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for The State Vol. 14 Issue 3, June 1946
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Greenfield Park was located in Wilmington and, according to the author, proved one of the most scenic locales in the state. It began as an amusement park in 1918 before being bought by the city in an unspecified year. The city opened the park to attract tourists with areas scenic pathways, fishing spots, and segregated swimming beaches.
Jane Pratt, a native of Anson County, was North Carolina's first woman to be elected to the United States House of Representatives. She represented the Eighth Congressional District. She was hired as Congressman Robert L. Doughton's secretary in 1924 and served his two successors in the same capacity. When Congressman William O. Burgin died, she was elected to fill the vacancy.