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34475
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[Abstract taken from Article] This is the second in a series which draws upon what is known of Cedar Island’s early families and which presents a survey of their first settlement sites. The present account stresses some chronological and folkloric aspects of Cedar Island, our farthest-downeast area. Comment and observation by the author appears throughout; also included is the author’s map sketch.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 3, Summer 1992, p3-8, map
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34479
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September, 1933, a hurricane slammed the Outer Banks causing substantial damage to personal property. Nurses from the American Red Cross were instrumental to community recovery through disease prevention and rendered aid. This article contains oral histories from two of the nurses and describes damage from the storm.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 3, Summer 1992, p13-15
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34480
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Drawing on a recent presentation by Paul Branch at Fort Macon, the author presents an overview of German sub warfare off North Carolina during the Second World War. Details of several subs and their targets are included.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 3, Summer 1992, p18-20, il, por
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34476
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This article is a segment of an oral history with Alton Taylor, who recalls catching oysters for sale. Descriptions of his family’s boat and oystering locations are also included.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 3, Summer 1992, p9, il, por
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34477
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This article describes vernacular oyster dredge manufacture by Mr. Closs Harvey on the Outer Banks in the 1930s. Dredges were made of steel rods joined with a hand-cranked forge. Images of the dredges are included.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 3, Summer 1992, p10, il, por
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34478
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In August, 1879, a category four hurricane struck Wilmington and Carteret County. Contemporary newspaper clippings document damage to local businesses and infrastructure in Morehead City and along the Outer Banks. Several shipwrecks are noted, along with damage to the Cape Lookout Lighthouse.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 3, Summer 1992, p11-12