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10987
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Bessie B. Ballentine, who is retiring at the end of 1970, has been the Executive Secretary of the North Carolina Automobile Dealers Association since its founding in 1935. At that time she was the only employee; today the association has a staff of twenty. Starting with 160 members, the association's membership currently approaches 1,000. It is known as one of the most successful and effective trade organizations in the state, with much of the credit going to Mrs. Ballentine.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 28 Issue 7, July 1970, p74, 119-121, il, por
Record #:
10988
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Malcolm McLean of Robeson County founded the McLean Trucking Company. In 1956, he created containerized shipping, an approach that revolutionized the world of shipping. His idea was to build a tractor-trailer truck in which the trailer part could be lifted onto a ship or onto railroad cars, without anyone touching the contents, and transported to a particular destination, where it was loaded back onto a truck and delivered to the customers. In 1969, the company, Sea-Land Service, Inc., merged with another North Carolina company, RJ Reynolds.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 28 Issue 7, July 1970, p77-78, 119, il, por
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10990
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In 1933, C. Grier Beam bought a second-hand truck and began hauling produce and fruit from Florida. In 1937, he purchased Mauney Transfer, merged it with his company, and Carolina Freight Carriers was born. Today the company has grown from one truck to more than 3,000 pieces of equipment and is among the largest trucking firms in the country. Predictions for gross revenues in 1970 are around $60 million.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 28 Issue 7, July 1970, p81, 115-116, il, por
Record #:
10986
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When We the People of North Carolina magazine interviewed Lauch Faircloth, Chairman of the State Highway Commission, in July 1969, he had been in office less than six months. In this interview, Faircloth discusses current policies, accomplishments, and plans for the future.
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Record #:
10989
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The Thompson-Arthur Paving Company of Greensboro incorporated in 1951. Today it is one of the state's major paving companies. The company's largest project, and one of the largest ever done by one of the state's paving contractors, was paving Interstate 85 from Durham to High Point during the 1950s and early 1960s. The project covered some eighty miles.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 28 Issue 7, July 1970, p79-80, 123-124, il, por
Record #:
10985
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The Bryan brothers, Sampson County natives, are highly successful businessmen in eastern North Carolina. William (Jacksonville) is in banking; Raymond (Goldsboro) construction; Robert (Goldsboro) oil jobberships; Norwood (Fayetteville) automobile dealership; and Bryon (Mount Olive) lumber and wood products.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 28 Issue 7, July 1970, p11-12, 14, 102-103, por
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Record #:
10991
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Carolina Tractor and Equipment Company, headquartered in Salisbury, is the dealer of Caterpillar earth moving equipment for western North Carolina. Formed in December 1926, the firm is one of the oldest Caterpillar dealerships in the nation.
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