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13815
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Luther H. Hodges, Thad Eure, Henry Bridges, Brandon Hodges, Charles F. Carroll, Harry McMullan, L.Y. (Stag) Ballentine, Forest Shuford, and Waldo C. Cheek, were elected to political offices in 1952. This article offers brief biographies on each man as well as information regarding their respective political offices. Additional election information is included in the form of a directory of state elective offices.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 31, Jan 1953, p33-45, 47-51, il, por
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13816
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The government of North Carolina conducts business throughout 13 buildings constructed around Capitol Square, Raleigh. The government buildings have rich histories and exhibit designs from early 19th century through the present.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 31, Jan 1953, p7-8, il
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13820
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North Carolina Democrats have played a major role in Federal administrations over the past 20 years. Serving under Roosevelt and Truman, some of the men mentioned in the article are Lindsay Warren, Josephus Daniels, S. Clay Williams, John W. Hanes, Frank Hancock, O.K. LaRoque, Dr. Frank Graham, Jonathan Daniels, Kenneth Royall, Gordan Gray, George Allen, O. Max Gardener, James Webb, Charles S. Murphy, John Graham, Capus Wynick, Dan Edwards, Walter P. Stacy, F. Donald Phillips, Robert Hanes, Carlisle Higgins, Luther Hodges, and Theron Lamar Caudle.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 31, Jan 1953, p19-22, il, por
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13818
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North Carolina governor, W. Kerr Scott was inaugurated on 7 January 1949. Scott initiated a \"Go-Forward\" program that reallocated $97,000,000 dollars for a permanent building program in the state. This article discusses some of the buildings constructed under Kerr's program as well as a discussion regarding use of state funds.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 31, Jan 1953, p9-11, il, por
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13822
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Construction is big business in North Carolina. In recent years, billions of dollars have been spent on the construction of new buildings. Large amounts of work have been done on military installations and the biggest contractors group in the country has developed within the state.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 31, Jan 1953, p27-30, il
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13824
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This article lists the names and terms of every governor to serve in North Carolina and offers statistics regarding who was the first governor, who served the most terms, etc. Included is an illustration of the old capitol in Raleigh, destroyed by fire in 1831.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 31, Jan 1953, p63-68, il, por
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13819
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In 4 years, 12,000 miles of new highways have been laid in North Carolina. Considering population and traffic factors, North Carolina now has the biggest road system in the world.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 31, Jan 1953, p13-15, il, map
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13821
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The first chief executive of the territory known as the Province of North Carolina, William Drummond served as the first governor in the state. Drummond was Governor of the Albemarle from 1663 to 1667. Drummond was hung for staging an uprising against Virginia governor Sir William Berkeley.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 31, Jan 1953, p23-25, il
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13817
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Jay Jenkins discusses inauguration plans for new governor, William B. Umstead. Jenkins describes the January 8th proceedings and includes details regarding serenade, official vehicles, and seal delivery.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 31, Jan 1953, p8-9
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13823
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Proposed in 1881 and again, in 1951, the Durham Bill was a legislative attempt to resolve the long time feud over boundary lines separating Durham and Raleigh.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 31, Jan 1953, p55-56
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13825
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The state flag now in use was adopted in 1885. This article discusses the history of the state flag and the reasons behind its design.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 31, Jan 1953, p71, il
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13828
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Required by the Constitution of North Carolina, Article III, Section 16, the Governor must seal all grants and commissions in the name of the state with \"The Great Seal.\" Two and one-quarter inches in diameter, the Great Seal depicts the figures of Liberty and Plenty looking toward each other, but not more than half fronting each other.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 31, Jan 1953, p75, il
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Selected on 4 March, 1943, for their abundance, color, singing abilities and tendency to remain in the state year round, the Cardinal became the state bird of North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 31, Jan 1953, p73, il
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13829
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Written in honor of Dr. Alexander Gaston, an Irish doctor who was murdered by Tories, the North Carolina state song is titled, \"The Old North State Forever.\"
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 31, Jan 1953, p76-77, il
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