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16498
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Life may have been rough and crude in Carolina in the 1600s, but according to travelers who recorded their findings and inhabitants who wrote of their way of life in the newly-found country, good food and an abundance of it were not lacking. Ingenuity and hard work were essential in producing, finding, or cooking the products.
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16496
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For over two hundred years many Southern people have been discovering, rediscovering, and adapting a large variety of medicinal preparations and other homemade articles such as dyes, recipes, and cleaning compounds. Folklore journals, diaries, manuscripts, and medical journals reveal the enormous extent of southern remedial lore.
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16497
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The instrumental music of North Carolina's mountains is one of the United State's true folk heritages. Much has been written about the ballad and folksong, but the story of the music of fiddles and banjos, their makers and players, has long been neglected. This articles seeks to tell the story of the music, its heritage, background, and mores.
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16494
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Two classics of North Carolina colonial writing are John Lawson's \"History of North Carolina\" and Dr. John Brickell's \"The Natural History of North Carolina.\" Each contains a systematic account of the \"beasts\" found in North Carolina.
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16495
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A North Carolina ballad tells the story of Alec Whitley, the only man to die by hanging in Stanly County.
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16499
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Barker presents a list of anatomical superstitions found in BLUM'S ALMANAC.
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35168
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The Fool Killer started off as a local newspaper editor who collected current stories about particularly foolish deeds done by someone. He became well known; an example is given of one of his famous letters.
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35169
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A story of how Dr. McGavran’s quest to go fishing in Peru for rainbow trout was continuously derailed, until he finally made his way to a stream and caught a large trout.
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