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36545
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Playwright Gary Carden composed two monologues from true events of murder. One was from Lewis Redmond, a renowned bootlegger and killer of a federal marshal, and the other from Nance Dude, who did not defend the accusations of abandonment leading to the death of her toddler grandchild.
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35532
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A poem about a legendary monster of the Maori people, the Taniwha.
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35144
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This article features several haints, or ghost stories, that the author had heard while growing up in Wilkes County.
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35145
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This is the origin of UNC Chapel Hill’s official song. It is set to the tune of Amici, and was originally sung by a glee club, although many of the lyrics are different now. Several of the verses are included.
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35150
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This is the author’s take on the origin of the phrase “he ought to be bored for the simples.”
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35745
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Music from South Turkey Creek is a record that features performances by Bascom Lamar Lunsford and two of his protégés.
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35718
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Built upon the rivalry between UNC Chapel Hill and NC State University, well-known jokes have arisen over the years. Samplings of these jokes have been included, categorized by agricultural orientation, stupidity, boorishness, backward sexual and social behavior, and miscellaneous.
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35293
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The author lists ingredients commonly found in drugstores that were included in people’s home remedies. Along with the ingredient, Wilson lists what it was ailments it was used for.
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35160
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A song inspired by the true event of a woman, Lottie Yates, getting murdered by her husband in Kentucky, 1895. Complete with the lyrics and sheet music.
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35195
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Silas McDowell collected these two stories, “A Forced Marriage” and “Circumstantial Evidence,” from Mrs. Nancy McEntire, the woman whom he boarded with in Morganton, NC.
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16239
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Ruchala takes on the history and culture of the Blue-Ridge string-band tradition of the Blue Ridge and Piedmont sections of North Carolina. By focusing on the story of \"Sally Ann,\" Ruchala explores the issues of tradition and revival, continuity and change, insider and outsider, and music and dance.
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16244
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On any given day of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, men and women from North Carolina's maritime communities could be observed laboring on markers of these maritime cultures such as duck blinds and sail skiffs, and explaining trapping and net fishing with songs and tales.
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36547
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William Ferris recorded African American blues music in Mississippi, but also ended up collecting interviews, photographs, and film. Through his research, Ferris wrote a book from the perspective of two renowned blues musicians, and explores the sacred and secular worlds of the blues. The book is divided into four sections: Blues Roots, Blues Towns and Cities, Looking Back, and Sacred and Secular Worlds.
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36872
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A book review of Sean Burn’s biography on Archie Green, a man who lobbied for the practice of folklore and its place in American life.
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1156
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A series of articles offers tributes to the recipients of the North Carolina Folklore Society's Brown-Hudson Folklore Awards for 1992. Recipients include Otho Willard, George Higgs, Dorothy Spruill Redford, and Karen Baldwin.