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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Raymond Rapp, November 17, 2000. Interview K-0253. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Effort to lure small, productive businesses to Mars Hill

Rapp describes another element of Mars Hill's community development plan, which aims to lure a number of smaller companies to the area rather than a single, larger company that might dominate the town's economic life. Rapp hopes to attract businesses that will provide well-paying jobs and see themselves as part of the community.

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Oral History Interview with Raymond Rapp, November 17, 2000. Interview K-0253. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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