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8580
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In the 19th-century, many homemakers across North Carolina made their own soap called lye soap used primarily for washing clothes and general household scrubbing. Sargent discusses the basics for making lye soap, including the materials--fat, borax, lye, and water; the equipment--enamel, iron, or earthenware containers; the recipe; and the directions.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 7 Issue 3, Mar 1975, p12-13, il Periodical Website
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9572
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Before commercialized soap, people made do with homemade lye soap. Williams describes the necessary ingredients and the soap making process.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 51 Issue 10, Oct 1984, p20-21, il
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24103
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The Gypsy Bee Natural Soap Company, owned and operated by Sherrye Perry, produces soap made from all natural products that include honey produced on her property. The owner donates much of her proceeds to breast cancer research and other non-profit organizations.
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Administration of Justice Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7908 .A15 U6), Vol. 9 Issue 8, August 2012, p14-15, il
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31722
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How two brother from Caswell County turned Fels-Naptha soap into a philanthropic empire. After dropping out of school, Joseph and Samuel Fels slowly amassed a fortune producing laundry and toilet soap. Joseph funded employment programs through the 1890’s depression; and when Samuel pasted in 1950, he left all his holdings in the company to the Samuel S. Fels Fund to fund scientific investigation.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 3, Aug 1991, p14, il
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39425
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The Story of Making Soap and Candles is written by Janice Cole Hopkins, an artist in Bertie County and author of 10 inspirational novels.
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