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11081
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Cameron-Brown was founded in Raleigh in 1946 as the Fidelity Bond and Mortgage Company. it was originally started to make home loans to soldiers returning from World War II. Today it is one of the few mortgage companies in the country to service over $1 billion in real estate mortgages. This article presents information on how the company evolved to this level.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 29 Issue 11, Nov 1971, p140-141, 237, il, por
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11079
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Carolina Narrow Fabric Company was founded in 1928 in Winston-Salem. Its purpose was to weave insulating tapes of various widths and thicknesses for the electrical trade. Today it is a major supplier to the fields of electronics, recreation, ship building, aeronautics, medicine and textiles.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 29 Issue 11, Nov 1971, p127, 233-234, il
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11080
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First-Citizens Bank and Trust Company is North Carolina's largest State-chartered banking institution. Robert P. Holding, Sr., started the bank in Smithfield seventy-three years ago. When he died in 1957, his three sons took over the banking operations. Today, First-Citizens does business through 157 branch offices in sixty-four communities in thirty-six counties.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 29 Issue 11, Nov 1971, p132-133, 235, il, por
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11076
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Seby B. Jones is president and chairman of Davidson & Jones, Inc., a general contracting firm based in Raleigh, as well as president or partner in more than a dozen other building or developing ventures. He served two terms on the Raleigh City Council and one term as Raleigh mayor before retiring because of business demands. Jones is featured in this month's WE THE PEOPLE MAGAZINE's North Carolina Businessman in the News.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 29 Issue 11, Nov 1971, p72, 74, 223-224, por
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11085
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Burroughs-Wellcome, a manufacturer of fine pharmaceuticals, was founded in New York state in 1906. However, the company outgrew its location, and in 1969, decided to relocate to North Carolina. The corporate headquarters and research laboratories will be built in the Research Triangle Park near Raleigh and the manufacturing facility in Greenville.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 29 Issue 11, Nov 1971, p152-154, 243, il, por
Record #:
11089
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In 1953, Lester \"Leck\" Helms started Ma Leck Woodcrafts of Wingate as a way to earn a little extra money. What resulted was a booming business that now grosses over $6.5 million a year and employs over five hundred craftsmen in five major plants and a few smaller ones in the Piedmont. His ten original products have grown to over 2,500 items in the area of wooden gifts and decorative accessories.
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11084
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Alcoa's Badin Works, located on the Yadkin River in northeastern Stanly County, is observing its fifty-fifth anniversary. The first pound of aluminum was produced there in 1916, and in 1969, over two hundred million pounds were produced and shipped. The Baden Works was the first, and the only, aluminum smelter in the state. Over eight hundred people work there, with a payroll in 1970 in excess of $7 million.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 29 Issue 11, Nov 1971, p149-150, 251, il, por
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11087
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Ronnie Shavlik, an All-American basketball player at North Carolina State University between 1954 and 1956, is president of the largest contract cleaning company in the state, Carolina Maintenance Company, Inc., of Raleigh. Beginning with one employee in 1957, he now employs 550 workers.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 29 Issue 11, Nov 1971, p164, 244, il, por
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11088
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In 1927, C.V. Sellers of Burlington and his brothers purchased a run-down cotton mill at Saxapahaw, on the Haw River, starting what would become the Sellers Mfg. Company. The mill started in the 1840s and closed in 1923.
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11082
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THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN-TIMES (the CITIZEN being the morning paper, the TIMES the afternoon paper, and the CITIZEN-TIMES the Sunday) is a sizeable industry, employing about 350 people. This article presents information on the paper's growth and development.
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Record #:
11086
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Pneumafil Corporation, founded in Charlotte in 1946, pioneered a new air system for cleaning textile spinning machinery, or in-plant air pollution control. The company develops and manufactures air cleaning, air handling and air treatment equipment and systems.
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Record #:
11090
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The American Bank & Trust Company was chartered in 1930 in Monroe in Union County. This article contains information on the bank from its start during an era of economic doom to the present-day.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 29 Issue 11, Nov 1971, p174, 245, il, por
Record #:
11083
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Southland Associates organized in Durham in 1903 under the name of Durham Reality and Insurance Company and is the city's oldest and largest real estate and insurance firm.
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Record #:
11094
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Snow Lumber Company, organized in 1880 by E. A. Snow and R. F. Dalton, is reportedly the oldest manufacturing concern in High Point. A hallmark of the company is their craftsmanship. The company has two divisions millwork, which manufactures architectural woodwork according to architect's designs and specifications and building materials which supplies the High Point with any type of building supplies.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 29 Issue 11, Nov 1971, p186-187, il, por
Record #:
11095
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M. B. Toler, along with a group of experienced and enterprising young men, founded Southern Elevator in 1949. The company has its headquarters and plant in Greensboro with another office and warehouse in Charlotte. Southern Elevator is the only major manufacturer of commercial elevators in North and South Carolina and builds them to suit specific applications.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 29 Issue 11, Nov 1971, p188-189, il, por