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Entrepreneurs transformed the state's industry in the 19th-century. Charlotte's D.A. Tompkin's entrepreneurial endeavors included founding the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER and developing the cottonseed oil industry. Edward Dilworth Latta, also from Charlotte, founded the Charlotte Trouser Company, opened the E.D. Latta and Brothers clothing store, and was president of the Charlotte Consolidated Construction Company.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 29 Issue 1, Fall 1989, p24-27, il
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16184
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Different types of neighborhoods developed according to industry and economics in the area throughout the state. Textile mill neighborhoods, found at Kannapolis and Concord, consisted of small duplexes and basic village features including church, post office, and store. Victorian towns, such as Winston-Salem's West End, were prevalent during the 19th-century, were based on land speculation, where an area was subdivided into lots.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 29 Issue 1, Fall 1989, p19-22, il
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Courthouses, post offices, and public schools are just a few examples of public buildings financed by the state. Many of these buildings are from the 19th- and early 20th-centuries and preservationists are trying to save these buildings that embody a community and its history.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 29 Issue 1, Fall 1989, p14-18, il
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