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    • Oakdale Cemetery - Monument of Henry Bacon.

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    • Monument is to Henry Bacon (1866-1924), who spent his childhood in Wilmington while his father, Henry Bacon, Sr. (1822-1891), was the chief engineer for the "Rocks", a Federal navigation project (begun in 1875) to close New Inlet near Federal...
    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves, Henry Bacon
    • Peanut Farm.

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    • Three men investigate a peanut stack. "Peanut Politicians" written on back.
    • Peanut Farm, Peanuts
    • Civil War Diary of Henry Hungerford Smith

    • 1864
    • Page 4.4 of Civil War Diary pages attributed to Henry "Harry" Hungerford Smith, husband of Mary Elizabeth Rose Duclos Barry, who was daughter of Mary Stedman Owen and Jonathan Antoine Barry. First entry dated May 3, 1864.
    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Civil War, diary
    • Portrait of Helen Lovering as a Child

    • 1905
    • A studio portrait of Helen Lovering, with the description that she was 1 year, 3 days old at the time of the photograph. Although born in Hawthorne, New Jersey, Lovering had strong family ties to Wilmington, North Carolina and lived there for most...
    • studio portrait, children
    • Marine Technology 3

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Marine Technology, Student, Faculty
    • St. James Episcopal Church Graveyard.

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    • Southwest corner of Fourth and Market streets. Located on the southwest corner of Fourth and Market streets (Block 154), the earliest mention of St. James' Graveyard was in 1781, during the British occupation of Wilmington, although a portion of...
    • St. James Episcopal Church, Churches, Cemetery
    • The Original Babies Hospital

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    • Founded on June 6, 1920 by Dr. J. Buren Sidbury (1864-1967), the original wooden building of the Pediatric Hospital burned in 1927. A Mediterranean style replacement was built and a third story was added in 1955-1956.
    • hospitals, Babies Hospital
    • U.S. Quarantine Office and Stuart House in Southport

    • 1916
    • Waterfront view of the Quarantine Office, built in 1905, and located at the foot of Atlantic Ave. (surrounded by wooden fencing). The middle house in the background is the Dr. Lorenzo Frink House at 313 Bay Street, built about 1890. The Stuart...
    • Brunswick County, dispensaries, hospitals, contagious diseases, Doctors
    • 1-1956

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    • Azalea Festival, Parade
    • Lumina 3

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    • Dancers on the 2nd floor of Lumina ballroom. Strings of lights hanging from the ceiling, wooden dance floors, a large arched area holds the band and is decorated with potted palms. Men are in suits or sportscoats and women are in long dresses,...
    • Wrightsville Beach, pavilions, dancing, ballrooms
    • Death Certificate

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    • Death certificate written out by Dr. E. S. Pigford
    • Death Certificates, E. S. Pigford, physicians
    • Airlie Pond

    • 1930s
    • The pond at Airlie.
    • Airlie Estate, ponds
    • Castle Hayne - Flower Farm

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    • Located in northern New Hanover County, Castle Hayne was named for Captain Roger Haynes (died before November, 1739), who owned a colonial plantation in the area. Around the turn of the twentieth century, Hugh MacRae (1865-1951), a local developer,...
    • Castle Hayne, Flower Farm, MacRae
    • Steamer City of Southport.

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    • Cape Fear River - The steamer, City of Southport, took passengers down the river to Southport.
    • Cape Fear River, Steamer, City of Southport
    • Postcard from Daisy Lovering

    • 1942
    • Front of a postcard from Daisy Lovering to her neices Helen and Susan Lovering. The postcard features an illustration of actress Deanna Durbin's Hollywood home. The reverse side gives Daisy's new address. Daisy (1869-1950) was an actress who...
    • actress, Hollywood, postcard
    • Airlie Garden Archive, 1736-2000

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    • This collection contains materials related to the history of Airlie Gardens and the families that owned the property. Most of the material, in the form of newspaper clippings, brochures, programs, letters, magazines, and handwritten or typed notes,...
    • Airlie Gardens; Pembroke Jones Hunting Lodge; Pembroke Park; Wrightsville Sound, St.Andrews-on-the-Sound
    • Wilmington Morning Star, Page 5, July 4, 1918

