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for The Researcher Vol. 10 Issue 3, Summer 1994
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In 1929, the North Carolina General Assembly authorized the creation of a State Highway Patrol. The Captain and his lieutenants used Camp Glenn, the former State Guard facility located in Carteret County, as a training camp for the patrolmen. The article further details responsibilities of the Highway Patrol and several cases in Carteret County. The Camp was used through 1931.
Clinton E. Lincoln was a resident of Morehead City in between 1854 and 1918. Lincoln patented two inventions during his residency—a sewing table and associated spool holder. The table is exemplary of innovative trends in 19th century daily life, as it would have improved household clothing manufacture. A copy of the patent letter is included in the article.
Brinson recalls his childhood friendship with a neighbor who lived at the boarding house across the street. Topics addressed include play, entertainment, and youth impressions of the Korean War.