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[North Carolina] FUQUAY-VARINA: Fuquay-Varina returns to its tobacco roots

the barn won't be used to cure tobacco; it instead will serve as a demonstration area to teach children and visitors about the "gold leaf" at the Fuquay-Varina Museums Complex. Tobacco was a big industry in Fuquay-Varina, with five warehouses, a cotton b
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 30, 2013 14:43

2013 South Carolina Tobacco Festival Schedule of Events

8 Kids Zone and Petting Zoo 5 Arts & Crafts & Other Cool Stuff ... 1 8 – 9:30am Gospel Singers 2 8:15am Smokin’ Fast 5K Race ... 1 11am –12pm Heritage Games & Tobacco Demonstrations
WBTW Channel 13 (Myrtle Beach, Florence SC)
added Sep 22, 2013 15:52

[UK] Your photographs of smokers

The artist Cornelia Parker asked you to share your photographs of people smoking, as part of the This Is Your Photo project. 'These groups are a cross section of society, from management downwards, thrown together by their common addiction,' said Parker.
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 29, 2013 06:29

[UK] Cornelia Parker's assignment for This Is Your Photo: smokers

the assignment is being set by British artist Cornelia Parker. She says: My directive is to record all those smokers who hover outside their place of work, whether on their own or in small congregations. These groups are a cross section of society, from
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 17, 2013 14:39

[UK, USA] Tobacco specialists revels in the history of tobacco

Tobacco specialists take tobacco enthusiasts on a journey through time with infographic depicting the history of the industry (uk)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:48

Exhibit looks at early Louisiana 'Pipe Dreams'

In the early 1700s, France sent thousands of colonists and slaves to Louisiana in the belief that tobacco would refill a treasury drained by wars. That period of envisioning the state as a promised land is the focus of “Pipe Dreams,” an exhibit that opene
Eureka (CA) Times-Standard
added Jun 21, 2013 10:04

[Connecticut] The Rebirth Of A 143-Year-Old Tobacco Shed To Be Subject Of Glastonbury Historical Society Presentation

"The History, Preservation and Reconstruction of the Relocated Oak Street Shed" will be presented by Joseph Green, the society's facilities chair, at 7:30 p.m. The program will be held at the First Church Congregational, 2183 Main St. The free presentati
Hartford (CT) Courant
added May 24, 2013 12:16

[China] Advocates decry tobacco exhibition

said Tang Qiong, vice director of the Shanghai Municipal Health Promotion Committee. "The China Tobacco Museum is itself the tobacco industry's biggest advertisement," Tang said at an event Tuesday. Prior to the event, the committee organized an unautho
Global Times (cn)
added May 21, 2013 16:56

[Asia, China] Palace Museum goes smoke-free

celebrated the 37th International Museum Day with a series of activities on Saturday. Activities included the launch of a mail service, a musical performance, the opening of several exhibitions and the signings of agreements. The museum also announced t
China Daily (cn)
added May 20, 2013 09:40

[China] Palace gets tough on smoking

The Palace Museum has for the first time ruled that both employees and visitors will be punished for smoking onsite from Saturday, an official with the museum told the Global Times. Both health and cultural heritage experts welcomed the ban, and said t
Global Times (cn)
added May 19, 2013 18:51
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