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for Carolina Country Vol. 17 Issue 10, Oct 1985
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The North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh has a new exhibit showcasing ninety varied items, either made or used by North Carolinians from the 17th century to 1985. Among the items in the exhibit are silver spice casters owned by the first chief justice of North Carolina’s Supreme Court, porcelain chamber pots used by state legislators, and Governor Elias Carr’s pajamas.
North Carolina State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine offers several attractions for visitors. The school’s lobby features an aquarium and displays several reconstructed animal skeletons, including a giraffe, tiger, horse, lion, and black bear. The veterinary school also offers tours of the animal clinic, anatomy lab, and veterinary facilities.
North Carolina’s congressional delegation, which rarely votes unanimously on any issue, has split solidly with the Reagan White House on the matter of limiting textile imports. This article discusses the textile industry, foreign trade, and tax reform in North Carolina.