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Colonial and State Records
by Cain, Robert J. The basic documents of North Carolina's history from 1662 to 1790 were reproduced in two state-sponsored publications, the Colonial Records of North Carolina and the State Records of North Carolina. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Commission of Indian Affairs
by Williams, Wiley J. The North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs was created by the 1971 General Assembly as a response to requests of concerned Indian citizens. Among the important concerns of the commission were [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Convict Labor
by Mancini, Matthew J. Convict labor and convict leasing, the practice of using convicts for work in the public or private sector, was common throughout the South after the Civil War. Its history in North Carolina was [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Counterfeiting
by Norris, David A. Counterfeiting plagued North Carolina throughout its early history, with criminals making and passing fraudulent coins even before the colony issued its own money. North Carolina distributed its [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Driver's Licenses
by Powell, William S. Driver's licenses became mandatory in North Carolina with the passage of the Uniform Driver's License Act, introduced in the General Assembly in January 1935 by Senator Carroll W. Weathers after a [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Federal Writers' Project
by Hill, Michael. The Federal Writers' Project (FWP), a New Deal program that from 1935 to 1942 hired unemployed newspapermen, librarians, historians, novelists, and poets, was a component of the Works Progress [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fire Departments
by Mazzocchi, Jay, Fulghum, R. Neil. Fire departments in North Carolina cities and towns have advanced from sincere but often ineffective community efforts to highly equipped governmental agencies employing numerous professional [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Foard, Frederick Theophilus, Jr.
by Foard, John Hanby, Jr. Frederick Theophilus Foard, Jr., physician and U.S. Public Health director, was born in the Vale section of Bandy Township, Catawba County, the fourth child of Dr. Frederick Theophilus (1855–1933) [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Goals and Policies Board
by Williams, Wiley J. In 1971 the General Assembly created the Council on State Goals and Policies to work with citizens "to identify the kind of future they want for themselves." In this long-range planning context, the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Historic Preservation
by Lamm, Alan K., Carpenter, Joanne G. During the 1930s North Carolina received federal money for historic preservation through the Works Progress Administration, part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal. Federal funds permitted [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)

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