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Durham's proposed new towering skyscraper is about to become a reality. The Homeland Investment Company announced the awarding of the contract for the construction of the Home Bank Building to George W. Kane of Durham. Work will begin June 1 to put into marble, limestone, and steel the floor plans and elevators designed by George W. Carr, architect. This new seventeen-story edifice will rise out of the wreckage of the old post office which has recently been razed.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 3 Issue 53, May 1936, p3
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On the steep slopes of Chimney Rock under the shadow of the Sugar Loaf Dome is a little colony of mountaineers who are almost completely isolated. Only twenty miles from Asheville, Rutherford County, this little community of nine families know little of the area outside their two square mile plateau.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 3 Issue 53, May 1936, p5, 22, f
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J. K. (Buddy) Lewis is in his first year of major league baseball, playing third base for the Washington Senators. Wade describes his life leading up to his entry into the major leagues. This article was written in 1936. Lewis would spend his entire career with the Senators and was selected for the American League All-Star Team twice. He retired in 1949. Lewis served as a pilot in World War II, flying over 340 missions and being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. He was inducted into the N.C. Sports Hall of Fame in 1975.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 3 Issue 53, May 1936, p9, 22, il
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15949
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William Kitchen, a lawyer, Congressman, and Governor of North Carolina, was born near Scotland Neck in Halifax County. He was elected Governor in 1908 after a fierce party fight among Democrats for the nomination. During his term industrial progress continued, highways were improved, and the General Assembly created two new counties Hoke and Avery. As a debater he had no equal in the state.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 3 Issue 53, May 1936, p7, 17
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15948
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White Lake, a Bladen County lake, is a place of beauty. In the old days only two houses were at the lake--the Love's and the Melvine's, and people would come in buggies for picnics and house parties. Now, Iden says, with improved roads, automobiles, and modern conveniences, crowds have ruined much of its placid, peaceful atmosphere. Still it is a place of enjoyment to tourists.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 3 Issue 53, May 1936, p6, il
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