1998: 45.1 (Winter-Spring 1998)

North Carolina Folklore Journal 45.1 (Winter-Spring 1998)

The North Carolina Coastal Folklife Survey
Jill Hemming, W.T. Mansfield, and Ann Kaplan

“Preface” | Wayne Martin & Beverly Patterson – – – – – 1

Introduction – – – – – 4

Sense of Place – – – – – 6
Homecomings and Memorial Services – – – – – 6
The Land and Its Influence – – – – – 7
Constructed Landscapes–Ditches, Mailboxes, Signs – – – – – 8
Place Names and Their Stories – – – – – 8
Memory Paintings–Local Artists and Local Themes – – – – – 10

Occupation – – – – – 11
Hunting – – – – – 13
Decoy Carving – – – – – 18
Trapping – – – – – 19
Boat Building – – – – – 23
Crabbing – – – – – 27
Crab Pot Making – – – – – 28
Lumbering – – – – – 31

Community Life – – – – – 33
Religion – – – – – 33
Civic and School Traditions – – – – – 38
Talking, Visiting, and Telling “Lies” – – – – – 39
Recreational Hunting, Fishing, and Games – – – – – 41
Traditional Music, Dance, and Drama – – – – – 42

Domestic Life – – – – – 46
Textiles and Needlework – – – – – 46
Quilting – – – – – 47
Soap Making – – – – – 50
Herbal Medicine – – – – – 51
Woodwork – – – – – 51
Architecture – – – – – 52
Gardening – – – – – 52
Foodways – – – – – 52

Conclusion & Recommendations – – – – – 56

Programming Suggestions – – – – – 57

References – – – – – 61

Photography Identifications & Credits – – – – – 63

Fieldworkers
Jill Hemming – – – – – 64
W.T. “Bill” Mansfield – – – – – 65
Ann Kaplan – – – – – 65

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Cover Images: Upper left, house and fields, Lake Landing along SR 1117 (CFS-WM-008-3);
upper right, Larry Shaw cleans crab  posts, Gull Rock Marina, Hyde County (CFS-WM-004-11);
lower left, William and Etta Mae Cuthrell display squares from her quilting, Kilkenny,
Tyrrell County (CFS-WM-004-11); lower right, concrete gravemarker, along SR 1303,
New Lake, Htde County (CFS-WM-002-18); all photos by W.T. Mansfield.

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