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Max Woody honored with the North Carolina Folklore Society's 2016 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award at Oct. 9 event

Max Woody, the sixth-generation chair maker and "part-time fiddler," will be honored with the North Carolina Folklore Society's 2016 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award at an October 9th event in Marion.

The free, public ceremony is set for 2-4 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Historic Carson House, 805 Highway 70 West, Marion. McDowell County native Woody, 87, has worked in chair-making for more than five decades, starting when he was only four. 

Job posting at University of North Carolina at Wilmington -- Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

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University of North Carolina - Wilmington - Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
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Review: The Ashley Cooper Plan: The Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture.

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Reviewed for H-SC by Bryan Rindfleisch
   Wilson, Thomas D..  The Ashley Cooper Plan: The Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture.  Chapel Hill:
   University of North Carolina Press, 2016.  Figures, tables. 320 pp.  $34.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-2628-4.
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A Tar Heel Collector’s Maps of France (and the Netherlands) and a Frenchman’s Maps of North Carolina

On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, in a two-part program, maps collector Mary N. Morrow will display and discuss some of her collection of rare French and Dutch maps.  Then independent scholar and author Stewart Dunaway will review the life of French surveyor and cartographer Claude Joseph Sauthier who from 1768 to 1770 surveyed and drew plans of North Carolina’s ten most important late colonial period towns.  Mr.

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