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13074
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North Carolina native, George Guess (Gist), popularly known as Sequoyah, is famous for inventing the Cherokee alphabet. Carrying the written language to Mexico during the mid-1800s, Sequoyah taught fellow Cherokees using one language set. Compiled through years of study and a compiling a syllabary of 85 characters, Sequoyah disseminated Cherokee knowledge Cherokee in schools and newspapers in the Oklahoma Territory.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 20, Feb 1957, p13-14, il
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13075
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Burlington Industries, a major participant in the textile industry since 1923, is a producer of cotton shirts, tweedy woolens, decorative fabrics, and men's socks, is based in Greensboro. An international, half-billion-dollar company, Burlington gives back to the state, offering employment and bolstering North Carolina's number one business.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 20, Feb 1957, p16, por
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Western Electric, manufacturers of civilian telephones, opened their third plant in North Carolina. Located in Winston-Salem, Burlington, and Greensboro, Western Electric employs 11,800 North Carolinians. The first electronic plant in the state, Western Electric procures materials and services locally, adding $9.2 million to the state economy in 1956.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 20, Feb 1957, p10-12, 14, il
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13076
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Estimated to cost upwards of $1.25 million dollars, two new bridges, and a causeway leading to Harbor Island and Wrightsville Beach, is expected to reduce traffic by 50%. McMeekin Construction Company, Atkinson Dredging, and the Wilson Construction Company, will complete the new project.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 20, Feb 1957, p39-40, il
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