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15342
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Walter Abner Gibbs endeavored to make a fortune by breeding, raising, and skinning muskrats. He purchased 3,000 acres of marshes along the Currituck County coast to expand his pelt business which already included a 700 acre farm in Maryland. Muskrat pelts used to make Hudson Seal fur coats brought $2 a pelt in 1938.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 5 Issue 32, Jan 1938, p1, 16, il
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17060
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At one time there were about 500 trolley cars carrying passengers in some of the state's largest cities. Now only two places remain--Wilmington and between Spencer and Salisbury. Henderson recounts being in Asheville when the first trolley began operations there.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 5 Issue 32, Jan 1938, p9, 16
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17059
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Bunn discusses how the overhunting of quail has almost removed this popular game bird from the North Carolina landscape.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 5 Issue 32, Jan 1938, p3,16, il
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