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9022
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James Rogers McConnell was one of the founders and first heroes of the Lafayette Escadrille. Born in Chicago in 1887, McConnell attended the University of Virginia and moved to Carthage shortly after graduating. In 1916, he was one of the first four Americans to fly for the Lafayette Escradrille in France. McConnell wrote several books detailing his time spent in the war. His plane was shot down and he was killed in 1917.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 46 Issue 9, Feb 1979, p9-11, il, por, map
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9023
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Gustave A. Dentzel started a carousel-carving industry in the 1860s in Germanton, Pennsylvania. Today, only about eighty carousels with Dentzel figures remain in the United States and one is at the Raleigh Pullen Park, which is now on the National Register of Historic Sites. The merry-go-round is valued at $100,000 and is currently being restored.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 46 Issue 9, Feb 1979, p12-14, il
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9025
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William Faulkner arrived in Chapel Hill on October 31, 1931 and stayed until the 3rd of November. He gave a talk in Chapel Hill but no one kept notes. His visit did, however, result in the publication of nine of his poems and a short story in an issue of CONTEMPO, a Tar Heel magazine.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 46 Issue 9, Feb 1979, p16-17, il, por
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9024
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Jess Greene of Stanly County died in March of 1977 at the age of eighty-three. Greene told some of the best tall tales, most of which were partially autobiographical. One of his tales concerning a mule he owned in re-told in this article.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 46 Issue 9, Feb 1979, p14-15, 37, il, por
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9027
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Burlington Industries Inc. of Greensboro makes over seventy-five different types of fabric, none of which are used for apparel. Among them are fabrics used in typewriters, tires, snow fencing, flags, and even parts of blimps. Although some of the fabrics are bullet resistant and used in police vests, the material is not bullet proof and company officials shy from saying that it is.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 46 Issue 9, Feb 1979, p22-23, 29, il
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9029
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Henry and Helen Crais bought the Red Lion in Rosman five years ago. Today, the Red Lion is a steak house and inn. The dining room is open from 6:30 to 9:30 every night but Tuesday, and reservations are generally required. The Crais', along with two kitchen hands and two waitresses, cook and serve the food themselves. People from all over the world have visited the restaurant and are repeat customers.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 46 Issue 9, Feb 1979, p28-29, il
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9028
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Founded in 1796, Milton still has many buildings dating from the 19th century, and many homes are still full of furniture from that time period. Because there are only around 200 residents in the town today, all restoration plans have come from outside groups, generally people who have moved away and show an interest in preserving their hometown.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 46 Issue 9, Feb 1979, p24-26, il
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9026
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Catherine Ann Devereux Edmondston's diary is now being published by the Archives Division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. Crabtree edited the document and has chosen several passages from the diary as a sample of Edmondston's extraordinary writing.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 46 Issue 9, Feb 1979, p18-21, 38, il, por
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