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9 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 4 Issue 1, July 1956
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16509
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Quilting has been practiced in the United States since pre-Revolutionary days and is still done in many sections of the country, such as North Carolina. In Moore County quilting is an important social and cultural event.
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35094
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A brief note from the editor of “Kentucky Folklore” about a jingle.
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35096
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Two short stories: “The Mule and the Circus Rider,” and “A Man of Honor.” The first story is about the bond a man had with his mule, and the second is a story that preludes the song “Pretty Saro.” Includes cover art.
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35095
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A story about a girl who got bit by a venomous snake and whose father tried traditional remedies before going to a physician.
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35100
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A collection of three stories, two dealing with the same witch doctor and the third about a couple who is set upon by a magical creature.
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35101
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The author debates what makes people, and potentially herself, part of the ‘folk.’ She mentions many folk medicines and superstitions that were common in her area, but that she herself half doubted, half believed.
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35098
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Two brief stories about potential signs from the recently deceased.
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35125
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Abstract: The story of how a ballad was lost and then found again, although it was never truly lost in the first place. ‘George Collins’ can also be replaced with ‘Tom Collins.’ Complete with the lyrics and sheet music.
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