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7 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 21 Issue 4, Nov 1973
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16396
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Herb doctors filled a gap in American history when doctors were scarce and expensive. Today the herb doctors are very few and tend to take their secrets with them. In Scotland and Robeson counties of North Carolina herb doctors still work with various herbs in various methods.
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35629
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The Foxfire Book was a collection of folklore collected by students from their grandmothers. Dorson reviews the process and outcomes of the study, which he deemed unskilled and did not meet the criteria of folklore.
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35630
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The use of molding baked goods has a long, symbolic history; the molds have been simple or very intricate. For Christmas time, cookies were commonly molded into biblical scenes, but eventually became simpler, along with the recipes that made them. The author included several pictures of molds that were used in Switzerland and Germany.
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35633
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While traveling in Romania, the author collected a series of jokes dealing with propaganda, speech repression, dialogue, and graffiti.
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35634
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A collection of tales from a musically inclined family. Each story centered on an instrument, like a banjo or guitar, and had elements of supernatural entities in it.
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35632
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Drawing from an article in the journal issue published in September 1973, the author came to possess the lyrics of “Sweet Sally,” a song that was in the Adams Manuscript.
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35631
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An explanation of the play-party game “Miller Boy,” which was a combination of song and movements.
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