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for The State Vol. 16 Issue 5, July 1948
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By 1948, only two North Carolinians had served as members of the Supreme Court. James Iredell was the first appointed followed by Alfred Moore, the focus of this article. The author supplies a brief familial history, charting the Moores back to the mid-18th-century in the lower Cape Fear region. The account of Alfred Moore's life touches on his previous military experience during the American Revolution and judicial career beginning as a lawyer, to Attorney General of the state, until then finally a Supreme Court Justice.
Ninety year old Marcia Albertson began an early enterprise as a traveling kitchen specialist in 1948. Her expertise was in canning and home preserving of foodstuffs, which she decided to share with communities in northeastern North Carolina. Traveling by buggy, Miss Marcia educated North Carolina youth on canning and preserving fruits and vegetables. Also along her travels, she \"organized canning clubs throughout Pasquotank County's 223 square miles.\"
Wilson considers North Carolina's rich Native American heritage by examining examples of pipes. Effigy pipes are highly decorative artifacts typically representing animals. Notable pipes found in North Carolina are collected in the United States Museum collection. Several examples from Cherokee tribes demonstrate the skill and craftsmanship to make these sometimes elaborate pipes.