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13704
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North Carolina's largest independent educational fund has helped put 550 young Tar Heels through college. Set up in June 1925, by Mrs. Bertha S. Sternberger, the fund was started with a $100,000 donation of United States bonds.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 28, Dec 1952, p5, 12, por
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13703
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Monazite mining is on the rise in Rutherford County. A New Jersey based company will initiate mining efforts in the Golden Valley. Historically used in the manufacturing of mantels for incandescent lamps, Monazite is now valued for thorium deposits, a metal required for manufacturing atomic bombs.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 28, Dec 1952, p19
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13700
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Final orders from Appomattox were carried by courier, Henry London, from Chatham County. The implications of this historic event and the last charge and retreat of the Northern Virginia Army of Northern Virginia are covered.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 28, Dec 1952, p3-4, 18, por
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13702
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North Carolina is home to the highest mine in eastern North America. The Yancey Mica Mining Company owns a mine in the Black Mountains, located 5,000 feet in altitude. Discovered in 1874 by the Silver Brothers, this mine was once known as the Cattail Mine.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 28, Dec 1952, p16-17, il
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13705
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Before buses carried children to school, a horse drawn wagon sufficed. Included in the article is a photograph of the 1910 \"school bus.\"
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 28, Dec 1952, p6, il
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13701
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Not all North Carolinians are aware of the alligator presence in the state. Noble discusses alligator hunting and the quest to remove these reptiles from state waters.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 28, Dec 1952, p5, 18, il, map
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