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5 results for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 36 Issue 3, July 1959
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20813
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Journalist Eugene Clyde Brooks, one of the architects of the mid 20th century school system in North Carolina, was an active force for educational progress in the state for more than three decades. This article details the development and evolution of his career, as well as the establishment of the North Carolina Journal of Education. Information on educational initiatives and legislation proposed or passed during this period is included.
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20812
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This article looks at the efforts of agricultural journals in the state to urge agricultural reform and promote the cause of the betterment of North Carolina agriculture. Specifically interested in journals published between 1838 and 1861, information on the \"Farmer's Advocate,\" \"North Carolina Farmer,\" \"Farmer's Journal,\" \"Arator,\" \"Carolina Cultivator,\" \"North Carolina Planter,\" and the \"Edgecombe Farm Journal\" and their editors are provided.
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20814
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This history of furniture making in High Point tracks the development of the industry in this area, the furniture center of the South. Four factors are identified as key to High Point's success and expounded upon by the author: its proximity to then undepleted stands of excellent heartwoods, its favorable climate, excellent water power, and that it had plentiful, cheap, and dependable labor from surrounding rural areas.
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20816
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This article is a reprint of journal entries written by postmaster surveyor Ebenezer Hazard while on orders to regulate the Continental postal route between Philadelphia and Savannah. Published as a two volume manuscript entitled \"The Journal of Ebenezer Hazard,\" the excerpts included here were written during a preliminary trip to Edenton and back between May 15 and July 8, 1777 and a complete round trip to Savannah between October 8, 1777 and March 5, 1778.
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20815
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This article provides a history of the North Carolina Records Management Program starting from its establishment via a public records law in 1935. A detail of current holdings and purview is provided by the author, who was the supervisor of the Records Center of the State Department of Archives and History.
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