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1735
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Wilkes County native Otis \"Otto\" Wood is one of the more colorful and famous lawbreakers in the state. His exploits, one of which was the murder of a popular Greensboro store owner, inspired the ballad \"Otto Wood the Bandit.\"
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1736
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Daniel examines the art of tattooing, using Garry's Tattoo Studio in Greenville, owned and operated by Garry Nobles, as a case study.
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1763
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Lau traces the history of women potters in North Carolina, drawing on the lives of Dorothy Cole Auman and Nell Cole Graves. Graves, a Seagroves native, was the first woman potter in the eastern Piedmont pottery community.
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1764
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As other small, locally owned businesses in the Stokes County town of Walnut Cove were being forced to close by the arrival of chain stores, Bob O'Deere bucked the odds and opened Town Fork Produce, which is thriving as a vital part of the community.
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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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2243
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PineCone, the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music, has received the 1994 Community Traditions Award for its advocacy and presentation of the traditional performing arts and for its commitment to raising public awareness of traditional music and dance.
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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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2521
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Nationally known Ed Briggs of Granville County combines traditional methods of making wooden bowls with his own interpretation to produce traditionally shaped bowls and free form burl sculpture bowls.
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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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3004
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Graves and gravestones in the Alamance Presbyterian Church near Greensboro date back to 1762. The graveyard is unique because of the number of 18th-century stones and the information they contain, including facts on ethnic origin and views of death.
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3024
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The N.C. Folklore Society's 1996 Community Traditions Award was given to the Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild of Harkers Island for perpetuating waterfowl tradition and waterfowl carving and painting.
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3023
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The North Carolina Folklore Society's Community Traditions Award is given to organizations that make valuable contributions to the state's folklife. The first award was given in 1992 to the Sharp Point Volunteer Fire Department in Pitt County.