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Peterkin Home

Pretend' cottage, owned by William and Julia Peterkin, was located in the Sunnyside section of Murrells Inlet. Residents of Fort Motte, South Carolina, the Peterkins, like many of their neighbors, traveled to coastal South Carolina to escape the malaria season. Julia's father, Julius Mood had a house a few doors down. The Peterkin cottage was built around the remains of a kitchen building that had washed up during the hurricane of 1893. There was no glass in the windows and no indoor plumbing. The Peterkins hired many of the local African-Americans to serve as 'creekboys' and cooks for the family during their time in the Inlet. The cottage was destroyed by Hurricane Hazel in 1954.

Photograph of members of the Council of Economic Advisers and White House staff members working on the President's Midyear Economic Report in the Cabinet Room

(from left to right) Charles Murphy, Administrative Assistant to the President; David Bell, Special Assistant in the White House Office; Leon Keyserling; Vice Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers; Robert Turner, consultant on the White House staff; Edwin Nourse, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers; and John Clark, member of the Council of Economic Advisers., 7/9/1949

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