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37054
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Dr. Lightfoot was a folklorist specializing in the study of regional folklore and folk music.
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36892
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As a testament to the power and importance of folklore in everyday life, Coyle has made contributions through teaching, fieldwork, research, and service to various organizations such as the National Park Service, NC Folklore Society, and Western Carolina University.
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23091
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As an iconic Appalachian folk storyteller, Ray Hicks' story has been told through many films and videos. Retired English professor, Thomas McGowan, and research librarian, Elizabeth Williams, critically analyze these documentaries.
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18952
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Videographer Neal Hutcheson has produced an extensive collection of documentaries on North Carolina's notable folk artists, folk speech of North Carolina cultural groups, and the family and community contexts of regional folk life.
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36535
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Karen Baldwin was the editor of NCFJ for six years, maintaining its publication over a difficult transitional period.
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36534
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A transcribed interview between the authors talking about the life of Karen Baldwin. A song sung in her honor is also transcribed.
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6839
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Dr. Mary Anne McDonald has worked for over twenty years to document and present North Carolina folklife. Her work covers a wide variety of traditional cultures, forms of presentation, and different professional settings. The North Carolina Folklore Society awarded McDonald a 2003 Brown-Hudson Award for preserving, researching, and disseminating North Carolina's folk culture.
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36359
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In memorium to Ray Hicks, the authors recall his famous storytelling abilities, especially regarding jack tales.
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5445
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Performer of regional folksongs, writer, and scholar, Betty Smith received a North Carolina Folklore Society 2001 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for her contribution to the study and appreciation of North Carolina folklife.
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36324
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The Huffmans are collectors of folk art who bring important appreciations, interactions, and study that go beyond simple acquisition.
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36327
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Mr. Zug conducted research on pottery traditions and has helped enrich the understanding of this art tradition through publications, talks, and personal encouragement, as well as helping potters gain local and national recognition for their art.
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4094
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Orville Hicks, of Deep Gap, Watauga County, received a 1997 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for continuing the tradition of mountain storytelling, especially the Beach Mountain Jack Tale.
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4100
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Lula Belle and Glenn Bolick received a 1998 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for continuing regional pottery and local music traditions. Mrs. Bolick carries on the Seagrove pottery traditions of her father, M. L. Owens. Glenn Bolick continues to perform music learned from his family, neighbors, and in-laws.
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4096
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Leonard Glenn was one of the great builders of banjos and dulcimers. He was also an expert performer on them. In his Laurel Creek workshop, he created instruments that brought orders from all over the country. In 1992, he received a North Carolina Folk Heritage Award for continuing the traditional building of mountain instruments.
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