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for The State Vol. 26 Issue 14, Nov 1958
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Having no relatives, poor African American Fayetteville native wills all his belongings to his rich white friend living in New York. I return, millionaire Williamson Fuller honors his friend by starting the James McAllister Christmas Fund with the inheritance and other charitable donations. The fund is used to financially help African American families at Christmas time.
The rejuvenated Gaston Technical Institute may be a model for many others of its kind. GTI was formed due to the lack of technical training opportunities in NC, especially for engineering technicians. Moved from Morehead City to Gastonia, GTI bought and renovated the old dormitories for the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company.
The late Chief Justice Walter Clarke gives a detailed description of the part North Carolina’s troops played in the battle of Gettysburg. This article is the final part of a piece published in The North Carolina Booklet.
The local private hospital in Hamlet proves that a hospital can be run in the black without government or charitable assistance. The James family has not only maintained this regionally vital hospital without the benefit from taxes of subsidies, but has actually expanded operations.