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12 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 64 Issue 1 & 2, 2017
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The town of Big City, North Carolina, may not live up to its name, but it does have an interesting story surrounding it. Known for the fried chicken at Big City Café, the owner of the restaurant suffered some serious karmic retribution from the attitude shown toward an African American customer.
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39666
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Tommy Thompson is a musician, actor, and writer, who has pursued his interests of theater and being in a folk band since the mid-1960s.
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39650
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The chairs Max Woody makes are works of art, but ones that are not meant for a museum or gallery. Each piece is carefully handcrafted for the user; style, size, wood species, and more are all taken into account before Woody begins to craft. He comes from a long heritage of chair makers, and also spreads his knowledge to others who wish to learn.
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39651
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The Ward family has been in the Beech Mountain area since the Revolutionary War era, and had kept many of their traditions throughout the years. Traditions in the family consist of musicians and musical instrument makers, painters, clothing makers, and more.
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39644
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Mr. Parnell learned the art of rug weaving from his mother and continues to keep her legacy alive by making rugs and teaching others to do the same.
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39656
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Known as a master craftsman for his woodworking abilities, Eddie Hamrick has created works of art for presidents and children alike. He follows the utilitarianism of the craft from the work of his father and grandfather, but still branches out artistically as an artist.
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39661
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Leroy Smith began making a name for himself in the bluegrass music scene in the mid-1960s and has continued to perform and compose music since then.
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39667
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The Conjure Woman, published in 1899 by Charles W. Chesnutt, has been the topic of much discussion, especially concerning superstition, literary trope, and a complex folkloric phenomenon.
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39668
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Alan Jabbour was a folklorist and musician who contributed greatly to the world of folkloristic studies from when he started up to his death.
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39663
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Surrounding the murders of Jimmy Earl Cummings, Joyce Sinclair, and Julian Pierce, the author documented the rallies and funerals for the victims.
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39664
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A poem about the old barns that are scattered throughout the North Carolina countryside.
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