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Size: 3" x 5"
Copyrighted: 1915
Lithographer: Unidentified

Peanuts; Making Tar; Gathering Pine Sap For Turpentine
Area: 52,426 sq. mi
Population: 2,206,287
Scenes: Peanuts; Making Tar; Gathering Pine Sap For Turpentine

Reverse - Text

North Carolina, one of the thirteen original States, is bounded by Virginia, Atlantic Ocean, South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee; gross area, 52,426 sq. miles; land area, 48,740 sq. miles; water area, 3,686 sq. miles; capital, Raleigh. Arbuckles' Coffee will earn lovely gifts for you.
     The surface is mountainous in the western portion of the State, while the eastern and larger portion of the State is an undulating country descending toward the low and sandy coast. The coast line has a length of 400 miles, and consists of a range of low islands and sand bars.
     The principal farm crops are peanuts, rice, cotton, tobacco, corn, wheat, oats, rye, buckwheat, potatoes and hay.
     The principal mineral productions are coal, gold, silver, sheet mica, scrap mica, mineral water, talc and soapstone, granite, sandstone and clay products. Other important mineral resources are phosphate rock, alum, sapphires, amethysts, emeralds, garnets and tourmalines.
     The chief manufactures include cotton goods, fertilizers, flour, furniture, leather, lumber, oil, tar and tobacco.
     The climate of the State is varied. In the low country it is warm and moist; on the mountains, cool and dry. Frosts are light and seldom occur before November.
     Population in 1910, 1,098,476 males and 1,107,811 females, of whom 2,200,195 were of native and 6,092 of foreign birth; white, 1,500,511; negro, 697,843; Indian, 7,851; Chinese, 80; Japanese, 2. Total population, 2,206,287.
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