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for Popular Government Vol. 4 Issue 10, Sept 1937
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The Department of Weights and Measures is part of The State Department of Agriculture and in 1937 was responsible for approving weighing devices and monitoring for any fraudulent activity. At that time, the department consisted of a superintendent, two state inspectors, and a series of local departments across the state.
Guilford County is the largest and in 1937 boasted being one of the most prominent in the state. Credentials Guilford County residents could be proud of included: having two thriving economic centers in Greensboro and High Point, having the most people employed in business and industry, and an extensive education system with two institutions of higher learning (The Woman's College of the University and the Agricultural and Technical College for Negroes).
Mr. Taylor, lead toxicologist at Duke Hospital, reviewed five cases solved with the use of toxicological evidence. Cases involved were gathered from the toxicological laboratory of the Chief Medical Examiner in New York City, where the author spent several months studying and working.