Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The State Vol. 2 Issue 11, Aug 1934
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Andrew Johnson was born in poverty in Raleigh in 1808. Most people know him only as the man who became President after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Wohl recounts his successes, including passage of the Homestead Act.
Ivey describes the aims and purposes of Penderlea, a planned farm community being built in Pender County to improve poor living conditions of people brought on by the Depression. The first one hundred families will be in residence within the next three months.
Julian Price is president of Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Company of Greensboro. He discusses current economic conditions in the state and his insurance company.
In this continuing series of biographical sketches of members of the state legislature, Lucas discusses J. Robert Young, who represents Harnett County in the State House of Representatives.
Montgomery discusses North Carolina's oyster industry, which has a yearly value of $100,000.