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11 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 20 Issue 3, Aug 1972
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16429
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Dale presents unique folk tales and lore from Harkers Island as told by Captain Stacy Guthrie, originally of Shackleford Banks, and Walter Mills, who moved from Cape Lookout to Harkers Island after Diamond City was hit by a hurricane. These men present various folktales associated with Harkers Island's history and culture.
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16427
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Of the many folktales collected in the northeastern counties of North Carolina, there are but two that tell of the exploits and adventures of John, the well-known mythic hero of mountain lore. Of these, and perhaps both, went against the folklore current, and moved eastward from the mountains onto the coastal plains.
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16428
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Halloween has had a diverting and circuitous development from ancient times to the present. Clark presents the history and development of All Saint's Day and Halloween from its ancient customs to present activities.
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35541
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The ghost story of “the vanishing hitchhiker” is an internationally known folktale, about a woman who hitches a ride, and then disappears, marking her as a ghost. Five variations of this story have been recorded and reproduced in this article.
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35539
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The author heard a story from her mother about a girl named Flossie who swore she was being chased by a fireball on two separate occasions.
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35540
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In a letter written to the editor, Lunsford asks for assistance in finding out more about a song, “Rosin the Bow,” that his father used to sing.
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35544
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Based on his own personal experience, the author relates how ginseng has made him feel healthier, and compares the different varieties of the root.
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35542
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Three unrelated stories, entitled “Remote-Control Healing,” “Dreams of an Indian Chief,” and “The Bride and the Panther.”
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35545
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A poem about a rich man who had died and left all his money.
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35543
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A short blurb about not planting during the days of the star sign Cancer.
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35538
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A collection of 17 stories and folktales written by children, each with an accompanying drawing.