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1156
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A series of articles offers tributes to the recipients of the North Carolina Folklore Society's Brown-Hudson Folklore Awards for 1992. Recipients include Otho Willard, George Higgs, Dorothy Spruill Redford, and Karen Baldwin.
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2241
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Dr. Glenn Douglas Hinson, associate professor of anthropology and folklore at UNC-CH, has been recognized for his scholarship in the field of African-American culture; his many folklore projects, like Hmong basketry; and his support for many folk artists.
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2285
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The North Carolina Folklore Society has awarded singer/storyteller Bessie Eldreth a 1994 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for preserving and singing the songs of the Southern Mountain heritage and for encouraging this traditional singing in churches and homes.
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2742
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The North Carolina Folklore Society has awarded Tom Davenport a 1995 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for his documentary films and narrative adaptations of folk tales.
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2747
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The North Carolina Folklore Society has awarded Beverly Bush Patterson a 1995 Brown Hudson Folklore Award for fieldwork in church music, scholarly publications on song traditions, and organization of institutes for folklorists.
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2748
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The North Carolina Folklore Society has awarded Tommy Thompson a 1995 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for his music compositions and for preservation and performance of traditional songs.
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2753
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The North Carolina Folklore Society has awarded Bobby McMillon a 1995 Brown-Hudson Award for being a tradition bearer in song and story of Western Carolina folkways.
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3731
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Winners of the North Carolina Folklore Society's 1998 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award are Glenn and Lula Owens Bolick, Donald and Betty Jones, Sheila Kay Adams, and Dwaine Calley.
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4095
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Senora de Hernandez and Senora de Campo, both of Siler City, received a 1997 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for contributing to and maintaining the fiber arts tradition of embroidery and crocheting.
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4094
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Orville Hicks, of Deep Gap, Watauga County, received a 1997 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for continuing the tradition of mountain storytelling, especially the Beach Mountain Jack Tale.
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4992
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Walter and Ray Davenport of Tyrrell County received a 1999 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for being representative of a community's traditional reliance on water and the work of their own hands. The Davenports have fished local waters since the 1950s and are known for their skill in using pound nets. Hemming describes their life on the waters and knowledge acquired after nearly fifty years as fishermen.
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5157
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Bishop Dready Manning felt called to give up playing the blues and use his musical gifts \"towards God's service.\" In the 1960s he founded St. Mark Holiness Church in rural Halifax county, where he has preached and kept the \"old-time sound alive in his church.\" He received the 1999 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for outstanding commitment to his music and his ministry.
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5163
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Born in Gates County in 1914, Emmett Parker Jones is a fourth-generation wheelwright. Over the years innovations in agricultural technology made his skills obsolete. However, at museums and historic sites from New York to Florida his wheelwright skills are in great demand for restoration and reconstruction. Jones received a 1999 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for his \"commitment to excellence, his links to tradition, and a lifetime of craftsmanship.\"
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5162
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Through his writing, Into the Sound Country and other books; his teaching creative writing classes at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and his music, both as a composer and performer, Bland Simpson has contributed to the continuation, appreciation, and study of North Carolina's folk life. He is the recipient of a 1999 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award.
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5161
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Lena Sanders Ritter is a woman of the coastal water, one of seven generations of her family to work the water and farmland in south Onslow County. She received a 1999 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for her leadership \"in protecting this state's rich coastal resources\" and for her role \"in preserving and protecting the cultural traditions of her community.\"