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for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 32 Issue 1, Spring-Summer 1984
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In 1866 a small unpretentious farmhouse was built in the Quaker community of Snow Camp, North Carolina. It taking a closer look at this home and its community, Osborn focuses on the form, construction, and use of the Hugh Dixon homestead through time and its use as an expression of changing values, perceptions, and ways of life.
Recent research in Charlotte has discovered material culture artifacts important to the life of a North Carolina group at the turn of the century; architectural research conducted by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Properties Commission has uncovered wall murals in a hall where Independent Order of Odd Fellows lodges met from the 1870s through 1920.
Two variations of the same story start off this essay about how folk cultural materials, whether oral or physical, must change over time in order to survive.
Bobby McMillon is a folk singer and a story and riddle teller in Appalachian North Carolina. Exposed to folk traditions growing up, McMillon became interested in folk music at a young age.