    • undated
    • a scan of a newspaper clipping; a transcript of a letter from John Hibben, President of Princeton University, to Leopold Bluethenthal dated July 1, 1918; a tribute to Arthur Bluethenthal and condolences for his passing
    • Princeton University; Tribute
    • Auto Mechanics 18

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Auto mechanics, Students, Faculty, College Presidents, College Administrators, professional staff
    • Construction of  County's Airport Will Start Today

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    • A scan of a newspaper article in which Addison Hewlett, chairman of the New Hanover County board of commissioners, announces that the construction of the Bluethenthal Memorial Airport will begin immediately and progress quickly
    • Bluethenthal Memorial Airport; New Hanover County, NC
    • William Joseph Woodward

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    • Studio portrait of William Woodward seated with his sons. William Joseph Woodward was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina on September 1, 1843. He was a Confederate veteran of the Civil War, a member of the 1st North Carolina Infantry Regiment...
    • Woodward, William, 1843-1907
    • Shipyard Canteen, World War I

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    • Photograph of Liberty Shipyard Commissary during World War I. Marion Reaves is the young boy at the counter in the white shirt and tie. He worked from 11:30 through 12:30 for dinner, earning 50 cents a day. Marion W. Reaves (1904-1970) was the...
    • Shipyards; World War I; Local history
    • Daisy Lovering in Male Costume Holding Hat

    • c. 1890
    • Studio portrait of actress Daisy Lovering dressed as a man, with “When pogo was a boy” written across the front. Daisy Lovering (1869-1950), aunt of Helen and Sue Lovering, performed in theatres around the country. She toured with the Mason and...
    • actress, theatre, stage, costume
    • Civil War Diary of Henry Hungerford Smith

    • 1864
    • Page 4 of Civil War Diary pages attributed to Henry "Harry" Hungerford Smith, husband of Mary Elizabeth Rose Duclos Barry, who was daughter of Mary Stedman Owen and Jonathan Antoine Barry. First entry dated May 3, 1864.
    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Civil War, diary
    • Oakdale Cemetery - Monument of Dr. W. C. Willkings.

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    • The monument in the photo is to Dr. William Crawford Willkings, aged 30, who was killed in a duel, 3 May 1856, reputed to be the last political duel in the south. Held in Fair Bluff, NC, the duel between Dr. Willkings and his former friend, Joseph...
    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves
    • Tinga Nursery - Bulb Farm - Castle Hayne.

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    • A native of Sappmeer, Friesland, The Netherlands, Eelco Tinga (1882-1973) was one of the immigrants who Hugh MacRae brought to the Castle Hayne area. Located in northern New Hanover County, Castle Hayne was named for Captain Roger Haynes (died...
    • Tinga Nursery, Nursery, Bulb Farm, Castle Hayne, MacRae
    • Causeway over Eagles Island

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    • Picture of Brunswick County Road in wet weather, just West of ferry terminal from Wilmington.
    • Causeway, Eagles Island, Brunswick County
    • Marine Technology 4

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Marine Technology, Student, Faculty, Professional staff
    • The Right Reverend Thomas Henry Wright

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    • Studio portrait of the Right Reverend Thomas Henry Wright. Thomas Henry Wright (1904-?) attended high school at Tileston in Wilmington, NC and transferred to the newly-built New Hanover High School, where he was president of his class. He attended...
    • Episcopal Church. Diocese of East Carolina
    • McEachern's Store

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    • Photograph of McEachern's Store, on Market Street around the middle of the block between 2nd and 3rd streets. William Heiden McEachern (right, 1867-1929) ran the store along with his brother Neil Morriss McEachern (1874-1937). Neil's family lived...
    • Merchants
    • Cape Fear River

    • 1900
    • Cape Fear Ferry looking toward Wilmington 1900 - Market Street at Water
    • Cape Fear Ferry, waterfront, Cape Fear, steamer, Wilmington, U.S. Custom House
    • View from Brunswick Side of River

    • 1910-1915
    • Slide taken from Brunswick side of river (Eagles Island), showing 3-4 Tramp Steamers, taking on cotton for export to Europe from Sprunt's. Also Clyde Line Steamer, Freight and Passenger, Atlantic Coast Line Railroad office buildings in background.
    • Cape Fear River, steamer ships, exports, cotton, Alexander Sprunt & Sons
    • Oakdale Cemetery - Grave of Nance Adams Martin.

