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An area near Swansboro known as the Hammocks, as much as S.R. Simmons Camp, helped shape the character of generations of rural, black high school students. Recollections such as former camper and camp director Willie Randolph attest the enduring impact of what’s also described as a beach resort and community retreat.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 87 Issue 1, June 2019, p98-100, 102, 104, 106 Periodical Website
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40416
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Two decades before Rachel Carson became a pioneer for the environmentalist movement, she laid the foundation for marine biologists through her work at a trio of islands south of Beaufort. In addition to the landmark Silent Spring is the perhaps lesser known first book, Under the Sea Wind, inspired by her experiences at Carrot, Town Marsh, and Bird Shoal.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 87 Issue 1, June 2019, p128-132, 134, 136 Periodical Website
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40417
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McCorkle’s return to Holden Beach suggested much has changed in the fifty year old island town. In recalling landmarks such as the Surfside Pavilion, a rustic swing bridge, and VanWerry Grocery Store, she proved the town is also the same: in memory.
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40415
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A day in the life account reveals how native commercial fishermen help to incrementally increase the amount of local seafood sold in restaurants across North Carolina and keep the "sea to table" food trend viable.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 87 Issue 1, June 2019, p108-112, 114-115 Periodical Website
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40418
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The nationally recognized Civil Rights Movement was represented locally by events such as the 1957 sit-in at Durham’s Royal Ice Cream Company, led by the Rev. Douglas Moore, and the 1960 Woolworth sit-in led by a quartet of AT&T students. Protests such as these planted seeds of justice that, decades later, is bearing fruit for both blacks and whites.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 87 Issue 1, June 2019, p168-170, 172, 174, 176 Periodical Website
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40419
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Erasmus Midgett’s mission for saving lives in Ocracoke ended in 1910, but in a sense endured far beyond his time as an employee for Life-Saving Service. He laid the foundation for a legacy that has lasted over a century, involved over two hundred members of his family, and extended into their service for Life-Saving Services’ successor, the Coast Guard.
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