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13139
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North Carolina is the leading industrial state of the southeast with both the number of industrial worker and in industrial production. From the beginning, North Carolinians have adapted new ideas to the needs of the state with such endeavors as railway promotion and the home-grown industry in tobacco, textiles, and furniture.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 16, Dec 1955, p10-14, f
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13143
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Over 300 minerals have been identified in North Carolina. The state leads the nation in production of mica, feldspar, pyrophyllite, china clay, and spodumene. North Carolina also produces tungsten, talc, quart, olivine, limestone, shale, copper, and clay. The stone, sand, and gravel industries are the most important in terms of revenue, as well as the production of granite and marble for building and ornamental purposes.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 16, Dec 1955, p29, f
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13142
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Despite the fact that the farming population is declining, North Carolina still ranks second to Texas in the number of farms, and fourth in income from crops. Farms in the state have tobacco, dairy cows, sweet potatoes, poultry, peanuts, and apples to name but a few. The value of North Carolina's farm property has increased, as well as the position of farmers and crop yields.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 16, Dec 1955, p23, 25, 27-28, f
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13141
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There are many examples in North Carolina of nontraditional industries. The best example is North Carolina's rapid rise as a producer electronic equipment. Also, North Carolina's branch of the Associated General Contractors of America is the largest of its kind in the United States. North Carolina is a leader in railroads and motor carriers as well.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 16, Dec 1955, p19-21, f
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13140
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The unique climatic position of North Carolina provides for an immense forest that blankets nearly 19 million acres. In 1952 along some $64 million worth of timber was cut from that forest, ranking North Carolina consistently among the top six lumbering states in the nation.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 16, Dec 1955, p15-16, f
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Record #:
15664
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The entire contents of this edition of The State magazine are devoted to telling the story if North Carolina's achievements and its prospects for the future. Each section begins with \"What's Right About...?\" followed by the subject, including industry, lumbering, agriculture, minerals, power, education, highways, medical care, government, and the people.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 16, Dec 1955, p6-108, il
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