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11598
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The foreign trade zone concept was established in this country in 1934 when Congress passed the enabling legislation. This article presents information on what it is and how it will work. Seaports such as Morehead City and Wilmington are potential locales for foreign trade zone in the state. The first zone is expected to be established at Douglas Airport near Charlotte.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 34 Issue 11, Nov 1976, p35, 239-240, il
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Record #:
11600
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In 1898, Sidney L. Alderman opened one of the first portrait studios in the South in Greensboro. Seeing a new opportunity, he later moved to High Point and opened a studio that served the furniture industry. Today the Alderman Company is the world's largest commercial photography-printing complex.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 34 Issue 11, Nov 1976, p83-85, il, por
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11599
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In 1891, the First National Bank of Hickory was founded. Fourteen businessmen there paid in a capital of $50,000; a charter was granted; and the bank opened for business. This article recounts some of the bank's history.
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11602
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D.R. Allen & Son began in Fayetteville in 1942. The company specializes in residential and commercial construction. Projects have included major hospitals, numerous schools, and water and sewage plants.
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11601
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The West Durham Lumber Company organized in 1923 with six employees and one truck. Today it is a successful corporation with sixty employees and a fleet of trucks.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 34 Issue 11, Nov 1976, p103, 215, il, por
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11610
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Kincaid Furniture Company incorporated in Hudson in 1946. The company specializes in manufacturing solid wood American Traditional bedroom, dining room, and living room furniture. Starting with a workforce of eight, Kincaid now employs over 700 with sales in 1976 in excess of $25 million.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 34 Issue 11, Nov 1976, p112-113, il, por
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11613
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Wachovia Bank & Trust Company was founded in Winston-Salem in 1879. Since then it has been an important source of capital and financial leadership for the state. In 1976, Wachovia had 186 offices in 74 North Carolina cities with a workforce of 5,000 and is the country's third largest bank.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 34 Issue 11, Nov 1976, p127, 234, il, por
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11612
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Fred H. McIntyre, Sr. and several other businessmen founded Mid-State Tile Company in Lexington in the 1950s. Ceramic production began there in 1957. In 1974, a second plant went into production at Mount Gilead. The product line now exceeds 6,000 items.
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11611
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Norman G. Samet founded Samet Construction Company, Inc. in High Point in 1961. Clients include U.S. Industries, Heritage Furniture Company, and Gulton Industries. The company has a reputation for dependability, innovative thinking, and sound business principles.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 34 Issue 11, Nov 1976, p120, 219-220, por
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11614
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Temple Sloan started General Parts, Inc. in Raleigh in 1962. The company stocks and distributes over 60,000 different part numbers necessary to service everything from passenger cars to lawnmowers.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 34 Issue 11, Nov 1976, p135, 209-210, il
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11615
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In 1905, a small savings and loan association was founded in Raleigh. In 1976, the firm is known as Raleigh Savings & Loan Association and is the oldest financial institution in the city.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 34 Issue 11, Nov 1976, p140, 208-209, por
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11619
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Lewis Advertising, Inc. opened for business in Rocky Mount in 1969. The company currently bills $3 million and employs twenty people. There are 6,000 advertising agencies in the nation. Of these less than 10 percent are granted membership in the prestigious National Association of Advertising Agencies. Lewis Advertising is a recipient of that recognition.
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11617
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C. V. York and R. J. Cobb formed a construction company in Greenville in 1904. Their first job was to construct the first six buildings of East Carolina Teachers Training School. York bought out Cobb in 1910 and moved the company to Raleigh, establishing a firm that has been in continuous operation ever since.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 34 Issue 11, Nov 1976, p167-168, 233-234, il
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11618
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Seth Lumber Company opened for business in Lincolnton in 1915. A privately owned business, it used the name of one of its founders, Michael Seth Beam. The company incorporated under new ownership as Seth Lumber Company Inc. in 1945. This article describes the company's progress since then.
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Record #:
11620
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WITN-TV went on the air on September 28, 1955, in Washington. The station is affiliated with the NBC Television Network. This article recounts the development of the station.
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