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23223
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Farris Barakat, the older brother of Chapel Hill shooting victim Deah Barakat, discusses the importance of learning from the shooting tragedy and fostering peace between people of all races and faiths.
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23222
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Tucker memorializes Deah Barakat and recounts his final days before he was murdered by Craig Hicks.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 6, February 2015, p6-7, il Periodical Website
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23224
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Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha is memorialized after her death in a tragic shooting in Chapel Hill.
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26641
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The Memorial to L.A. Dixon, Jr. was unveiled on June 13, 1987 on North Carolina’s Caswell Game Lands. Dixon was a pioneer in the restoration of the wild turkey, and was the past president of the State Chapter of The National Wild Turkey Foundation. He passed away on April 11, 1985.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 34 Issue 5, Sept/Oct 1987, p7, il, por
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26709
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Joe Chambers was known for his songbird and waterfowl decoy carvings. The North Carolina Wildlife Federation set up a memorial fund in his honor. The fund will provide money through public contributions to aid students of wildlife.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 31 Issue 3, May/June 1984, p5, por
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27790
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The impact Bob Sheldon and Internationalist Books and Community Center have had on the community in Chapel Hill is explored. A former manager of the bookstore describes its place and importance in the community. Sheldon founded the store as a place for political activism and radical literature from authors whose works push the boundaries of political and cultural understanding. The center serves as a meeting place and place where ideas are exchanged, events organized, and relationships formed.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 28 Issue 8, February 2011, p7, 11 Periodical Website
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28163
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A stained glass window of Christ Church in New Bern serves as a memorial honoring Dr. Isaac Hughes and his family. The Hughes Family gave considerable attention and means to the improvement of New Bern throughout the nineteenth century.
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29059
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Four years after his death, Jason Molina and his music live on through a new book and a revived reunion. Molina was part of the band, Magnolia Electric Co., which began at The Pinhook in Durham in 2014. Former bandmates reconvened for several memorial shows, performing new material written by Molina before he died.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 22, June 2017, p20-21, il Periodical Website
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A new 4-H camp site in Mulberry Valley, Caldwell County was a memorial gift of Mr. and Mrs. Luther Robinson of Lenoir, who lost their only two children to polio. The uniqueness of the camp lies in the fact that it will be used for primitive camping. The property was where the Robinson children were born, and has historical significance because the land once belonged to Israel Boone, a brother of Daniel Boone, from whom Mrs. Robinson is a fifth generation descendant.
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34532
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The Webb Memorial was built in memory of Earle Webb Jr. and Eva Webb in 1933 as a civic center for community programs. The Morehead City Women’s Club, which was meeting in a local church at the time, were given the memorial as a meeting space as the Webb family was involved with the club.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 10 Issue 4, Fall 1994, p3-4, il, por
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37055
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Jabbour was a music collector, musician, and founding director of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.
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37054
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Dr. Lightfoot was a folklorist specializing in the study of regional folklore and folk music.
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35817
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An avid contributor and integral member of the NC Folklore Journal, Guy Owen (1925-1981) incorporated folklore into his many books, poems, and teachings.
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36538
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Green made a large contribution to the study of folklore in North Carolina in the subjects of workers’ lore and lives.
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36535
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Karen Baldwin was the editor of NCFJ for six years, maintaining its publication over a difficult transitional period.