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    • City of Southport

    • Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Federal Building, Custom House, Steamer, City of Southport, Boats
    • This b&w photograph (c. 1925) captures the steamer, City of Southport, tied up at the government dock in front of the U.S. Custom House.
    • Four-masted Schooner

    • Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Custom House, Schooner, Sailing Vessel, Boats, Custom House, Federal Building
    • This b&w photograph, taken around 1925, captures a four-masted schooner docked at the Government Wharf in front of the Custom House.
    • Runge-Fales House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Gerhardt Henry William Runge (1828-1876), grocer and saloon keeper; and wife, Johanna H. Eckel (1836-1920), natives of Hannover, Germany. Purchased in 1922 by James Benjamin Franklin Fales (1859-1925), owner of...
    • Baptist Hill House

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    • A Baptist meeting house occupied this site as early as 1825. Front Street Baptist Church was constructed here in 1837 and served the congregation until 1866. Converted to residence when sold to John F. Stolter (1840-1903) and John M. Bremer...
    • Dr. Hooper, Sr., Dr. Koonce and Dr. McEachern

    • Hooper family, Koonce family, McEachern family, physicians
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Sr. (1887-1952), was born in Baltimore, Maryland February 17, 1887. He married Louise Smallbones and they had a son, Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr., who was also a Physician. He received his M.D. from the University of Maryland in...
    • North Front Street - 200 block.

    • N. Front Street, Murchison, Chestnut Street
    • Chestnut Street - 100 block - north side The main buildings are (from left) the first floor of the Murchison Building, (built 1913/1914); the Murchison National Bank-Acme Building (1902) and the tall building to the left, the Cape Fear Hotel...
    • Confederate Veterans

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America
    • Photograph of a gathering of the Confederate Veterans group. Last Confederate Veterans of the Wilmington, NC area. Richard M. V. B. Reaves (died 1930) is the short man in the second row.
    • Another Front View, First Presbyterian Church

    • churches, First Presbyterian Church, Third Street, Orange Street
    • The First Presbyterian Church has been plagued by at least three fires in its history. Dating from 1818, the first church was located in the 100 block of South Front Street between Dock and Orange streets. It burned in 1819 and another church was...
    • James Benson Dudley

    • African American educators; African American newspaper editors; African American freemasonry; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Studio portrait of James Dudley. James Benson Dudley (1859-1925)was born in Wilmington, NC, to John Bishop and Annie Hatch Dudley, who were slaves of Edward B. Dudley, Governor of North Carolina. He majored in elementary education at Shaw...
    • Boating at Greenfield Lake

    • Recreational activities, boating, WPA projects, Azaleas, parks, 3rd Street, spillways, Dr. Samuel Green
    • Canoes and rowboats being paddled between the cypress trees on Greenfield Lak where men are shown dressed in dark pants, white shirts, ties and hats. The lake was named for Dr. Samuel Green who owned a rice plantation on the site. The land was...
    • Greenfield Lake

    • Greenfield Lake, Greenfield Park
    • During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project Administration(W.P.A.) attempt to put a portion of the numerous area unemployed to work. In colonial...
    • Walter Hutchinson Blair

    • Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; City council members
    • Portrait of Walter Hutchinson Blair. Walter Hutchinson Blair (1890-1961) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in both public and private schools in the area. Blair began work as a cashier at the Southern Bell Telephone Company and...

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