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Eastern Carolina Chamber of Commerce (Kinston, N.C.)
69 Progressive and Prosperous Towns of Eastern North Carolina. "Where Life Is Really Worth While" Invite You. A Wonderful Collection from Which to Make a Choice. Why Worry Where You Are When You Can Come to Eastern North Carolina and Be Happy?
Kinston: Eastern Carolina Chamber of Commerce, [1925?].

Summary

The Eastern Carolina Chamber of Commerce, an organization that included forty-six North Carolina counties, published this "Encyclopedia" circa 1924 to encourage individuals and businesses to settle in the region. This publication includes information on the following North Carolina counties: Bertie, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Halifax, Johnston, Jones, Lenior, Nash, Pender, Pitt, Sampson, and Wayne. Arranged alphabetically by county, the pamphlet provides details on each county's agricultural production, churches, population, roads, schools, and weather. Articles on fruit and pecan cultivation, and dairy and hog farming are interspersed in the booklet.

Monique Prince

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