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for The State Vol. 23 Issue 20, Feb 1956
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The traditions of the modern South began in the fields of cotton and tobacco. The backbone of industry in the state traces back to literate and articulate farm boys such as Colonel L.L. Polk and Benjamin Kilgore. Changes have taken place over decades, and none mirror the change better than the magazine, The Progressive Farmer, started by Colonel Polk in 1886.
Blanketing of the population of the United States is made possible by three of the country's largest blanket manufacturers, all in North Carolina - Beacon Manufacturing Co., of Swannanoa, Chatham Manufacturing Co., of Elkin, Leaksville and Charlotte, and Fieldcrest Mills, Inc. of Spray and Draper.
A portrait of the Germanic customs and their settlements in the Piedmont is revealed in translated letters written in 1789 at Abbots Creek by the Rev. Mr. Roschen to his teacher in Bremen. The correspondence was originally published in the \"Historical Review\" in 1930.