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6 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 34 Issue 1, Wntr-Spr 1987
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16299
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One of the constructive adaptations to segregation was to set up community cafes, corner stores, and other businesses. Morrison's Cafe was one such business, and show shot these enterprises contributed to the life of a black community. The cafe provided not only cheap, good meals for poor factory workers, but also generated jobs for unemployed blacks. Although urban renewal and integration are considered two causes of the disintegration of distinctly black communities in areas such as Winston-Salem, places like Morrison's Cafe figured prominently for a time in the social and economic life of close-knot communities.
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16301
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Linn interviews Mrs. Bertie Dickens, an old time banjo player from North Carolina about her musical style, the folk revival, and her devotion to the old tunes and old ways.
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35882
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The relationship between blues and gospel can be seen as two sides of the same coin; both blues are for despair, and gospel is for hope, relating to the same subject. The blues-gospel rap is a map for the psychologically unified view of the world. Using this dichotomy of hope-despair, the positions are either the blues are the illegitimate child of the spiritual, or that spiritual understanding is a marriage of hope and despair.
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35881
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The folklore found within a nuclear or extended family tends to be transmitted from parents and grandparents to children. By using genealogy, the researcher may trace traditions back through a family tree and determine their origins. The author identified four groups of descendents of David Hicks, Sr., whose geographic separation enabled him to trace the origins of their traditions by comparing likenesses and differences between them.
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35883
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The geographical characteristics of surroundings can often seem to impress themselves on the individual. People that lived in the mountains tended to be independent, stubborn, and had their own code of honor.