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    • The cross is over the grave of Nance Adams Martin, daughter of Silas and Margaret Martin, who died in Cardenas, Cuba, on May 25, 1857, at the age of 24. She was on a lengthy sea voyage with her father, who was a captain of a sailing vessel. After...
    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves
    • Steamer, City of Southport.

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    • Cape Fear River - The steamer, City of Southport, heads down river to Southport. Eagles Island is shown in the background.
    • Cape Fear River, Steamer, City of Southport, Eagles Island
    • Civil War Diary of Henry Hungerford Smith

    • 1864
    • Page 3.4 of Civil War Diary pages attributed to Henry "Harry" Hungerford Smith, husband of Mary Elizabeth Rose Duclos Barry, who was daughter of Mary Stedman Owen and Jonathan Antoine Barry. First entry dated May 3, 1864.
    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Civil War, diary
    • Back of Postcard from Daisy Lovering

    • 1942
    • Back of a postcard from Daisy Lovering to her neices Helen and Sue Lovering listing her new address. The front features an illustration of Deanna Durbin's home in Hollywood, CA.
    • postcard, Los Angeles
    • Alice B. Moore Sisson Collection

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    • The collection mainly consists of personal papers of and about Mrs. Sisson, her family and their achievements. She was her family's chronicler. The collection contains photographs, newspaper articles, programs, deeds of property, and biographical...
    • Sisson, Alice B. Moore (1919-2004); Sisson, William Eliason (1910-1997); Borden Family; Moore Family; Henderson Familly; Lee Family
    • Marine Technology 1

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Marine Technology, classrooms, students
    • 1979-1980

    • 1979-1980
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    • clubs; organizations; Garden Tours; charities; flowers; flower arrangement; philantrophy; horticulture; community service;
    • Daisy Lovering in Male Costume

    • c. 1890
    • Studio portrait of Daisy Lovering dressed as a man, with “As I walk along” written across the front. Lovering (1869-1950), aunt of Helen and Susan Lovering, was an actress who performed in theatres around the country. She toured with the Mason...
    • actress, theatre, stage, costume
    • Civil War Diary of Henry Hungerford Smith

    • 1864
    • Pages 4.2-4.3 of Civil War Diary pages attributed to Henry "Harry" Hungerford Smith, husband of Mary Elizabeth Rose Duclos Barry, who was daughter of Mary Stedman Owen and Jonathan Antoine Barry. First entry dated May 3, 1864.
    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Civil War, diary
    • Hopewell Presbyterian Church Graveyard , near Burgaw, NC.

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    • Hopewell Presbyterian Church was founded in 1800 and is located on Highway #177, about four miles north of Burgaw. Hinton James (1776-1847), first student to enroll in the University of North Carolina, is buried there.
    • Hopewell Presbyterian Church, Churches, Cemeteries
    • McEachern Dairy Farm - New Hanover County.

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    • For decades, the McEachern farm, known as Echo Farms, produced milk for thousands of New Hanover County families. Located on Carolina Beach Road, it was owned by Alexander O. McEachern (1869-1962). McEachern was a pioneer in the diary business,...
    • McEachern Farm, Echo Farms, Dairy
    • Class of Nurses, 1920's

    • 1920s
    • Class of nurses from the James Walker Memorial Hospital, 1920s
    • education, medical profession, nursing and nurses, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Miss Jessie Stewart-Later Miss Will Rehder

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    • Jessie Stewart, nursing student at James Walker Memorial Hospital's School of Nursing
    • Rehder family, Stewart family, Nursing Students, Nursing Schools, hospitals, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • A Tribute From Princeton Men

    • 1918
    • A scan of a newspaper clipping; a transcript of a letter from J. V. Grainger, Jr., to Mayor P.Q. Moore of Wilmington, NC; a tribute to Arthur Bluethenthal on behalf of Princeton University alumni
    • Princeton University
    • Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr.

