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for The State Vol. 9 Issue 12, Aug 1941
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Folger is head of the famous Folger political clan in Surry County. The state's newest Congressman, he has had and active and successful career in both the legal and political professions for almost forty years. He succeeded his younger brother, Lon, who represented the 5th Congressional District, after he had been killed in an automobile accident.
Lawrence calls James Sprunt \"one of the greatest men who ever lived in the Cape Fear Region.\" He was born in Glasgow, Scotland and came to Wilmington with his parents in 1854. He is remembered as an exporter, Cape Fear historian, philanthropist, writer, as well as a blockade runner during the Civil War.
In this first article Murphy gives a brief biography of some of the North Carolinians who have served as ambassadors, envoys, ministers, and special representatives to foreign nations. These include Churchill C. Cambrelling (Russia), Walter Hines Page (England), William Edward Dodd (Germany), and William R. Davie (France).
Outside Hendersonville atop Huckleberry Mountain an artists' colony was organized in 1940. The intent of the development was to offer instruction in the arts for interested Southerners. Established artists and writers taught classes in the morning and offered guidance during afternoon creative sessions. The camp was divided between the workshop for novices and the colony for professionals. Some areas of concentration were theaters, poetry, and creative writing.