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6 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 23 Issue 1, Feb 1975
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16367
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North Carolina, like most parts of the nation, has inherited much medical folklore from British, European, and other sources. Among the most tenacious early folk medical practices to live on into the 20th-century is the primitive custom of pulling patients through or passing them through holes in trees, stones, or in the earth, or moving them, or causing them to walk, crawl, or creep through a variety of natural or man-made apertures for the curing of disease.
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16368
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Before the blues in its rigid form, fiddles and banjos were oft-used instruments among African American musicians in Piedmont North Carolina.
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35704
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North of Elizabeth City lies a stretch of land that does not allow anything to grow. Said to be haunted, a couple of teenagers in the late 1960s drove out there and were chased in their car by a monster that came out of the nearby river.
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35703
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From a fragment of a song that had been previously collected, the author compares it to several Scottish folk songs.
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35702
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This is a collection of short, humorous stories from the eastern counties of North Carolina dating back to the colonial period.
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35705
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A poem about a Confederate soldier who was shot for deserting.
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