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19509
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With the 2005 closing of Beaufort Fisheries, North Carolina's last menhaden factory, there has been an outpouring of interest in the history of the menhaden industry in the state.
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3883
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Paleoecologist Sherri Cooper of Duke University is studying core samples from the Neuse and Pamlico estuaries to build a history of the water quality over the centuries. Such studies may reveal some answers about how water quality declined and how possibly it might be regained.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 1998, p24-27, il Periodical Website
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22579
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In the early twentieth century, William F. Nye Company of New Bedford, Massachusetts operated a bottlenose dolphin fishery on Hatteras Island, North Carolina. Nye specialized in the procurement and refinement of oils from dolphins and small whales as the main source for watch and clock oils. The fishery on Hatteras Island figured integrally into the maritime whaling industry, the ascendancy of clockmaking the United States, and the exploitation of southern fishing grounds by northern companies.
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3700
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Long-buried state documents, including field notes, transcripts, surveillance reports, and registers of members, reveal Ku Klux Klan activities during the 1960s. Over one hundred groups, with about 7,000 official members, existed statewide.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 15 Issue 15, Mar 1997, p11-15, por Periodical Website
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16233
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Cecelski discusses a series of interviews done with former residents of Portsmouth Island, founded in 1754 and abandoned in 1971. Stories shed light on Outer Banks history and culture.
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2913
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Author and biologist Rachael Carson often visited such coastal areas as Beaufort's Town Marsh and Bird Shoal, and recorded her experiences in books, including UNDER THE SEA-WIND and THE EDGE OF THE SEA.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , May/June 1996, p20-23, il, por Periodical Website
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31197
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David S. Cecelski has produced the first major study of slavery on the North Carolina coast, published in his book called, The Waterman’s Song. In addition to detailed descriptions of the places, society and working conditions that maritime African Americans encountered, Cecelski recounts stories of individuals who lived through these times. He also discusses the role of slave fishermen in developing the traditional fishing culture in coastal North Carolina.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 34 Issue 3, Mar 2002, p20-23, il, por Periodical Website
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4737
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Recently, historian David Cecelski discovered the only known copy of Allen Parker's Recollections of Slavery Times in the Illinois State Historical Library at Springfield. Parker, a slave in eastern Carolina, told his story in 1895, while living in Worcester, Massachusetts. Cecelski uses Parker's text to describe how slaves lived their daily lives.
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3728
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At the beginning of the 20th-century, the tiny town of Navassa in Brunswick County was the home of Wilmington's most important industry--guano fertilizer. The Navassa Guano Company was founded in 1869, and the town grew up around it.
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21447
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This article examines of the ecological and cultural contexts for understanding the man-made seasonal camps used by mullet fishermen as well as exploring the architectural and material traits that were both specifically suited to the coastal environment as well as being drawn from African American building traditions to meet the special needs of the mullet fishery.
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4784
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Englishwoman Catharine Phillips, a Quaker missionary, evangelized in the North Carolina coastal regions and as far west as Alamance County, beginning in 1753. Phillips wrote an account of her travels and work in Memories of the Life of Catharine Phillips, which was published in London in 1797.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2000, p26-29, il Periodical Website
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3088
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Across Jarrett Bay from Williston in Carteret County lies Davis Ridge, a fishing community founded by liberated slaves in 1865 and destroyed by a hurricane in 1933. The self-sufficient town enjoyed a unique, close relationship with its white neighbors.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Sept/Oct 1996, p18-19, il Periodical Website
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3089
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In the 1890s, the state harvested over 2.5 million bushels of oysters yearly. However, a combination of ecological, economic, and management factors reduced the harvest to 42,000 bushels barely a hundred years later.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Nov/Dec 1996, p22-24, il Periodical Website
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26374
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The North Carolina oyster industry began its ascent in the 1880s, bringing together local laborers and Chesapeake oystermen to develop a thriving economy. With this prosperity, however, came controversy and overharvesting. Now oysters have practically vanished from North Carolina.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 48 Issue 3, Fall 2000, p8-9, il
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