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    • Military photograph of Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr. in uniform. Andrew Harriss (1898-1998) was born in Wilmington, NC. He fought in World War I (with parental consent as he was only 16), and participated in five major engagements during his time...
    • Harriss, Andrew Howell, 1898-1998; Order of the Long Leaf Pine
    • Portrait of Daisy Lovering from Rear

    • c. 1890
    • Daisy Lovering (1869-1950), aunt of Helen and Susan Lovering, was an actress who performed in theatres around the country. She toured with the Mason and Morgan Duo, performing in cities such as Cass City, Michigan in 1888. She was a head member...
    • actress, studio portrait, theatre
    • Civil War Diary of Henry Hungerford Smith

    • 1864
    • Page 3.1 of Civil War Diary pages attributed to Henry "Harry" Hungerford Smith, husband of Mary Elizabeth Rose Duclos Barry, who was daughter of Mary Stedman Owen and Jonathan Antoine Barry. First entry dated May 3, 1864.
    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Civil War, diary
    • Feast of Pirates, 1927.

    • 1927
    • To begin Feast of Pirates celebrations, a “pirate ship,” flying the scull and crossbones (pictured here) rounded a bend in the Cape Fear River and prepared to “capture” Wilmington. After doing “battle” with the Coast Guard cutter, Modoc, the...
    • Feast of Pirates, Cape Fear River
    • French Ambassador Regrets Inability to Attend Service

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    • a scan of a newspaper clipping; the French ambassador declines the American Legion's invitation to attend the memorial ceremony at Bluethenthal Memorial field due to prior commitments in Washington, D.C.
    • French Ambassador; American Legion; Bluethenthal Memorial Field
    • Packing Barrels in Brunswick County

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    • This b&w photograph captures a group of laborers packing barrels along Brunswick County's waterfront.
    • Cape Fear River, Barrels, Pine Tar, Brunswick County, Waterfront, Customs House
    • North Front Street

    • 1913
    • Front St. prior to automobiles; Masonic Building and Purcell House across Street prior to Murchison Building, 1913
    • Masonic Building, Murchison Building, N. Front Street, horse-drawn carriages
    • Farming

    • c. 1926
    • Willard, NC natives, triplets, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob Mills pose in Wallace about 1926.
    • Farms, Wallace, Triplets
    • Oakdale Cemetery - Monument of Gov. Edward Bishop Dudley.

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    • Monument of Gov. Edward Bishop Dudley (1789-1855), a native of Wilmington, who was the first governor of North Carolina elected by popular vote. (Sec D, Lot# 77) (Also see #10 for more information about Oakdale Cemetery).
    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves, Governor Edward Bishop Dudley
    • Moore's Creek Battleground, Pender County, NC.

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    • One of the first battles of the American Revolution was fought at Moore's Creek (near Currie, NC, in Pender County) on February 27-28, 1776. It pitted local Patriots against Highland Scottish Loyalists. Former auditorium at Moore's Creek National...
    • Moore's Creek Battlefield, Pender County
    • Civil War Diary of Henry Hungerford Smith

    • 1864
    • Page 4.1 of Civil War diary pages attributed to Henry "Harry" Hungerford Smith, husband of Mary Elizabeth Rose Duclos Barry, who was daughter of Mary Stedman Owen and Jonathan Antoine Barry. First entry dated May 3, 1864.
    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Civil War, Diary
    • Daisy Lovering in Costume

    • c. 1890
    • Daisy Lovering (1869-1950), aunt of Helen and Susan Lovering, was an actress who performed in theatres around the country. She toured with the Mason and Morgan Duo, performing in cities such as Cass City, Michigan in 1888. She was a head member...
    • acress, theatre, stage, costume
    • Carr-Watters Collection, 1741-1954

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    • The collection contains a variety of handwritten and clipped recipes, seven books belonging to the Carr and Watters families, as well as grade school essays written by Eugie Dale Woodruff Watters. Two deeds from the eighteenth century are also...
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    • Marine Technology 26

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Marine Technology, Professional staff
    • Auto Mechanics 11

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Auto mechanics, students
    • Auto Mechanics 3

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Auto mechanics, Students, Faculty
    • Blueberry Farm - Huntington.

