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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Challenging the Chain Stores

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The author talks about the creation of the CMA (Colored Merchants Association) in Winston-Salem, NC, which tried to help the small black independent grocery stores to compete with Chain Stores by using group buying power to match the lower prices the Chain Stores. It worked for a while until the Depression closed many stores.
Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. Vol. 46 Issue No. 2, , p25-26, il