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24498
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The Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild is a group of decoy waterfowl carvers from Harkers Island. The guild began in 1987 and hosts the Core Sound Decoy Festival annually. The mission of the group is to educate new generations about decoy carving through workshops, shows, and demonstrations in order to preserve these skills for the future.
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34483
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In fall 1992, the Carteret County Historical Society celebrated their twenty first birthday. This article documents the festivities and presents a brief overview of the society, including leadership, programs, publications, and the associated museum.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 4, Fall 1992, p, il, por
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34482
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This article is a reprint of an essay written by Charles Bell, 1907. The essay describes a local farm owned by Emeline Pigott, a Confederate supporter during the Civil War. Emphasis is placed on notable terrain features, agriculture, and daily life.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 4, Fall 1992, p7-8, il
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34490
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Lucas details growing up in Morehead City during the 1930s. She addresses various aspects of daily life including household chores, food preparation, and livestock. There are also personal recollections of the 1933 hurricane.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 9 Issue 2, Spring 1993, p14-17
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34484
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One of the homecoming traditions in Carteret County is Battle for the Bucket—a football game between East and West Carteret High Schools dating to the 1950s. Inspired by the traditions behind the game, the author includes a poem expressing personal significance of the game.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 4, Fall 1992, p12-13
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34489
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This article is a reprint of an essay, submitted in 1930, by Lillian Rice to her Senior English IV class. Rice discusses her thoughts on graduating high school and the value that is placed on having a diploma.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 9 Issue 2, Spring 1993, p9-10
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34488
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Williamson details a letter from Mr. Daniel Bryan Dickinson to the County Superintendent for school services rendered from 1883. The original letter is included with Williamson’s notes.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 9 Issue 2, Spring 1993, p8
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34496
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In the third installation of childhood anecdotes, Lucas recalls attending church services with her family, home medical treatment, entertainment; employment; local community members; and holiday traditions. Food and traditions are central to many of the memories.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 9 Issue 3, Summer 1993, p16-19
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34498
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Brinson fondly recalls a Christmas tradition started by his local First Methodist Church. Following Christmas service, children in the congregation would receive handmade bags filled with treats. Later in life, Brinson himself would fill the bags with several other family members, continuing the tradition.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 9 Issue 4, Fall 1993, p6
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34533
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Brinson remembers some of the local grocery stores in Morehaed City including El Nelson, Cherry’s, Kib Guthrie’s and Pender’s. These neighborhood markets were welcoming to their clients and provided personalized services including home grocery delivery. Brinson worked as a delivery boy for El Nelson during his childhood. He further recounts his childhood pet, a dog named Mutt, accompanying his father on grocery runs.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 10 Issue 4, Fall 1994, p5-6, il
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34531
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Brinson recalls his childhood friendship with a neighbor who lived at the boarding house across the street. Topics addressed include play, entertainment, and youth impressions of the Korean War.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 10 Issue 3, Summer 1994, p10-11
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34568
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Brinson discusses flounder gigging, a local fishing practice he recalls from his childhood. Using a light and a gig, Brinson and a family friend would wade out and attract flounder.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 11 Issue 3, Summer 1995, p5-6
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34564
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Dr. Spence worked in Morehead City as a local dentist until he lost his arm in a hunting accident. Brinson recalls meeting the dentist and the impressions he formed during his childhood.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 11 Issue 2, Spring 1995, p14-15
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34654
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Various autograph books are housed in the Carteret County Historical Society. The earliest, dating to the 1860s, contains inscriptions from friends and family. Autograph books were a popular pastime for young people and often express their sentiments towards peers.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 17 Issue 2, Winter 2001, p18, il
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34627
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This article discusses daily life in Bogue Banks during the late 19th century. The author uses examples from her childhood to address local construction practices, food preparation, agriculture, and daily life. The theme of community and family is evident throughout the narrative and the author often depicts a self-reliant life on the Outer Banks. As local infrastructure improved, small communities usually gained a Church first followed by a school house. After the turn of the century, fishing became a predominant source of income in Salter Path for consumption in Morehead City. The narrative ends with a description of changing life in the 1920s.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 16 Issue 2, Summer 2000, p6-16, il, map