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for The State Vol. 6 Issue 34, Jan 1939
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In the 1930s western portion of the state was still a dry region. Buncombe and other counties west of the Blue Ridge Mountains remained under Republican control and a big reason for continued prohibition. Women's Temperance Union banners were awarded to Yancey County for highest percentage of dry votes and Buncombe County for largest majority of dry votes in 1908.
David Stick of Kill Devil Hills in Dare County describes his fifty-eight day, nine thousand miles hitch-hiking trip around the nation. In all he visited twenty-six states, Mexico, and the District of Columbia.