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for The State Vol. 5 Issue 34, Jan 1938
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Eastern North Carolina farmers entered into a cooperative business plan in 1936. Farmers from five counties - Carteret, Craven, Jones, Onslow, and Pamlico - organized the Federate Cooperative Exchange, Inc. The cooperative operated out of New Bern where cannery, meat curing, and processing plants were opened.
Mars Hill Junior College, founded in 1856 in Madison County, twenty miles from Asheville, is one of the South's best junior colleges. Campbell recounts the history of the school, paying special attention to the period from 1897 to the present, which covers the administration of Dr. R. L. Moore and his wife Mrs. Edna Corpening Moore.
Hickory, located in Catawba County, is featured in THE STATE's series on North Carolina cities. It is a city of commerce, industry, and opportunity. About eighty diversified manufacturing concerns operate in this city of 16,000. Topics discussed include the school system, social activities, Lenoir-Rhyne College, and the Worth Elliott-Carnegie Library.
The Vance House in Buncombe County was built over 150 years ago by Governor Zebulon Baird Vance's grandfather, Colonel David Vance. It was one of the first houses built in that section and it is still standing. Three generations of the Vance family made their home there.