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7 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 22 Issue 1, Feb 1974
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16373
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Although today's successful farmer depends on different state and federal agencies for modern agricultural techniques, farmers still rely on phases of the moon, home remedies, and folk practices. Whitehurst presents a series of these practices from Northampton County.
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16374
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Maley presents a list of North Carolina superstitions about animals and the weather. For example, pure white cats are good luck, if a bird gets loose in your house it is a sign of death, red sails at night, sailors delight, and large berry crops on hollies is a sign of a cold winter.
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35656
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A collection entitled the “Tar-Pitt Tales” relates various stories that are located along the banks of the Tar River. Five of the stories are copied here, “Noey Lee’s Treasure,” “Mrs. Williams’ Ride,” “George Banks,” “Old Nelson House,” and “Death Light.”
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35654
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The author first heard a ghost story about a ghost that led to the death of its former fiancé from his grandmother, and then collected variations of the same story from other sources.
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35662
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Commonly known by children, even those who never went to a summer camp, camp songs are widely known across far distances and only vary slightly.
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35657
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The author collected three stories from some people living in the mountains of North Carolina, “The Third Sister,” “Ray Hicks and Family,” and “Mr. Mack.”