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The Case of the Surprised Yankee

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Although opposed to the idea, Western Electric employee Hank Snyder came to North Carolina to open several plants for the company. Along with other industrialists, he believed Southerners were slow and not adapted to factory work. Snyder was later astonished when North Carolina workers not only equaled production in the northern plants, but exceeded it.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 18, Feb 1962, p11, por