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[[Image:virginia.jpg|left|thumb|350px|Photo courtesy: Bob Reding]]VIRGINIA-CAROLINA CHEMICAL CORPORATION. Virginia-Carolina began in 1895 when guano, bird droppings, were r into the United States from islands off the coast of Venezuela. The company's expansion led a branch of the firm being located in Dubuque in 1947. It started with a crew of twelve. The Dubuque plant made fertilizers for farm, garden and lawns. (1)
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[[Image:virginia.jpg|left|thumb|350px|Photo courtesy: Bob Reding]]VIRGINIA-CAROLINA CHEMICAL CORPORATION. Virginia-Carolina began in 1895 when guano, bird droppings, were imported into the United States from islands off the coast of Venezuela. The company's expansion led a branch of the firm being located in Dubuque in 1947. It started with a crew of twelve. The Dubuque plant made fertilizers for farm, garden and lawns. (1)
  
The 1957 through 1964 ''Dubuque City Directory'' listed the end of E. 7th.
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The 1957 through 1964 '''Dubuque City Directory''' listed the end of E. 7th.
  
 
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Photo courtesy: Bob Reding
VIRGINIA-CAROLINA CHEMICAL CORPORATION. Virginia-Carolina began in 1895 when guano, bird droppings, were imported into the United States from islands off the coast of Venezuela. The company's expansion led a branch of the firm being located in Dubuque in 1947. It started with a crew of twelve. The Dubuque plant made fertilizers for farm, garden and lawns. (1)

The 1957 through 1964 Dubuque City Directory listed the end of E. 7th.

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"Dubuque's Virginia-Carolina Chemical Plant," The Telegraph-Herald, August 31, 1958, p. 30