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    • A native of Sappmeer, Friesland, The Netherlands, Eelco Tinga (1882-1973) was one of the immigrants who Hugh MacRae brought to the Castle Hayne area. Located in northern New Hanover County, Castle Hayne was named for Captain Roger Haynes (died...
    • Blueberry Farm, Blueberries, Huntington
    • Parsley Estate - Live Oaks - Masonboro Sound

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    • The house was built in 1912-13 by Walter Linton Parsley (1856-1941), a Wilmington lumberman, and was designed by Henry Bacon (1866-1924), a resident of Wilmington during his childhood and the architect of the Lincoln Memorial. The unique octagonal...
    • Parsley Estate, Live Oaks, Masonboro Sound
    • Wrightsville Beach, NC - Beach car line, looking south from Station One.

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    • The car line followed roughly what is now Lumina Avenue. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North Carolina Banks, a...
    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Station One, Beach Car
    • Portrait of a Young Woman

    • c. 1890
    • This portrait is probably of actress Daisy Lovering (1869-1950), aunt of Helen and Susan Lovering. She toured with the Mason and Morgan Duo, performing in cities such as Cass City, Michigan in 1888. She was a head member of the ensemble for the...
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    • Dave Nathans

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    • Dave Nathans standing in front of what is probably St. Andrews' Presbyterian church during his work on its restoration. Dave Nathans, originally a contractor with Urban Building Development, became involved in the preservation and restoration at...
    • Churches; Historic preservation
    • Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood

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    • Studio portrait of Dr. Thomas Wood. Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood (1831-1892) was born in Wilmington, NC. Wood was a Confederate veteran of the Civil War, assigned to duty in the 18th regiment of the North Carolina Infantry, Company I, known as the...
    • Wood, Thomas Fanning, 1841-1892; North Carolina. State Board of Health; Soldiers--Confederate States of America
    • Marine Technology 27

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Marine Technology, Student, Faculty, Professional staff
    • Auto Mechanics 1

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Auto mechanics, students
    • Original James Walker Memorial Hospital, 1903-1904

    • 1903-1904
    • Originally located on 10th and 11th Streets, between Grace and Red Cross Streets, the fifty-bed facility was a gift from James Walker (1828-1901), a Scottish immigrant who came to the United States in the 1840's. He died before the Hospital was...
    • hospitals, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Old Market House

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    • Market House on Market Street between Front and Water Streets; Demolished in 1881
    • Market House, Market Street
    • Tobacco Farm.

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    • One of the most important times for farmers in North Carolina was the annual tobacco harvest. Picking and curing the flue-cured tobacco involved all members of the farm family. After the leaves were stripped from the plants, they were tied onto...
    • Tobacco Farm, Tobacco
    • Washington, NC - Beaufort County, NC.

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    • Wilmington Chamber of Commerce Goodwill motorcade visited the town of Washington. The 1916 building in the background housed municipal offices.
    • Washington, Beaufort County, Chamber of Commerce
    • Portrait of Josh Lovering

    • 1908
    • Photography of Josh Lovering, relative of Theodore and Daisy Lovering. Personal note written on the inside cover of the folio reads, "They are very flattering. Your affectionate brother, Josh, Denver, CO, January 14th, 1908."
    • studio portrait
    • Rev. William H. Milton, D.D.

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    • The Rev. William H. Milton, D.D., standing in front of what is probably St. James Episcopal Church in Wilmington, NC. The Rev. William Hammond Milton, D.D. (1868-1946) was Rector of St James from 1906-1936. He was very involved in the National...
    • St. James Church (Wilmington, N.C.); Milton, William Hammond, 1869-1946
    • Wilmington Light Infantry (W.L.I.) Papers, 1853-1953

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    • This collection contains organizational records from the WLI. The majority of the collection focuses on the WLI’s involvement in WWI and documents after the war. A large part of the collection deals with the everyday act of running a business. Box...
    • Wilmington Light Infantry
    • Auto Mechanics 14

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Auto mechanics, students
    • Dr. Alonzo Dow Bryan-Obituary from Sneads Ferry

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    • "Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at Sneads Ferry for Dr. Lorenzo Dow Bryan, above, who died Sunday night. He practiced medicine for 40 years in Sneads Ferry, Fulchers Landing, Holly Ridge, Marines, Gillette, Hampstead and Haw."
    • Bryan family, physicians, Sneads Ferry
    • 3rd and Market Street, Looking West

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    • The original deRosset House and Potter House, located at Third and Market Streets
    • Headquarters of the Confederacy, Henry Clay, downtown, Potter, DeRossett, Third Street, Market Street
    • Tobacco Farm.

