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13 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 15 Issue 1, May 1967
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16467
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From its early days on the frontiers of North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky, the old-fashioned camp meeting has stood in folklore as a wild and raucous outdoor gathering where the rugged pioneer vented his religious steam, often in unusual ways. Carried on the wings of the Second Great Awakening at the turn of the 19th-century, the idea of the camp meeting spread both on the frontier and along the eastern seaboard, and became a hallmark of American Methodism.
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16466
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Jones discusses the extensive compendia of folk medical beliefs in North Carolina. These are divided between maintenance, diagnosis, notions, and techniques involved in folk medicine.
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16465
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Williams recounts the story of moonshining in the Appalachian South beginning during the early years of administration of President George Washington.
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16464
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Morgan relates some activity from Henderson County, North Carolina that is linked to the occurrence of witchcraft, from unsolved murders to unexplainable cures.
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35263
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The author highlights some of the biggest challenges when comparing tall tales. He sectioned them as the “manuscript collection,” “motif identification,” “computer processing,” “content analysis,” “structural analysis,” ”bibliography,” and “present motif-index.”
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35267
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This is an excerpt from the newspaper Raleigh News and Observer about some superstitions regarding love and marriage.
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35266
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This is a brief overview of the Old Time Fiddlers Convention at Union Grove, which was held Easter weekend and run by the Van Hoy family.
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35264
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This is an excerpt from “Lake Waccamaw: Place of Legends and Nature Lovers,” and is the origin story for the lake.
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35265
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Two excerpts from a magazine titled “Mountain Yarns,” (Sept 1966) and “Merely a Woman’s Opinion,” (April 1966).
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35268
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This is a poem about a country girl who feels alone and like she does not fit in in a city and misses the land back home.
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35271
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The song “Ginnie’s gone to Ohio” was popular in the area and the author analyzes its origins, variations, and composition. The article is complete with the lyrics and accompanying sheet music.
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35270
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The author tells a story of when he and several of his friends went camping at a place that was supposedly inhabited by the Devil.
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35269
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A poem, written by the author when he was sixteen, about his father’s evening routine.
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