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World War II (1941-1945)
Adams, Kate
by Boyd, Sandra O. Today, women can pilot commercial airliners and military planes, but not too long ago, they could not get such jobs. After the Wright brothers flew the first airplane, both men and women learned to [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
American Indians in WWII
by La Vere, David. North Carolina’s American Indians in World War II by Dr. David La Vere/Our State Books Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 2005. Tar Heel Junior Historian [...] (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.)
Andrews Geyser
by Joyner, Whitmel M. Andrews Geyser, a massive artificial fountain located near the town of Old Fort in McDowell County, was created as a dramatic tourist attraction during the early years of the Western North Carolina [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Architecture- Part 4: Twentieth-Century Innovations and the Rise of the Architectural Profession
by Bishir, Catherine W. Architecture by Catherine W. Bishir, 2006 See also: Barns; Biltmore House; Christ Episcopal Church; College of Design; Cupola House; Independence Building; State Capitol; Architecture [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Architecture- Part 5: North Carolina Architecture after World War II
by Bishir, Catherine W. Architecture by Catherine W. Bishir, 2006 See also: Barns; Biltmore House; Christ Episcopal Church; College of Design; Cupola House; Independence Building; State Capitol; Architecture [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Asheville, USS
by Holland, Ron, Ashe, Walter. The city of Asheville had four naval warships named in its honor during the twentieth century. The USS Asheville (PG-21) was the first warship built at the Charleston Naval Shipyard in Charleston, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Auto Racing
by Mazzocchi, Jay, Williams, Wiley J. Auto racing in North Carolina has grown from occasional competitions among speed-hungry moonshiners during the 1930s to a billion-dollar industry operating under the sponsorship of major corporations [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Babies Hospital
by Hill, Michael. Babies Hospital by Michael Hill, 2006 The Babies Hospital was a seaside pediatric institution that operated in New Hanover County from 1920 until 1978. Medical professionals had long [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Baldwin, Alice Mary
by Russell, Mattie U. Alice Mary Baldwin, educator, was born in Lewiston, Me., where her father was head of the Latin School. She was the eldest of the five children of the Reverend Fritz Walter and Sarah Bingham Lyman [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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