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for The State Vol. 13 Issue 2, June 1945
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For 28 years, a large part of the population of Surry County has been greeted upon arriving in this world by Martha Dobson, a midwife who has traveled around the mountain county to deliver babies.
Descendant of one of eastern Carolina's most illustrious families, Henry R. Bryan himself played a prominent part in the years following the War Between the States.
North Carolina, along with Texas and California, leads all other states in the nation in supplying baseball players to the major and minor leagues.
The writer describes the Waldensian Baking Company located in Valdese in Burke County. John P. Rostan and Phillip Ghigo started the company in 1915, with Ghigo doing the baking and Rostan handling the merchandizing. It is a remarkable story of success attained through plenty of hard work and a determination to succeed regardless of obstacles.
Lawrence provides a list of some of our well-known Senators and Representatives in Congress during the years before the Civil War. Among them are John Branch of Halifax, William A. Graham of Orange, and Thomas Blount of Edgecombe. This list is not inclusive but only illustrative.