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8 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 59 Issue 1, Spring-Summer 2012
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19506
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North Carolina is full of communities that are devoted to success through remaining connected to their heritage. They farm or clam, gather or dig to provide for their families and their community. A new photography exhibit--North Carolina at Work: Cedric Chatterley's Portraits and Landscapes of Traditional Labor--displays these working relationships and highlights the rich holdings of North Carolina folklore they represent.
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19507
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Despite the worrisome trends in increasingly stringent regulations, low prices, high fuel costs, and new technology, North Carolina fishermen remain positive about the future of the local seafood industry and continue to stick together in times of hardship.
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19505
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Although not particularly successful in the ways the world measures success, Malcolm Fowler, a businessman and amateur historian, made his life's work to tell the story of the Scottish Highlanders in the upper Cape Fear region of North Carolina, and in this he was the most successful.
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19510
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Born on the Qualla boundary of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Amanda Crowe began carving tree roots as a child. As an adult, Crowe has perpetuated the traditional Cherokee woodcarving traditions, teaching others the craft.
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19509
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With the 2005 closing of Beaufort Fisheries, North Carolina's last menhaden factory, there has been an outpouring of interest in the history of the menhaden industry in the state.
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36872
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A book review of Sean Burn’s biography on Archie Green, a man who lobbied for the practice of folklore and its place in American life.
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36862
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Sweet potatoes are widely grown in eastern North Carolina in sandy and loamy soil, in air that is hot and humid. The potatoes grow in various sizes and shapes, but only the uniform looking ones are sent to the store. Many of the other ones are either left in the field or donated to organizations that help the needy.
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36856
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Chatterly is a documentary photographer, the subjects of his pictures jazz and blues musicians. Many projects hace developed beyod his original designs into richer, fuller collections because of his interest in people’s lives.