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city (1990 pop. 18,601), seat of Robeson co., S N.C., on the Lumber River; founded 1787, inc. 1852. It is in an agricultural area, with tobacco, grains, soybeans, and livestock. Manufactures include transformers, textiles and clothing, sheet metal, athletic shoes, loudspeakers, and boxes. Nearby Pembroke is a center for the LumbeeLumbee,
descendants of Native Americans whose language belonged to the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages). The ancestors of the Lumbee occupied the coast of the SE United States and were part of the Eastern Woodlands
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 tribe and the seat of Pembroke State Univ.
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Select Bank has branch offices in these North Carolina communities including Dunn, Burlington, Clinton, Elizabeth City, Fayetteville, Goldsboro, Greenville, Leland, Lillington, Lumberton, Morehead City, Raleigh and Washington.
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In addition to highlighting these tensions between local protests and national NAACP priorities, Thuesen deftly outlines how the social history, geography, and demographics of Lumberton (and surrounding Robeson County) shaped the school situation and responses to the protests.
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