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The Jefferson Inn is the only hotel in Southern Pines. The inn’s structure was first built in the late nineteenth century, and after falling into disrepair during the twentieth century, opened as the Inn in 2007.
In 1965, Duke University piloted the first physician assistant (PA) program as a way to integrate military personnel with medical knowledge into a civilian job. Since then, PA programs have spread throughout the world and over 100,000 assistants have been certified in the U.S. This program also introduced a collaborative method to approaching medicine and expanded aid to underserved communities.
The Cone brothers built four textile mills in Guilford County around the turn of the 20th century--White Oak Cotton Mill, Proximity Cotton Mill, Revolution Cotton Mill, and Proximity Print Works. Cooke interviews Lillie Mae Crum, now 91, about her experiences working in the White Oak plant for 45 years from 1941 to 1986.