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9248
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This article is a first-hand recollection of the old Atlantic Hotel in Morehead City. The article covers visitors to the hotel as well as general history. The author includes a anecdote about a romance begun at the hotel.\r\n
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 47 Issue 6, Nov 1979, p27-30, il, por
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9907
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On July 2, 1972, Morehead City, N.C. will celebrate “Midgett Day”, sponsored by the U.S. Coast Guard, to honor the Midgett family and their tradition of coastal lifesaving that has spanned nearly 100 years, producing more than 150 Coast Guard careers and resulting in seven Gold and three Silver Lifesaving Medals, our nation's highest award for saving a life. The Midgett family's tradition of service to coastal North Carolina pre-dates the Coast Guard and includes meritorious service in its predecessor, the U.S. Lifesaving Service.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 40 Issue 3, July 1972, p13-14, 55, il, por
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14097
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Charles Ives describes some of the interesting things about Morehead City and Beaufort's early history.\r\n\r\n
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 17 Issue 3, June 1949, p8-9, 20, f
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24514
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This article discusses the New Atlantic Hotel that opened in 1889 in Morehead City, which replaced the one that was washed away during a storm in 1879.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 45 Issue 12, May 1978, p16-19, il
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34470
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The second article in a series addressing hospitals in Morehead City, this installment focuses on the second hospital constructed after WWI and in use through the 1970s. Topics covered include architecture, hospital resources and staff, and finances. There is also an in-depth discussion of the hospital’s use during WWII.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 2, Spring 1992, p3-6, il
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34467
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Morehead’s first hospital was established in 1911 and replaced in 1918. This article discusses the hospital personnel, facilities, successes, and circumstances behind the hospital’s closure.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 1, January 1992, p3, 18-21, 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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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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34505
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The Carteret County Historical Society is located on the former grounds of Camp Glenn, North Carolina’s first permanent State Guard location. Built in 1906, the Camp remained in use through 1936, when the National Guard moved to a larger property. During the First World War, the camp functioned as a naval radio station and base.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 10 Issue 1, Winter 1994, p9-10, il, por
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34503
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Local retirees gathered daily on 8th street in Morehead City to discuss daily life and carve cedar. The author fondly recalls joining his grandfather in these informal meetings and their significance to his grandfather’s social circle.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 10 Issue 1, Winter 1994, p5-6, il, por
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34504
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This article discusses the life of Charles Slover Wallace, a prominent businessman in Morehead City. Between 1898 and 1908, Wallace served as the city’s mayor, beginning a new era of his career as a public servant.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 10 Issue 1, Winter 1994, p7-8, il, por
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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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34566
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Emeline Pigott was born and raised in Carteret County just outside Morehead City. Living near a Confederate encampment during her early twenties, Pigott served as a nurse and gathered information on Union movement for the Confederacy. Captured and imprisoned in 1864, Pigott was eventually released and moved to Morehead City following the Civil War. She became one of the founding members of the North Carolina chapter of Daughters of the Confederacy, established 1906.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 11 Issue 3, Summer 1995, p3-4, il, por
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34597
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Ben Royal was the doctor responsible for Morehead City’s first hospital. A local resident, Royal attended the University of North Carolina and returned to Morehead City in 1910, where he established the 8-bed hospital two years later. Dr. Royal and his assistant, Edith Broadway, were the only two hospital staff for the first decade of its service. In 1918, Royal again opened a larger 28-bed hospital in Morehead City to meet growing demands. As the hospital served residents located throughout the Outer Banks, the larger hospital had an associated pier to assist in transport. During the Second World War, over 300 victims were treated by Royal and his staff.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 15 Issue 1, Summer 1999, p8-10, il, por
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34626
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This article describes early memories of Morehead City native Thomas Brinson. Brinson was born in 1947 and recalls Morehead was relatively small and featured a downtown business district and active railroad. Many of the streets were unpaved and pedestrian traffic was common. Many residents entertained themselves by going to the movies and visiting with neighbors.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 16 Issue 2, Summer 2000, p4-6, il