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12002
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North Carolina is thought of more as an agricultural state then one involved in the automobile industry. However, in 1979 there were 137 plants employing about 25,000 people who produced such products as tires, tubes, car batteries, truck and bus bodies, and a large range of parts and components.
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12004
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William Stevenson began working for the North Carolina Industrial Commission in 1948. He was appointed to the commission by Governor Scott in 1970, and Governor Hunt named him commission chairman in 1977. Stevenson discusses the Byssinosis controversy and the commission's involvement in adjudicating workers' claims.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 38 Issue 11, Nov 1980, p44, 46, 170, por
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12001
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Governor James Hunt appointed D.M. Faircloth Secretary of Commerce in 1977. In this We the People of North Carolina interview Faircloth assesses North Carolina's industrial progress and problems.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 38 Issue 11, Nov 1980, p26-27, 166-167, por
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12003
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Byssinosis, commonly called brown lung, is a disease that affects textile workers exposed to cotton dust. This article provides an objective overview of their medical, legal, and economic aspects of the Byssinosis controversy.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 38 Issue 11, Nov 1980, p38, 40, 42, 168-170, il
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12010
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In the 1940s Ervin E. Lampert operated the R. W. Norman Company, a successful 50-year-old retail furniture business with stores in Salisbury and Lumberton. However, he recognized the store needed something else to go with the furniture and those items were draperies and bedspreads. This article describes how the store, now called Norman's of Salisbury, became a full-fledged home furnishings establishment known nationwide.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 38 Issue 11, Nov 1980, p92, 173-174, por
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12005
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The foreign trade zone concept was established in this country in 1934 when Congress passed the enabling legislation. \"Foreign-trade zones are enclosed areas under U.S. Customs supervision where goods imported from foreign countries may be brought without the usual, immediate, formal Customs entry.\"On April 28, 1980, Charlotte Foreign-Trade Zone 57 became the country's 57thand North Carolina's first foreign-trade zone (FTZ).
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 38 Issue 11, Nov 1980, p48, 50, 170-171, por
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Record #:
12007
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In 1880 John Q. Gant formed a partnership to build Glen Raven Mills, Inc., a cotton mill located on the Haw River near Burlington. Through the years the company created many products, but its most famous was a stocking garment developed in the 1950s and known worldwide as pantyhose.
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12011
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Walter J. Klein, Ltd., a filmmaking company in Charlotte, makes productions for corporations, including ARCO, Chevron, Toyota, VISA, and others. Fees average $92 thousand per film, and the company maintains a free loan library. The company has won more major film festival awards than any other producer in the Southeast.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 38 Issue 11, Nov 1980, p102-103, 176, il
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12012
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Carolina Mills, founded in Maiden in 1928, owns nine textile mills employing 1,500 people within thirty miles of its home office. The plants produce a diversified range of yarns for the knitting and weaving industry. Annual sales of total operations now exceed $100 million.
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12008
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In 1978 one of the largest and the newest Miller Brewing Company facility began operations in Eden in Rockingham County. The $375 million facility sits on a 1,600-acre site and employs around 1,600 people. About ten million barrels of beer are produced there annually. A barrel is equal to thirty-one gallons.
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12013
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C. Grier Beam began in the trucking business in 1933. Today his company, Carolina Freight Carriers Corporation ranks twelfth in the nation among the country's common carriers and serves twenty-two states and the District of Columbia.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 38 Issue 11, Nov 1980, p112-113, il, por
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12009
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Curtis E. Long founded the Long, Haymes & Carr of Winston-Salem in 1949. It is now one of the leading advertising agencies in the Southeast and employs a staff of fifty-five.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 38 Issue 11, Nov 1980, p90-91, il, por
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12006
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Five economic experts from the state, from banking, and from academia assess the effects of recession on the North Carolina economy.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 38 Issue 11, Nov 1980, p56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 171-173, por
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12016
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Gaston County Dyeing Machine Company, a family-owned business located in Stanley, began operations in 1921. The company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of textile wet processing equipment which is marketed in more than eighty countries. Gaston County operates three plants and employs over 500 people.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 38 Issue 11, Nov 1980, p120-121, 178, por
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12015
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The Hickory Chair Company, formerly the Surry Chair Company, relocated to Hickory in 1911. The company's creations include a broad selection of traditional chairs, upholstery, tables, case furniture, and accent pieces with special emphasis on 18th-century designs. One of Hickory Chair's most significant marketing decisions was the introduction of the 'James River Collection' in 1961.
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