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24477
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The Core Sound Decoy Festival is held in Carteret County every year and highlights the best duck decoy carvers in the nation. Carvers and collectors come from all the over the national to attend the festival, which was started in 1987 by the Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 6, November 1991, p26-28, il
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9639
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Seme, who lives near Linville, paints realistic watercolors of decoys that display not only his excellence as an artist but provide a record of the history, craftsmanship, and art of the early decoy carvers. Four of his paintings are included along with his comments about each.
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Record #:
730
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Durham carver Ben A. Heinemann crafts decoys that will win awards and be avidly sought by collectors.
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Record #:
26961
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The Carolina Decoy Collector’s and Carver’s Association was recently formed, and is dedicated to fostering interest in collecting old waterfowl decoys and waterfowl carving. New collectors in North Carolina can avoid some of the pitfalls of collecting old decoys by learning from other members.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 10, Nov/Dec 1982, p13
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35558
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The craft was wood carving, the objects fashioned duck decoys. For John Sawyer, what started as a hobby grew into what the author called a second occupation. It was a necessary joint business-like venture; John, color blind, left the painting of the decoys to Clara. How it proved to be business like, more hobby than occupation, was proven in their devotion to detail.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 2, Mar/Apr 1973, p20-21, 38-39
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35947
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Outer Banks residents might be expected to harbor a yen for hobbies signifying fishing village lifeways. The author’s grandfather reflected the rule in model ship building and decoy carving. He could be seen as a model for his models, some featured in accompanying photos. His works gained recognition outside of the Banks by being published in National Geographic in the 1950s and featured in Ben Dixon MacNeill's The Hatterasman.
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Sea Chest (NoCar F 262 D2 S42), Vol. 2 Issue 1, Summer 1974, p28-29
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35874
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Peace and freedom: states of being Vic Gillispie, resident of a land eighty percent surrounded by water, also endeavored. What was exceptional about this Dare County painter’s endeavor: his refusal to paint the ocean. Instead of representing the nautical environment on a canvas, he preferred to paint nautical-related objects like decoys.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 6, Aug 1980, p28-29
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36013
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Woodworks that became part of the Sea Chest’s “Crafts Curators” collection included decoys and boats carved by Moody Austin and flying birds constructed by Preston Stowe.
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Sea Chest (NoCar F 262 D2 S42), Vol. 5 Issue 1, Fall 1978, p60-61