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12572
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George Honeycutt, staff photographer for The Charlotte News, was awarded the distinction of the nation's number one press photographer. Honored at a ceremony held at the University of Missouri, Honeycutt, a native of High Point, North Carolina, was educated at the School of Modern Photography, in New York City.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 30 Issue 7, Sept 1962, p7, 26, il, por
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12586
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Comprised of land purchased by George Durant from Chief Kilcocanean of the Yeopim Native American Tribe in 1661, Perquimans County is comprised of two peninsulas that extend into Albemarle Sound. Containing three rivers, the Perquimans, Yeopim, and the Little, Perquimans County, encompassing some 167,040 acres, reportedly means, \"Land of beautiful women.\" A region exposed to a myriad of conflicts, religion, and history, the residents of Perquimans created their livelihoods based on the processing and exportation of corn, wheat, oats, cotton, wool, and fish.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 30 Issue 7, Sept 1962, p12-14, 20-22, il, map
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12585
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Born in Connecticut in 1777, Lorenzo Dow, moved to North Carolina to become a preacher. Scheduling appointments statewide as well as performing at various public locations, Dow was able to amass crowds of up to 1,500 people and issue sermons lasting for some four and one half hours. Dow was known for his ability to recover lost or stolen items, his powerful influence in the religious life of North Carolina, as well as his role as an eccentric pioneer Methodist evangelist.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 30 Issue 7, Sept 1962, p8, por
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12594
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Perquimans County is a region that has sustained inhabitants as well as history since the mid-17th-century. Boasting a historic bridge that has been in operation since 1758, Perquimans county also contains a library with genealogy holdings utilized by researchers from across the nation. Temporarily sustained by a small commercial fishing based centered around shad, herring, and perch, other industries in Perquimans County includes J.C. Blanchard & Co., the largest and oldest department store in the region. Notables from this locality include, Col. John Harvey, Major William Henry Bagley, Worth Bagley, Clinton White Toms, General John Elliott Wood, and Mrs. Sarah DeCrow, the first female Postmaster in America.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 30 Issue 7, Sept 1962, p16-18, 22, il
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