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34282
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The state boundaries of North Carolina are more than just lines on a map; they have led to tales of love and murder, pride and confusion, new islands and old disputes. Twenty stories describe how history, geography, race, culture, politics, and geophysical events that have shaped North Carolina, the Outer Banks and newly formed Shelly Island.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 12, May 2018, p90-121, il, por, map Periodical Website
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28594
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After looking at cookbooks from the 1960s and 1970s, Cat Carter found a recipe for country-style steak that dated to 1752 and came from the Fishing Creek Presbyterian Church in Chester County. Carter details how she then went to the church to ask about their food culture and history and what the congregation members shared with her. The recipes detail the food culture and history of the south over the past couple three centuries.
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28760
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Reenacting significant time periods and events is a popular hobby for many. The love of history draws many reenactors together and they spend much time making sure their portrayals are accurate. The culture of reenacting is described by those who participate in the hobby.
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37008
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For Kelly, the difference between supper and dinner is the food on the plate and the occasion being formal or informal. With those distinctions in mind, the author suggests that, since the South is a casual region, the evening meal should be called supper and never with a capital S.
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36209
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The author asserted the appeal of collards, a mainstay in Southern lifeways. To assure a successful yield, she offered optimal growing conditions and ways to treat diseases such as damping off. As for yielding a successful meal, she recommended how to properly prepare and store collards.
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27289
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Sorgum syrup has been a tradition in the mountains of North Carolina for years. Now the syrup’s popularity is spreading throughout the state due to a number of chef’s using it in their dishes.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 5, October 2016, p182-184, 186, il Periodical Website
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27024
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Party Illegal is Durham’s longest running electronic dance party, organized by local artists and musicians who work in creative contrast to the privileged tendencies of downtown Durham's current redevelopment. For them, Durham's new identity has repeatedly proven itself to be insensitive to race, class, and gender issues. Party Illegal addresses most of those through something as seemingly simple as a monthly dance party.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 7, Feb 2016, p18-19, por Periodical Website
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28814
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Indy Weekly’s first style issue explores the question of how and why to dress from a variety of angles in the Triangle. Elements of style, from maker culture to local eco-fashion, North Carolina cotton, and much more are explored.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 46, Nov 2016, p12, il Periodical Website
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27619
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The Southern Folklife Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Wilson Library is the home to a collection of music, writing, artifacts, and other folk art. The collection portrays a picture of the complex cultural factors in the South. The collection features over 300,000 items and is the archive is open to the public. Some of the more unique pieces are discussed.
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27735
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University of North Carolina graduates are making their mark on pop culture. Joseph Headen coined the word “bruh” and has used its popularity to build a business around the word. Chris Kelly has created shows and content for Carton Network’s Adult Swim. Headen and Kelly have both had their content transformed into viral memes and viewed by millions of people. Their inspirations and success stories are shared along with other area residents who have worked on popular tv shows.
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37884
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A collection of church leaders, lay and clergy, from across the state give their views on the blessings North Carolina has to offer. Their insights and prayers for the state cover topics related to its geography, culture, history, spirit, and people. Individuals offering reflections included Billy Graham, and denominations represented were Catholic, Baptist, Presbyterian, Jewish, Episcopal, Moravian, and Methodist. More information about this project, including videos and musical compositions arranged for it, can be found on its website, prayer.ourstate.com.
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21724
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This article examines how the Cherokee Nation, especially its mothers, tried to adapt to the cultural changes forced on them by white Americans during the late 18th and early 19th century while also maintaining their own traditional culture. The efforts by Christian missionaries to 'civilize' the Cherokee people are also discussed and the matrilineal structure and child raising practices of Cherokee society.
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North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 87 Issue 4, Oct 2010, p403-430 , il, por, map, f Periodical Website
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27878
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North Carolina residents gather at the weekly Picking & Grinning at Schley Grange Hall outside Hillsborough. The two-hour gathering has been going on for ten years and brings residents together to hear, sing, and play gospel and country music. The gatherings sometimes have as many as two hundred attend and all are invited to participate. The sessions are important to members of the community, especially older individuals and celebrate their musical heritage.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 10, March 2010, p22-23 Periodical Website
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27936
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The events that take place at the Wake County Speedway are explored. Kristin Gault and Robert Arch talk about their motivations for racing. They also discuss how competing against each other effects their romantic relationship. Other drivers and individuals at the racetrack talk about the atmosphere and racing the speedway.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 21, May 2010, p16-17 Periodical Website
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27947
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The history of when pimento cheese first appeared, its popularity in North Carolina and the south, and its cultural importance are explored. The Triangle area with Charlotte is the biggest market in the nation for pimento cheese. Ruth’s Salads of Charlotte is the top producer of the cheese in the nation. Pimento cheese gained popularity due to the fact it was cheap to make, tasted good, and convenient to take to work.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 21, May 2010, p21 Periodical Website