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13876
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Sharpe discusses the pioneering of free enterprise in Alamance County. Examining the history, geography, wartime activities, industry, religion, and school systems in Alamance, this article offers facts regarding one of North Carolina's most prosperous localities.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 50, May 1953, p1-2, 22, il
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14099
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In industry, agriculture, and in many other respects, the Alamance area of North Carolina has shown tremendous progress and advancement in recent years.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 17 Issue 4, June 1949, p19-21, 23-28, f
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22785
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The community of Snow Camp, located in Alamance County, is known for its Quaker heritage. Beginning in the mid-1700s, Quaker residents established a variety of businesses, including theaters, mills, and stores. These businesses, as well as the Quaker culture, left their mark on this small community, providing an interesting local history.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 47 Issue 3, March 2015, p32-33, il
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24548
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The author provides the history of one family’s migration from their home in Hawfields, Alamance County, to Arkansas in 1852. John Mebane Allen kept detailed notes on his family’s migration, providing historians with a window into the past in the mid-1800s.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 43 Issue 12, May 1976, p22-23, por, map
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35818
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The courtyard was part of what started as Brown’s Chapel, the elegy not alluding to the Thomas Gray’s Romantic poem. This elegy was remembrance of those in the graveyard for what became the schoolhouse. Stories shared by longtime residents with the author made evident the effort to keep the memories of ancestors and the church alive.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 1, Feb 1980, p15-16
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41050
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W. Kerr Scott, building upon his family’s tradition of public service in Alamance County, initiated progress throughout his home state and in the world, some of which generated controversy. As governor and senator, his accomplishments included 150,000 new electric connections for rural areas and advocating for a world food bank. His appointments of the first woman to the Superior Court and black man to the State Board of Education reflected ideals considered radical by some political rivals.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 87 Issue 7, December 2019, p182-184, 186, 188 Periodical Website