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    • Two men stand in a tobacco field. One of the most important times for farmers in North Carolina was the annual tobacco harvest. Picking and curing the flue-cured tobacco involved all members of the farm family. After the leaves were stripped from...
    • Tobacco Farm, Tobacco
    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County, NC.

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    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • Portrait of an Unknown Woman

    • c. 1890
    • A studio portrait of an unknown woman dressed in fine attire with a curl of hair on her forehead.
    • studio portrait
    • Rev. Adam Empie, D.D.

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    • Painting of Dr. Adam Empie. Dr. Adam Empie (1785-1860) was known for his erudite, eloquent, and impassioned sermons. He started at St. James Episcopal Church, which was established by the NC General Assembly in 1729, in 1810. He successfully...
    • St. James Church (Wilmington, N.C.); Empie, Adam, 1785-1860
    • Martin George Schnibben

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    • Studio portrait of Martin Schnibben taken by Henry Cronenberg. Martin George Schnibben (1900-1972) was the son of Martin and Matilda Wrede Schnibben. Martin worked for the Railway Express Company for 45 years. He was a member of St. Paul's...
    • Railroads--Employees; Brotherhood of Railway Clerks
    • Thomas Norwood  Simmons Papers, 1908-1986

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    • This collection contains business documents related to Simmons boat building business and Simmons personal financial records. The collection ranges from the late 1960s to the early 1970s. The first box contains correspondence. Most of this material...
    • Simmons, Thomas Norwood, -- 1935-1972; Simmons, Thomas Norwood, -- 1908-1986 -- Correspondence; Simmons Sea-Skiff (boat); Boatbuilders -- North Carolina. -- Wilmington; Wooden boats -- North Carolina -- Wilmington; Boatbuilding -- North Carolina --...
    • Compagnie Générale Transatlantique Souvenir Booklet

    • 1917
    • Souvenir booklet with cover image of the S.S. Espagne ocean liner; travel from Bordeaux, France to New York, NY; a ship's log used to determine the distance a ship traveled within a certain amount of time; a color map of the Compagnie Générale...
    • Navigation; Travel
    • Marine Technology 43

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Marine Technology
    • Auto Mechanics 10

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Auto mechanics, students
    • Oakdale Cemetery - Monument to Elizabeth Maund Andrews (At left).

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    • Inscription on the monument of an esteemed Wilmington lady: "Elizabeth Maund Andrews Widow of Edward Lane Robert Strange John Wilder Atkinson" The lady died August 24, 1915 at the age of 77. (Sec H, Lot #91) (Also see #10 for more information...
    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves
    • Strawberry Farm.

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    • Workers pick strawberries at a field in an unknown location.
    • Strawberry Farm, Strawberries
    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, under construction.

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    • Point Peter (center) is at the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest branches of the river. At the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest Cape Fear Rivers, opposite Wilmington, was as early as 1764, called Negro Head Point or Plantation. At...
    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, Bridges, Cape Fear River, Point Peter
    • Civil War Diary of Henry Hungerford Smith

    • 1864
    • Pages 1.2-1.3 of Civil War Diary pages attributed to Henry "Harry" Hungerford Smith, husband of Mary Elizabeth Rose Duclos Barry, who was daughter of Mary Stedman Owen and Jonathan Antoine Barry. First entry dated May 3, 1864.
    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Civil War, diary
    • Portrait of John B. Lovering

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    • Portrait of John B. Lovering, brother of Theodore and Daisy Lovering. Census records indicate that of seven or eight children in the Lovering family, only Theodore and Daisy survived to later adulthood. Theodore married Susan Kidder Meares...
    • studio portrait
    • Charlie Soong

