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Herman Bell collection, 1967.

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Abstract: Interview conducted in Gullah (Sea Island Creole dialect) with Jim Milligan, Christiana Milligan, and Nettie Whaley, all African Americans of Edisto Island, S.C., about life on Edisto Island. Topics include the local environment, effects of the Civil Read more…

William Jesse Kennedy papers, 1902-1982.

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Creator: Kennedy, William Jesse, 1889-1985.
Collection number: 4925
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Abstract: William Jesse Kennedy, Jr. (1889-1985), businessman, author, and community leader, was born in Andersonville, Ga. He began his affiliation with North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Read more…

Joan Fenton collection, 1952-1978.

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Creator: Fenton, Joan.
Collection number: 20015
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Abstract: Folklorist and performer Joan Fenton earned a Masters degree in folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1981. She is the owner of several stores in Charlottesville, Va., that feature traditional and contemporary Read more…

Bryan T. McNeil Oral history collection, 1997.

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Creator: McNeil, Bryan T.
Collection number: 20298
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Abstract: Interviews conducted in West Virginia in 1997 by Bryan T. McNeil for his honors essay “In My Time: The Strike of 1949 in the Lives of the Coal Miners of Southern West Virginia” Read more…

Alice D. Boyle collection, 1971-1975.

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Abstract: Dub of a Globe Recording Studio lp (a privately issued recording, ca. 1960) and tape recordings of Demus Green, an African American storyteller living in Charleston, S.C., originally from Whitehall, S.C., a plantation then owned by the Duponts. Read more…

Brett Sutton collection, 1974-1975.

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Creator: Sutton, Brett.
Collection number: 20041
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Abstract: Folklorist and librarian Brett Sutton was born in 1948 and raised in Champaign-Urbana, Ill. He enrolled in the Curriculum of Folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Read more…

Allen Tullos collection, 1973-1985.

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Creator: Tullos, Allen, 1950-
Collection number: 20043
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Abstract: Allen Tullos graduated in 1976 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Masters degree in folklore; he also earned a Ph.D. in American Studies from Yale University. Read more…

Stuart A. Marks papers, 1970s-1990s.

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Creator: Marks, Stuart A., 1939-
Collection number: 4309
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Abstract: Stuart A. Marks, professor of anthropology and environmental sciences at St. Andrews College, Laurinburg, N.C. Audio tapes and typed transcripts of oral history Read more…

Brett Sutton and Peter Hartman collection, 1976.

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Creator: Sutton, Brett and Peter Hartman.
Collection number: 20042
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Abstract: Brett Sutton (1948- ) was born and raised in Champaign-Urbana, Ill. He eared as Masters degree in 1976 from the Curriculum of Folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His thesis focused on African American spiritual folk Read more…

Jane Abernethy Plyler papers, 1979-1980.

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Creator: Plyler, Jane Abernethy, 1945-
Collection number: 4230
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Abstract: Jane Abernethy Plyler received a B.S. in nursing from East Carolina University in 1967 and an M.S. in community health nursing from the University of North Carolina at Read more…