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10620
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First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt came to North Carolina to visit Penderlea, a government farm and housing project in Pender County. Mrs. Roosevelt arrived by train in Wilson and was driven to Wallace, accompanied by Senator Bob Reynolds and Governor Clyde Hoey. While at Penderlea, the first lady went on home to home visits, participated in a square dance and had a lunch of typical farm fare. After returning to Wallace, Mrs. Roosevelt gave a speech and spent the night at the home of a Dr. and Mrs. John D. Robinson. *Additional information on this topic can be found in Vol. 38, No. 13, page 4 (\"First Lady's Visit\"~ Letters to the Editor)
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 38 Issue 8, Sept 1970, p17, por
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23429
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Less than one month before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, on November 17, 1941, Eleanor Roosevelt visited East Carolina Teacher's College. She actually arrived by plane in Greenville, South Carolina, and had to drive to Greenville, N.C.. She toured the town, visiting Sheppard Memorial Library and the college campus. Mrs. Roosevelt held a press conference at the home of the college president, ate dinner on campus, and gave a talk, \"A Day at the White House.\" She left for Washington, D.C., immediately following the speech.
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23399
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Less than one month before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, on November 17, 1941, Eleanor Roosevelt visited East Carolina Teacher's College. Due to a mix up, she arrived by train in Wilson, NC, and an entourage of local people had to drive to Wilson to get her and bring her to Greenville, NC. She toured the town, visiting Sheppard Memorial Library and the college campus. Mrs. Roosevelt held a press conference at the home of the college president, ate dinner on campus, and gave a talk, "A Day at the White House." She left for Washington, D.C., immediately following the speech.
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36074
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Reprinted was Clarissa Humphrey’s November 17, 1941 Pieces of Eight article. She described the then current First Lady and author of daily “My Day” newspaper column’s visit. Also reprinted was her article’s accompanied photo of Roosevelt and a local Girl Scouts troop on the Dail House steps. Included was the “My Day” article written by Roosevelt the day after her visit.