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16403
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Eastern North Carolina is one of numerous areas of the United States with an extremely rich heritage of American culture, much of which is still living in the songs and tales of eastern North Carolinians. In order to preserve and study this living culture, the Department of English at East Carolina University established during the 1969-1970 academic year a Folklore Archive. The Archive houses nearly 100 student collections in written and tape form, prepared as class projects.
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16402
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The nomenclature of tobacco has been exceptionally diverse. Remarks from 19th- and 20th-century authors support this claim and Tanner provides a listing of the various terms used in writing about tobacco.
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35456
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A list of musical recordings that was originally compiled to help educators teach folklore.
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35461
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A house had a number of residents throughout its 200 year history, and the current owners and staff tell the author about the ghostly encounters they believe were experienced.
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35458
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A doctor was taught a new method delivering babies when several women used tobacco smoke to induce the final stage of labor.
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35463
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The author surmises where the tradition of Old Buck came from as a part of Old Christmas in the Outer Banks.
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35460
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When a man went in a barbershop for a haircut, the other patrons started telling exaggerated stories about how great some of their dogs were.
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35459
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Two stories, “The One-mule Wagon Speedster in Chapel Hill,” and “The Dove-Gassaway Fight,” told to the author.
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35462
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A short story about a man who left his shoes after having an affair with a married woman, and the encounter with the husband the next day, who returned the shoes.
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35464
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A poem about an old plow that now acts as a mailbox stand.
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