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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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30753
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In 1981, small business owner and civil rights activist Eddie McCoy began an African American oral history project in Granville Co, NC. While not a trained historian, McCoy’s interviews stand apart from other oral history projects with respect to the insight and perspective he could elicit from his subjects, which possible reflects his own membership within the surveyed community.
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34644
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At the beginning of World War II, Arthur Miller, before he became a world-renowned playwright, recorded interviews with civilians in North Carolina. Outside of Wilmington, he discussed the impacts on the shipping industry, African-American workers and strikes, and wartime attitudes against fascism. The interviews comment on the industry and population boom brought in by the wartime effort, as well as lament the loss of small-town life and cultural changes.
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North Carolina Literary Review (NoCar PS 266 N8 N66x), Vol. 23 Issue 1, 2014, p48-59, il, por, f Periodical Website
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36609
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The author talks of how his grandad in Carteret County would make a pilgrimage to Bogue Sound to get Bogue Sound watermelons every July of his life. Bogue Sound watermelons are legendary for their sweetness.
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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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872
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As corporate hog farming closes down small farms, it also threaten the economic health of rural communities and pollutes the environment.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 10 Issue 46, Nov 1992, p10-13, il Periodical Website