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12747
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Eastern North Carolina has several large Marine bases, and few people realize the extent of the payroll at Camp Lejeune, Cherry Point, Fort Bragg, and others. Many towns house employees of these bases, like the 700 people in Pamlico County working at Cherry point. This accounts for the livelihood of approximately 3,000 of Pamlico County's families, a significant percentage of the scant 9,850 population count.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 17, Jan 1962, p10
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12748
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Judged best in the Southeastern United States among those entered in the concrete industries' 1961 Horizon Homes program, a Winston-Salem home demonstrates the promotion of the industries new designs and construction. North Carolina architect Donald H. Hines of Stinson-Hall-Hines Associates designed the home, and accepted the regional award at a recent luncheon.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 17, Jan 1962, p31-32, il, por
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12746
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THE DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY is accepted by many as America's record of distinguished performance. In North Carolina, the Ashe family stands out with five listings, and is seen as an historical first family of the State. The first Ashe in the colony was John Baptista, building a plantation in the Cape Fear section of the colony, and by the 1720s was Speaker of the Colonial Assembly.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 17, Jan 1962, p11-12, 36, por
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12750
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In 1793, Reverend David Ker was appointed Professor of Humanity of the University at Chapel Hill. Emigrating from Ireland to Fayetteville in 1789, Ker appears as a member of Orange Presbytery in September of that year, listed as the first Presbyterian minister in that city. His duties as Presiding Professor at the new University included superintendent of all studies, performance of morning and evening prayers, and examination of students each Sunday evening.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 17, Jan 1962, p14, por
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12753
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Dr. D. J. Whitener, a Tar Heel historian and college professor of social studies for over 30 years, believes history can be a powerful instrument in building local and state esprit de corps. Dr. Whitener, dean of Appalachian State Teachers College, believes history deserves presentation with more gusto, pride, and vigor to Tar Heel children and adults. Whitener considers local history so important that he has written a booklet on \"how to find and write history.\"
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 17, Jan 1962, p13, 36, por
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12749
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Two Raleigh firms, Wachovia Bank and Raleigh Savings, resolved to privately finance a mall-type construction as a \"Greenway\" occupying Exchange and Fayetteville Street. Expected to open to vacation traffic some time next summer is a new section of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Keeping pace with the demands of growing traffic, the State Highway Commission contracted highway, street, and secondary road projects totaling $58,933,780.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 17, Jan 1962, p33-35, 40, il
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12751
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One of our state's most picturesque towns, Tryon, is known for its horse-loving citizens. Recently transplanted from Battle Creek, Michigan, Corky Lochinvar specializes in horse training, setting up an equine studio to train citizens in hunting and jumping. Pupils range in age from three years old, to sixty-five years.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 17, Jan 1962, p37, 40, por
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Compares India's occupation of Portuguese possessions to Hitler's annexation of the Sudetenland.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 17, Jan 1962, p28
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13451
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Francis V. Kughler discusses the design and creation of his ninth mural - Gettysburg. The mural, created for the Institute of Government building in Chapel Hill, represents the last of the great battles fought mainly in hand-to-hand combat. Kughler discusses his historical research, and the study of human subjects which aided in the creation of his latest work.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 17, Jan 1962, p8
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