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    • Newspaper clipping of studio portrait of Charlie Soong. Soong (1863?-1918), who was born in China, set sail for Boston, MA, with his uncle in the Spring of 1878. Unsatisfied with his life as a salesman in his uncle's shop, Charlie escaped Boston...
    • Missionaries--China--Biography; Publishers and publishing; Industrialists
    • Owen and Barry Family Papers, 1820-1978

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    • The collection contains roughly 150 objects, consisting of letters, financial records, legal documents, photographs, newspaper articles, diaries, and family religious books primarily from the Owen and Barry families. Although they range from 1820...
    • Owen family; Barry family; Dixon family; Guion family; Owen, John, III; Barry, John Decatur; Said, Omar ibn; Yellow Fever -- North Carolina -- Wilmington
    • Auto Mechanics 9

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Auto mechanics, Students, Faculty
    • Marine Technology 39

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Marine Technology, Student, Faculty
    • Walter Linton Parsley Estate, Masonboro Sound - Garden.

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    • The house was built in 1912-13 by Walter Linton Parsley (1856-1941), a Wilmington lumberman, and was designed by Henry Bacon (1866-1924), a resident of Wilmington during his childhood and the architect of the Lincoln Memorial. The unique octagonal...
    • Garden, Masonboro Sound, Parsley Estate
    • Lettuce Farm.

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    • Lettuce was a mainstay of the truck farm industry.
    • Lettuce Farm, Lettuce
    • Airlie Gardens - Swans on the pond.

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    • By 1910, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) had acquired considerable acreage on the north shore of Bradley Creek. Jones was a wealthy man, who married Sadie Wharton Green (1859-1943). He named his property, "Airlie," after an English estate of the same...
    • Airlie Gardens, Swans
    • Civil War Diary of Henry Hungerford Smith

    • 1864
    • Page 1.4 of Civil War Diary pages attributed to Henry "Harry" Hungerford Smith, husband of Mary Elizabeth Rose Duclos Barry, who was daughter of Mary Stedman Owen and Jonathan Antoine Barry. First entry dated May 3, 1864.
    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Civil War, diary
    • Major William Arthur Snow

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    • Military photograph of Major William Arthur Snow in uniform. William Arthur Snow (1894-1940) was born in New York and was a graduate of the United States Military Academy and M.I.T. A decorated veteran of World War I, he served with the 2nd...
    • United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Wilmington District; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Wilmington Concert Association Collection, 1948-2005

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    • The collection contains a variety of papers relating to the administration of the Wilmington Concert Association. Meeting minutes, by-laws, financial records, member rosters, and correspondence are all included in the collection. The materials are...
    • Wilmington Concert Association -- History; Wilmington Concert Association -- Miscellanea; Columbia Concert Association
    • Auto Mechanics 6

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Auto mechanics, Students, Faculty
    • Marine Technology 42

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Marine Technology
    • Marine Technology 45

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Marine Technology, Student, Faculty
    • Auto Mechanics 8

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Auto mechanics, Students, Faculty, College Administrators
    • National Association of Retired Federal Employees, SENCland Chapter 337, 1987-2003

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    • The collection contains one box of records from the SENCand chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. Records represent 1987 through 2003, and they include chapter minutes, photographs, membership, state convention...
    • National Association of Retired Federal Employees (U.S.) -- SENCland Chapter 337 -- History; Civil service pensioners; Retirees -- Social networks
    • Nore B. Moore

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    • Portrait of Nore B. Moore in her Sunday hat. Nore B. Moore (1900-2000) was born in Wilmington, NC and attended the public schools in the area. Married to James Moore, she was a homemaker and participated in home demonstrations in the area. Moore...
    • Homemakers; African American women
    • George Rountree

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    • Studio portrait of George Rountree. George Rountree (1855-1942) was born in Kinston, NC. Rountree graduated from Harvard University in 1877, and returned to Kinston to practice law. In 1881, he married Meta Alexander Davis, daughter of George...
    • Rountree, George, 1855-1942; Lawyers; Member of the General Assembly; North Carolina Bar Association
    • Civil War Diary of Henry Hungerford Smith

    • 1864
    • Page 2.1 of Civil War Diary pages attributed to Henry "Harry" Hungerford Smith, husband of Mary Elizabeth Rose Duclos Barry, who was daughter of Mary Stedman Owen and Jonathan Antoine Barry. First entry dated May 3, 1864.
    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Civil War, diary
    • "Ecce Homo" (Behold the Man) - Photographed in St. James Courtyard.

