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10463
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Although he was 200 miles from the ocean, Willis H. Slane Jr., a High Point businessman and sportsman, founded the Hatteras Yacht Company in 1959. Eight years later the company has a workforce of 300, revenues of $10.4 million in 1966, and production of better than one yacht a day.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 25 Issue 6, Nov 1967, p125, 185, il, por
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10462
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E. M. O'Herron, Sr. founded the Eckerd Drug Company in Charlotte in 1921. The company, which pioneered low-priced drugs, now operates seventy-five drugstores in six Southeastern states.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 25 Issue 6, Nov 1967, p108, 174-175, il, por
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10461
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Griffin examines how the state has grown over the past twenty years in such areas as population, homes, farms, farm employment, manufacturing, highways, and education.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 25 Issue 6, Nov 1967, p81-83, 170-172, il
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10464
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Carolina Biological Supply Company was founded in Burlington in 1927 by Dr. Thomas E. Powell, Jr. The company's products list is endless and includes scientific instruments, materials for instruction in classroom or laboratory, and specimens of plants and animals, living or preserved. When the company started forty years ago, it began with one employee; today the workforce numbers 250.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 25 Issue 6, Nov 1967, p129, 186-187, por
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10466
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Three Proctor-Silex plants in North Carolina, located at Mt. Airy, Southern Pines, and Lexington, produce a number of household items, such as toasters, steam and dry irons, as well as industrial machines. The company employs hundreds of North Carolinians as well as contributing millions of dollars to the state's payroll.
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10465
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A. C. Monk, Sr. founded A.C. Monk and Company in Farmville in 1907. The company inventories one of the largest selections of leaf tobacco in the world and employs a workforce of over 1,800 during the tobacco season, which runs from July through December.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 25 Issue 6, Nov 1967, p135, 186, il, por