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15391
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The Moravians took the lead in the first celebration of the Fourth of July, and it was a day of genuine thanksgiving for them. The Gemein House (Congregation House) in Salem, erected in 1770, was the location of the first Fourth of July Celebration in North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 4 Issue 3, June 1936, p1, 33, il
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15393
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Thomasville, located in the uphill and down-dale of northern Davidson County of the thriving Piedmont Section, is recognized as one of the leading industrial cities in the State. The city is known throughout the nation as the Chair Town by reason of the furniture manufacturing chief among its industries. But its hosiery mills have also won wide markets along with cotton yarn, cloth, and bedding.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 4 Issue 3, June 1936, p13-19, 21-23, f
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15392
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Yates provides a list of some of the home remedies which are still being used religiously by hundreds of people in various parts of North Carolina, and other states as well. Some of these remedies include: mare's milk for whooping cough, wear a dime around the neck to prevent painful teething, and Indian flints are good for persons suffering from kidney trouble provided they are boiled in water and the water is drunk regularly.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 4 Issue 3, June 1936, p3, f
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16622
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In this continuing series on North Carolina's Governors, Abernethy recounts the career of Cameron Morrison, who was a successful politician, public servant, lawyer and farmer. He was elected Governor in 1920 and among his accomplishments were prison reform, the good roads program, and the adoption of the county-wide school plan. He later filled out the unexpired term of U.S. Senator Lee Overman, but was defeated in Democratic primary in 1932 in a bid for a full term.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 4 Issue 3, June 1936, p6
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16623
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Gaines describes a 1910 trip led by Dr. Stuart McGuire, a Richmond, Virginia physician, from Richmond to Raleigh and back. Fourteen cars, traveling at fifteen miles an hour, made the 409 mile drive in four days. This was accomplished in a time when there were no road signs, no reliable road maps, no paved roads, no service stations, and no McDonald's or Hardee's.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 4 Issue 3, June 1936, p7, 30, 33, il
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16621
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Iden describes the scenic beauty a traveler will experience by a trip to Linville Falls.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 4 Issue 3, June 1936, p5, 32, il
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