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34626
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This article describes early memories of Morehead City native Thomas Brinson. Brinson was born in 1947 and recalls Morehead was relatively small and featured a downtown business district and active railroad. Many of the streets were unpaved and pedestrian traffic was common. Many residents entertained themselves by going to the movies and visiting with neighbors.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 16 Issue 2, Summer 2000, p4-6, il
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34630
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William Gaskins Heacox was an aviation machinist’s mate and carburetor mechanic aboard USS RANGER during the Second World War. Heacox, a Morehead City native, traveled extensively during the Second World War and primarily worked with Curtiss P-40 Warhawk aircraft. The carrier RANGER was responsible for aircraft transport and submarine patrols during Heacox’s time on board. Heacox’s diary illustrates both his duties and events which occurred during his shore leave in North Carolina.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 16 Issue 2, Summer 2000, p21-33, il, por
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34629
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This article is a reprint of a 1920 newspaper article addressing Chautauqua in Carteret County. Chautauqua, an extension of Methodist camp meetings, was a congregational gathering which emphasized community strength and revitalization. The 1920 Chautauqua in Carteret County required additional funding from community members.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 16 Issue 2, Summer 2000, p18-19, il
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34628
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Brinson grew up in Morehead City during the 1920s and 1930s. One of her favorite pastimes was visiting a small general store run by the local apothecary. The store carried kitchen staples and sweets. Brinson recalls the many different penny candy she liked as a child.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 16 Issue 2, Summer 2000, p17-18, il
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34627
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This article discusses daily life in Bogue Banks during the late 19th century. The author uses examples from her childhood to address local construction practices, food preparation, agriculture, and daily life. The theme of community and family is evident throughout the narrative and the author often depicts a self-reliant life on the Outer Banks. As local infrastructure improved, small communities usually gained a Church first followed by a school house. After the turn of the century, fishing became a predominant source of income in Salter Path for consumption in Morehead City. The narrative ends with a description of changing life in the 1920s.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 16 Issue 2, Summer 2000, p6-16, il, map