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Record #:
17908
Abstract:
Winston-Salem was a small but growing city of 143,000 in 1966. Many worked in the city's tobacco and textile industry but remained below the poverty line due to the low wage and seasonal nature of the jobs. To curb crime and promote economic development of its citizens, Winston-Salem organized the Office of Economic Opportunity with its main branch protect \"Experiment in Self-Reliance;\" both served as models for the state.
Source:
Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 33 Issue 3, Nov 1966, p9-14