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10 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 5 Issue 1, July 1957
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16512
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Jugtown, as we know it today, was started in 1917 by Jacques Busbee, an artist from a famous old North Carolina family. In the early days, most potters had made jugs for distilleries. When prohibition was enacted, much of the North Carolina pottery making stopped. A few potters kept at their trade, making jars, churns, crocks, and pie dishes. In fact, you might credit the staring of Jugtown to a pie dish.
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16513
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BLUM's FARMER'S AND PLANTER'S ALMANAC, founded in 1828 by John Christian Blum includes a large portion of weather signs and lore.
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16511
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The legends revolving around the origin of the word \"Tar Heel\" are numerous. The two most frequently cited yarns come from explanations in Clark's NORTH CAROLINA REGIMENTS (1901) and in Creecy's GRANDFATHER'S TALES OF NORTH CAROLINA HISTORY (1901).
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35141
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A ballad about a mother who kills her newborn sons, and then is foretold by some children that she will go to hell in seven years’ time.
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35136
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A story that the author’s father had told him from his time as a missionary in India. It consists of his experience with a lake that apparently had a devil in it that would drown anything that tried to swim in it.
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35138
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This article is an excerpt from a book the author was currently working on, and dealt with her brief time spent in a mountain settlement, trying to separate folktale from truth.
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35139
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The story of how a town full of illiterate people gained their information in 1814, by electing the one man in town who could read as their county reader.
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35137
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This is a ballad about the life and death of Josiah Wedgwood Sheffield, also known as Old Joe Shuffle, who was a potter at Jugtown.