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30754
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The North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort, NC became a part of the NC Department of Cultural Resources on Aug 8, 1997. Tracing it’s origin to a collection created in 1898 for the International Fisheries Exposition, the museum was placed under the NC Department of Agriculture in 1959, and did not have a full time curator until 1975.
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31184
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The Appalachian Heritage Crafters, a cooperative in Cherokee County, North Carolina, began as a way to maintain the history of Appalachian crafts and as a means of economic support in tough times. The cooperative has built a strong presence for their art, and are working on spreading skill throughout communities.
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31557
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Richard Chase of Hendersonville is an internationally known folklorist. For many years, Chase has collected unique English-American ballads and tales to help preserve our cultural heritage as expressed through oral literature. As he presents folklore throughout North Carolina, Chase believes that a rediscovery of our living folkways will lead to a great cultural rebirth.
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31607
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The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources has established an Office of Folklife Programs to revive an interest in our rich cultural heritage. A statewide Folklife Festival is being organized for June 1978, and will feature folk music, dancing, storytelling, food and craftsmanship. A program is also being developed to introduce public school students to traditional folk music through performances and discussions.
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36962
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The Mountain Heritage Center uses the past to understand the present and shape the future, celebrating cultural heritage, educates and entertains its audiences, and gives students experience in museum work. It engages the community in the study, preservation, and celebration of southern Appalachian cultural heritage and history.
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36347
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The author explains how the travel and tourism industry and various state arts and cultural agencies collaboratively preserve and document South Carolina’s traditions cultural properties through cultural tourism.
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