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Jackson County relied predominantly on agriculture and before the war on tourism. However, there were three predominate industries during the war era important to the county. Mead Corporation produced tannic acid extract and paperboard from the local chestnut forests. Armour Leather Company tanned leather for belting and shoe soles. Lastly, Blackwood Lumber Company built a mill at East LaPorte and a railroad called Tuckaseigee and Southeastern Railway to ship both raw timber and sawn logs to and from the mill.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 11 Issue 5, July 1943, p16-21, por
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14792
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A Jacksonville native received great fanfare not only for his stature in the local community but his physical stature as well. He was a successful man; publisher of the Jacksonville News and Views, an active member in Kiwanis Club, Mason, and Elk Lodge, and legislator for Onslow County. All of these accomplishments noteworthy, but he received greater publicity for being only 41 inches tall.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 11 Issue 5, July 1943, p1-2, 22, por
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14793
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Mr. Carver, a native of Minnesota, described his experiences and impressions of the South while stationed at Fort Bragg. His observations and comments concerned Southern hospitality, African Americans, and Southern vernacular. Certain food items were also unfamiliar to him, like rice and \"chitterlings.\"
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 11 Issue 5, July 1943, p9
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19081
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In his article Lawrence presents information on the beginning of the organization, some of the distinguished men who have served as its officers, and an appreciation of the work which they have accomplished. The doctors represent the oldest organized profession in the state. There is some dispute as to whether it organized in 1799 or 1800, but it is well documented that Richard Fenner was the first president.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 11 Issue 5, July 1943, p3, 14
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19096
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The Wachovia Museum in Salem houses many interesting relics from the bygone days of the Moravians. Many of them are historically significant, including a spinet played by a little girl for George Washington's 1791 Salem visit, a shaving set used by the first Moravian missionary to Greenland, a printing press used by Cornwallis and later by John Christian Blum, a handsome sign that potter Gottfried Aust hung over his 1772 shop in 1772, and many other interesting items.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 11 Issue 5, July 1943, p5, 22, il
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