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A. C. Monk and Company
by McArver, Charles H. A. C. Monk and Company was founded in Farmville in 1907 by Albert Coy Monk. Initially, Monk and one assistant bought tobacco and shipped it in hogsheads from the Farmville railroad station. After [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Agriculture in North Carolina during the Great Depression
by Bishop, RoAnn. Agriculture in North Carolina during the Great Depression Originally published as "Difficult Days on Tar Heel Farms" by RoAnn Bishop Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
American Tobacco Company
by Carter, Robert W., Jr. American Tobacco Company by Robert W. Carter Jr., 2006 See also: W. Duke, Sons and Company; Tobacco, Brown and Williamson Tobacco Company; Bull Durham Tobacco; R. J. Reynolds Tobacco [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blackwell, William Thomas
by Noblin, Stuart. William Thomas Blackwell, tobacco manufacturer and civic leader, was born near Woodsdale in northern Person County. His father was James Lipscomb Blackwell, his mother Eleanor Fox Buchanan. W. T., or [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blue Mold
by Yeargin, W. W. Blue mold, a fungal disease, decreases or destroys tobacco quality. Initially it was diagnosed in 1921 in tobacco plant beds in Georgia, and by 1931 it had found its way southward to Florida and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company
by Bair, Anna Withers. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company by Anna Withers Bair, 2006 See also: Tobacco, American Tobacco Company; Bull Durham Tobacco; R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; W. Duke Sons and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brown, George Thomas
by Bair, Anna Withers. George Thomas Brown, tobacco manufacturer, was born in Mocksville, the son of Rufus D. and Sarah Gibbs Brown. Rufus Brown and his brother, Dr. William Brown, had a small tobacco factory in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carter, Francis Graves
by Carter, Elizabeth H. After graduation from high school, Carter worked in his father's stores; this experience in selling Reynolds tobacco products, coming in contact with the salesmen for the company, first kindled his [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cobb, John Blackwell
by Powell, William S. John Blackwell Cobb, tobacconist and capitalist, was born in Caswell County, the son of Henry Wellington and Mary Howard Cobb. He was educated in private schools in his native county, and at the age [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cooper, David Young
by Blackburn, George T., II. David Young Cooper, tobacconist, industrialist, and financier, the son of Alexander Cooper and Harriet J. Young, was born in Granville County. His grandfather, James Cooper of Glasgow, Scotland, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dalton, John Thomas
by Roberts, B. W. C. John Thomas Dalton, inventor, was born on a farm near Franklin Junction (now Gretna) in Pittsylvania County, Va. At a very early age he demonstrated an interest in mechanical devices, such as a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Darr, Edward Austin
by Sartin, Deborah Darr. Edward Austin Darr, tobacco official, was born in Baltimore, Md., the son of William H. and Mary Coffman Darr. He was educated in the Baltimore public schools and the McDonogh School for Boys; by [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Deertongue
by Bullard, A. J. Deertongue, also called dog-tongue and vanilla plant (Trilisa odoratissima), is native to the U.S. coastal region from North Carolina to Florida. It is characterized by basal clusters of dog- or [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Exports
by Wait, Douglas A. North Carolina has produced and transported commercial exports since its establishment as an English colony. The primary exports from the colony were products of the forest. By the 1720s naval [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fuller, Williamson Whitehead
by Webb, Mena F. Fuller, Williamson Whitehead by Mena F. Webb, 1986 28 Aug. 1858–23 Aug. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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