Collection Number: 20567-z

Collection Title: Frances Barefoot Collection, 1978-1996

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Size 45 items
Abstract Frances Barefoot (1927-2019), a white hollerer, was the women's winner, with her chihuahua "Peanut," of the 1978 National Hollerin' Contest in Spivey's Corner, N.C. The collection consists of a scrapbook, photographic images, and audio and video recordings that document her participation in the contest.
Creator Barefoot, Frances, 1927-2019
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Frances Barefoot Collection #20567-z, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Pamela Barefoot in April 2019 (Acc. 103584).
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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Frances McLeod Barefoot (1927-2019), a white hollerer, owned a nursery in Smithfield, N.C.

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Frances Barefoot (1927-2019), a white hollerer, was the women's winner, with her chihuahua "Peanut," of the 1978 National Hollerin' Contest in Spivey's Corner, N.C. The collection consists of a scrapbook, photographic images, and audio and video recordings that document her participation in the contest.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Nancy Kaiser and Patrick Cullom, May 2019; Updated by Anne Wells and Clare Carlson, September 2019

Encoded by: Nancy Kaiser, May 2019

Since August 2017, we have added ethnic and racial identities for individuals and families represented in collections. To determine identity, we rely on self-identification; other information supplied to the repository by collection creators or sources; public records, press accounts, and secondary sources; and contextual information in the collection materials. Omissions of ethnic and racial identities in finding aids created or updated after August 2017 are an indication of insufficient information to make an educated guess or an individual's preference for identity information to be excluded from description. When we have misidentified, please let us know at wilsonlibrary@unc.edu.

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