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Collection Number: 20338

Collection Title: Ann Kaplan Collection (#20338)1999

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Size About 230 items (1.0 linear feet)
Abstract Folklorist Ann Kaplan was born in 1972 in Washington D.C. She earned an M.A. in folklore from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2000. She has worked with the Southern Oral History Program, as an independent folklorist with diverse communities in North Carolina, and as director of the Orange County Arts Commission in Hillsborough, N.C. The Herring Run Folklife Project, funded by a folklife documentation grant from the North Carolina Arts Council, documents farming and fishing in Bertie County, N.C., through oral history interviews with residents and photographic slides. Audiocassettes consist of oral history interviews conducted by Ann Kaplan with residents in Bertie County, N.C., in which interviewees describe their lives farming and fishing. The interviews are accompanied by a description of the Herring Run Folklife Project and abstracts of the interviews. Slides contain images of Bertie County, N.C., including farmland; roadsides; boardwalks; fishermen at work; fishing nets; bait shops; interior shots of workers pickling, canning, and packaging fish at the Perry-Wynns Fish Corporation; fish markets; cafes; exterior shots of the Indian Woods Baptist Church; and an Indian Woods congregation fish fry.
Creator Kaplan, Ann.
Language English.
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Provenance
Received from Ann Kaplan of Carrboro, N.C., on 17 September 1999 (Acc. 98453).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Folklorist Ann Kaplan was born in 1972 in Washington D.C. After growing up in Alexandria, Va., she attended Mary Washington College, where she earned a B.A. degree in anthropology in 1994. Kaplan completed her graduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, earning an M.A. in folklore in 2000. While at UNC-CH, she worked as a research assistant with the Southern Oral History Program. She has also worked as an independent folklorist with diverse communities in North Carolina, including fishers and farmers of the North Carolina Coastal Plain, Jewish residents of eastern North Carolina, and Latinas in the North Carolina Piedmont. Kaplan serves as director of the Orange County Arts Commission in Hillsborough, N.C.

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The Herring Run Folklife Project, funded by a folklife documentation grant from the North Carolina Arts Council, documents farming and fishing in Bertie County, N.C., through oral history interviews with residents and photographic slides.

Audiocassettes consist of oral history interviews conducted by Ann Kaplan with residents in Bertie County, N.C., in which interviewees describe their lives farming and fishing. The interviews are accompanied by a description of the Herring Run Folklife Project and abstracts of the interviews.

Slides contain images of Bertie County, N.C., including farmland; roadsides; boardwalks; fishermen at work; fishing nets; bait shops; interior shots of workers pickling, canning, and packaging fish at the Perry-Wynns Fish Corporation; fish markets; cafes; exterior shots of the Indian Woods Baptist Church; and an Indian Woods congregation fish fry.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Audiocassettes, 1999.

15 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Audiocassettes consist of oral history interviews conducted by Ann Kaplan with residents in Bertie County, N.C., in which interviewees describe their lives farming and fishing. The interviews are accompanied by a description of the Herring Run Folklife Project and abstracts of the interviews.

FS-5509: Interview with Hazel Bowen and Harvey Bowen. Windsor, N.C. 18 February 1999. #20338, Series: "1. Audiocassettes, 1999."

FS-5510: Fishing trip with Luhazel Bunch. Windsor, N.C. 18 February 1999. Tape 1 of 2. #20338, Series: "1. Audiocassettes, 1999."

FS-5511: Fishing trip with Luhazel Bunch. Windsor, N.C. 18 February 1999. Tape 2 of 2. #20338, Series: "1. Audiocassettes, 1999."

FS-5512: Interview with Mike Todd. Windsor, N.C. 18 February 1999. #20338, Series: "1. Audiocassettes, 1999."

FS-5513: Interview with Bubba Peele and Jim Early. Aulander, N.C. 19 February 1999. Tape 1 of 2. #20338, Series: "1. Audiocassettes, 1999."

FS-5514: Interview with Bubba Peele and Jim Early. Aulander, N.C. 19 February 1999. Tape 2 of 2. #20338, Series: "1. Audiocassettes, 1999."

FS-5515: Interview with Arnold Perry. Perry-Wynns Fish Corporation. Colerain, N.C. 23 March 1999. Tape 1 of 2. #20338, Series: "1. Audiocassettes, 1999."

FS-5516: Interview with Arnold Perry. Perry-Wynns Fish Corporation. Colerain, N.C. 23 March 1999. Tape 2 of 2. #20338, Series: "1. Audiocassettes, 1999."

FS-5517: Interview with Bertie County fishermen. 26 March 1999. #20338, Series: "1. Audiocassettes, 1999."

FS-5518: Interview with Gora Gilliam. Windsor, N.C. 27 March 1999. #20338, Series: "1. Audiocassettes, 1999."

FS-5519: Fishing trip with Luhazel Bunch. Roanoke River. 21 June 1999. Tape 1 of 3. #20338, Series: "1. Audiocassettes, 1999."

FS-5520: Fishing trip with Luhazel Bunch. Roanoke River. 21 June 1999. Tape 2 of 3. #20338, Series: "1. Audiocassettes, 1999."

FS-5521: Fishing trip with Luhazel Bunch. Roanoke River. 21 June 1999. Tape 3 of 3. #20338, Series: "1. Audiocassettes, 1999."

Folder 1

Project description and interview abstracts. #20338, Series: "1. Audiocassettes, 1999." Folder 1

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214 items.

Arrangement: Original order has been maintained.

Slides contain images of Bertie County, N.C., including farmland; roadsides; boardwalks; fishermen at work; fishing nets; bait shops; interior shots of workers pickling, canning, and packaging fish at the Perry-Wynns Fish Corporation; fish markets; cafes; exterior shots of the Indian Woods Baptist Church; and an Indian Woods congregation fish fry.

Folder 2

Slides #1-213 #20338, Series: " 2. Slides, 1999." Folder 2

Folder 3

Slide descriptions #20338, Series: " 2. Slides, 1999." Folder 3

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Items separated include audio cassettes (FS-5509 - 5521).

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