Sherwood Brockwell's fire-fighting experience began in 1896 when as a boy he would help hitch the mules to the Raleigh steam fire engine. Today, he is still a firefighter, but his activities have spread out to cover all of North Carolina and his influence is felt throughout the nation.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 8 Issue 2, Feb 1942, p7-8, f
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