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34473
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This article is a segment of an oral history with Alton Taylor, who recalls taking agricultural produce to Virginia in his father’s sharpie. Vessel dimensions are given, along with details of the trip.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 2, Spring 1992, p8
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34466
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In February 1905, the schooner SARAH D.J. RAWSON wrecked offshore of the Cape Lookout Life-Saving Station on route to New York City with a cargo of lumber. The article details the rescue of the crew, for which the Life-Saving personnel received Congressional recognition.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 7 Issue 3, October 1991, p3, 7-10, il
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34471
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This article addresses the history and use of the sailing sharpie CHASE, destroyed in a 1933 hurricane. The brief article includes vessel dimensions and general use.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 2, Spring 1992, p7, il
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34467
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Morehead’s first hospital was established in 1911 and replaced in 1918. This article discusses the hospital personnel, facilities, successes, and circumstances behind the hospital’s closure.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 1, January 1992, p3, 18-21, il
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34468
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This article addresses historic 19th century bottles recovered from Carteret County. Emphasis is placed on bottle form and decorations. Some discussion of glass manufacture and technologies is also included.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 1, January 1992, p12-13, 16
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34469
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This article details the history of the Thomas Devereaux Webb House including its construction, and the history of the home’s owners.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 2, Spring 1992, p1, il
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34475
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[Abstract taken from Article] This is the second in a series which draws upon what is known of Cedar Island’s early families and which presents a survey of their first settlement sites. The present account stresses some chronological and folkloric aspects of Cedar Island, our farthest-downeast area. Comment and observation by the author appears throughout; also included is the author’s map sketch.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 3, Summer 1992, p3-8, map
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34479
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September, 1933, a hurricane slammed the Outer Banks causing substantial damage to personal property. Nurses from the American Red Cross were instrumental to community recovery through disease prevention and rendered aid. This article contains oral histories from two of the nurses and describes damage from the storm.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 3, Summer 1992, p13-15
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34480
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Drawing on a recent presentation by Paul Branch at Fort Macon, the author presents an overview of German sub warfare off North Carolina during the Second World War. Details of several subs and their targets are included.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 3, Summer 1992, p18-20, il, por
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34483
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In fall 1992, the Carteret County Historical Society celebrated their twenty first birthday. This article documents the festivities and presents a brief overview of the society, including leadership, programs, publications, and the associated museum.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 4, Fall 1992, p, il, por
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34476
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This article is a segment of an oral history with Alton Taylor, who recalls catching oysters for sale. Descriptions of his family’s boat and oystering locations are also included.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 3, Summer 1992, p9, il, por
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34482
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This article is a reprint of an essay written by Charles Bell, 1907. The essay describes a local farm owned by Emeline Pigott, a Confederate supporter during the Civil War. Emphasis is placed on notable terrain features, agriculture, and daily life.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 4, Fall 1992, p7-8, il
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34481
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Cape Lookout has long been a notable landmark for mariners due to the area’s rough shoals and the natural deep-water harbor. The Cape Lookout Lighthouse was constructed in 1812 and remains in use. This article presents a brief history of the lighthouse and surrounding waters.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 4, Fall 1992, p4-5
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34477
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This article describes vernacular oyster dredge manufacture by Mr. Closs Harvey on the Outer Banks in the 1930s. Dredges were made of steel rods joined with a hand-cranked forge. Images of the dredges are included.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 3, Summer 1992, p10, il, por
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34478
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In August, 1879, a category four hurricane struck Wilmington and Carteret County. Contemporary newspaper clippings document damage to local businesses and infrastructure in Morehead City and along the Outer Banks. Several shipwrecks are noted, along with damage to the Cape Lookout Lighthouse.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 3, Summer 1992, p11-12