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Collection Number: 20225

Collection Title: Stephen Karl Flad Interviews on the Devil's Tramping Ground, 1976

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Abstract The 1976 interviews recorded on audio cassette tape are with Wade Hadley of Siler City, N.C., and Herbert Dowd, Jr., and Mrs. Herbert Dowd of Bear Creek, N.C. Stephen Karl Flad, a German student then studying abroad at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, conducted the interviews for a folklore course. The interviewees discuss the "Devil's Tramping Ground," a circular and barren area in the pine woods of Chatham County, N.C., that is according to local legend haunted by the devil. No additional information about Flad or the interviewees was provided with the recordings. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
Creator Flad, Stephen Karl.
Language English
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[Identification of item], in the Stephen Karl Flad Interviews on the Devil's Tramping Ground #20225, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Stephen Karl Flad of Germany studied abroad at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the mid-1970s.

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This summary description was created in November 2018 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith

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