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In the 1930s and ‘40s, black farmers settled in rural Halifax County to farm under a program that originated as part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal. The Tillery Farms Resettlement project aimed to compose a percentage of blacks in the farming population, improve their economic prospects and make them self-sufficient, and stabilize the larger agricultural economy that collapsed during the Depression. More than two-hundred black families have owned farms in Tillery, and generations remain on the land they worked.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 1, June 2018, p84-90, por, bibl Periodical Website
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The Outer Banks has long been a mecca for East Coast surfers, ever since the surfboard was introduced to the area in 1928. Jim “Biggie” Vaughn, owner of Whalebone Surf Shop in Nags Head, discusses the local surf culture, contribution of surfing to the economy and environment, and conditions which make the Outer Banks an ideal location for surfers.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 1, June 2018, p122-128, por Periodical Website
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Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Wrightsville Beach, and Rodanthe are among the best surf spots on the East Coast. This article discusses the surf conditions, notable surfers and communities in each of these four beach towns.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 1, June 2018, p133-146, por Periodical Website
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North Carolina surfing began in 1910, when Burke Haywood Bridgers of Wrightsville Beach wrote to a newspaper in the hopes that Hawaiians would share their surfing secrets. This article covers the history of surfing in the state, famous surfers, and surf competitions.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 1, June 2018, p130-131, por Periodical Website
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Legendary East Coast surfer Jo Pickett travels the world surfing. But she makes her home in Wilmington, where North Carolina’s swells remind her of family and the importance of living fearlessly. Pickett started the Crystal South Surf Camp in Wrightsville Beach, which is also the location of the Wahine Classic Surfing Competition.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 1, June 2018, p171-175, il, por Periodical Website
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Tony Silvagni is a world champion longboard surfer and owner of the Tony Silvagni Surf School in Carolina Beach. According to Silvagni, Carolina Beach is an ideal place to learn to surf. This article discusses Silvagni’s accomplishments and how he started his own surfing school.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 1, June 2018, p177-180, por Periodical Website
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In the 1980s, three Atlantic Beach surf shops were established, giving surfers a social network and sense of identity. This article highlights the owners of Bert’s, AB, and Marsh’s, and their roles in developing the Eastern Surfing Association and surfing community.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 1, June 2018, p160-168, il, por Periodical Website
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Craig Love is the chef and owner of Surf House Oyster Bar and Surf Camp in Carolina Beach. The Surf House has attracted a staff of surfers who have connected the culture of surfing to the hospitality offered at the restaurant.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 1, June 2018, p148-158, il, por Periodical Website
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