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38061
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Working apace during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to bring electrical power to North Carolina were linesmen. As the author illuminated, their job was dangerous and goal formidable. Despite President Roosevelt’s creation of the Rural Electrification Authority in the 1930s, three decades passed before almost every residence was electrified.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 6, November 2014, p38-40, 42, 44, 46-47 Periodical Website
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38060
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Contributing to the history of horse racing and many race horses’ lineages is a champion whose resting place is debated as Goochland County, Virginia, or Northampton County, North Carolina. During his lifetime, Sir Archie, measured at sixteen hands, was such a champion that competitors eventually refused to race their horses with him. His superior racing abilities were passed down in equestrian champions like Lexington, Man O’War, and Seabiscuit.
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38064
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A major source of materials goods for the Confederacy and its troops, Fort Fisher’s attack challenged General Braxton Bragg’s boast of its impenetrability and the South’s victory. The Union armada of 64 ships such as the Colorado, Powhatan, and Wabash assures the defeat, despite the efforts of military leaders such as Fort Fisher’s commander, Colonel William Lamb.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 6, November 2014, p201-202, 204, 206, 208, 201, 212 Periodical Website
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38063
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Bringing musical ingenuity to world famous guitarists is a man from Siler City who aspired to reach their heights of fame. How Terry McInturff reached fame through guitars, albeit by building them, is offering this skill to renowned strummers like Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page. How his success can also be measured: orders always pre-sold; guitars built exceeding 3600; prices starting at $6000.00; wood from places like East Indies part of his six stringed products.
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