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    • Painting by the Spanish artist, Pacheco (1571-1654).In September, 1747, Spanish privateers came up the Cape Fear River to Brunswick Town, which was then in New Hanover County. A group of citizens captured the vessels after a four day battle. The...
    • Ecce Homo, St. James Episcopal Church, Churches
    • Blueberry Farm.

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    • According to information written on the back of this photo, "blueberries of fine texture and flavor are grown in profusion in the Wilmington area."
    • Blueberry Farm, Blueberries
    • Bellevue Cemetery.

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    • The cemetery, incorporated in 1872, is located on Princess Place Drive (formerly the Old New Bern Road), west of Burnt Mill Creek, and contains about fifteen acres. The date of the first burial is unknown, but by April of 1878, there appears...
    • Bellevue Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves
    • Burgwin-Wright House

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    • The 3rd Street side of the Burgwin-Wright House, which was built in 1770-1771, and was once known as the Cornwallis House
    • Wilmington, N.C.., Revolutionary War, British Commanders, Colonial Dames, Tourist attractions
    • Oakdale Cemetery - Grave of Rose O'Neal Greenhow

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    • Grave of Rose O'Neal Greenhow (1813-1864), a Confederate spy, who was drowned while attempting to get into a life-boat of the Blockade Runner, Condor, in the ocean off Fort Fisher. Inscription on the stone: "Mrs. Rose O'N. Greenhow, a bearer of...
    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves
    • Poultry Farm.

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    • A little girl stands in a chicken yard.
    • Chicken Farm, Poultry
    • Pembroke Park Entrance. (Notation on back of photo).

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    • Pembroke Park was the area commonly known as The Lodge, which in addition to Airlie, was owned by Pembroke Jones. The entrance was on north side of Wrightsville Avenue, near McCumber's Station. Pembroke Jones’ Lodge and Garden with gazebo (Now the...
    • Pembroke Park, Lodge, Airlie Gardens, Landfall
    • Civil War Diary of Henry Hungerford Smith

    • 1864
    • Page 1 of Civil War Diary pages attributed to Henry "Harry" Hungerford Smith, husband of Mary Elizabeth Rose Duclos Barry, who was daughter of Mary Stedman Owen and Jonathan Antoine Barry. First entry dated May 3, 1864, with troop leaving...
    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Civil War, diary
    • Lovering Relatives Gather for Christmas

    • 1910
    • This photograph features Helen Lovering, Sue Lovering, Iva DeRossett and dog Cap at Christmas. One child plays the mandolin, while another plays the violin.
    • children, musical instruments, Christmas, Wilmington families
    • Annie Herring Snipes

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    • Newspaper clipping of photograph of Annie Herring Snipes. Annie Herring Snipes (1895-1977) served as principal of the Carolina Beach school, the Winter Park school, and the Isaac Bear school. She became principal of the newly built Chestnut Street...
    • School principal; Educator
    • Beverly S. Maurer

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    • Beverly S. Maurer standing next to her ikebana arrangement at the annual Art in Bloom show presented by Ikebana International,Wilmington Chapter 212. Ikebana International is an organization dedicated to the promotion and appreciation of Ikebana,...
    • Flower arrangement, Japanese; Ikebana International
    • Wilmington Choral Society Collection, 1952-2009

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    • The collection contains two scrapbooks and Maxine M. Warshauer’s personal music compilation, Born on a River: The City of Wilmington, North Carolina.
    • Wilmington Choral Society -- history; Choral Societies -- North Carolina -- Wilmington; Scrapbooks -- North Carolina -- Wilmington
    • Auto Mechanics 15

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Auto mechanics, students, faculty
    • Marine Technology 37

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    • Cape Fear Community College, CFCC, Cape Fear Technical Institute, CFTI, Marine Technology, Student, Faculty

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