Browse Exhibits (5 total)

NC Textile Exhibit

This online exhibit documents the North Carolina Textile exhibit that was displayed at the 2013 festival. This exhibit showcased the long and complex history of textiles in NC, from quilt-making to weaving, sewing, and net-making. All of these traditions were and are integral parts of NC traditional arts, occupations, and home life. 

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2013 Statewide Folklife Festival

This online exhibit briefly documents the 2013 NC Statewide Folklife Festival held in Carrboro, NC. It was organized in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the NC Folklore Society, and brought together over 150 diverse performers and traditional artists from across the state, from many different communities. 

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Gordon's Net Works

This exhibition is a profile of Gordon Winfree and his shop, Gordon's Net Works, located near Shallotte and Holden Beach, North Carolina.

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Chicken and Pastry, or What Have You

This exhibition introduces the history and process of Chicken and Pastry making through both written and visual documentation. Edith Green, of Columbus County, North Carolina, is pictured teaching Anna Scott her traditional recipe.

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The East Arcadia Blue Monday Shad Fry, 2013

This online exhibition briefly documents the origins and present day (2013) practice of the East Arcadia Blue Monday Shad Fry. The shad fry takes place every year on the Monday after Easter. Today, it is organized by George Graham, Jerry Graham, Jesse Blanks and Earl Brown.

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