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    • Franklin Lee Block Political Papers, 1986-1992

    • Block, Franklin Lee, -- 1936-; North Carolina. -- General Assembly -- History. -- 20th century; Lawyers -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- Biography; Elections -- North Carolina -- History -- 20th century
    • This collection contains Frank Block‚Äôs political documents from the late 1980s and early 1990s. The first box is primarily biographical information on Block, newspaper clippings pertaining to his time in the Senate and election campaigns and...
    • Tidewater Camellia Club Collection

    • Tidewater Camellia Club -- History; Camellias -- North Carolina -- Wilmington; Camellias -- Periodicals
    • Box of the collection contains 2 scrapbooks with Camellia Show documents, pictures, membership lists, and newspaper clippings. First scrapbook covers from 1953 through 1971, and the second from 1971 through 1982. Collection has the American...
    • Eddie Wayne and group

    • Bands (Music); Musicians; Festivals
    • The 3 Go T playing at the 2000 North Carolina Azalea Festival in front of the Alton Lennon Federal Building. From left to right: Eddie Wayne, John Toppings, Jon Trunz. Edward Wayne Deaver (1953- ) plays guitar and is the lead singer for the...
    • Knights of Pythias

    • Knights of Pythias
    • Newspaper photograph of the Executive Council of the Knights of Pythias for the 1902 Carnival and Merchants Fall Festival. From left to right: Joseph T. King (1871-1920), Dr.Walter Curtis Galloway (1856-1938), Thos. D. Meares (1848-1927), James P....
    • Eliza Nutt Parsley

    • United Daughters of the Confederacy. Cape Fear Chapter No. 3
    • Copy of a painted portrait of Eliza Nutt Parsley. Eliza "Hallie" Hall Nutt Parsley (1842-1920) married William M. Parsley in 1862. He was in Company F of the 3rd NC Regiment, NC Infantry. He advanced to the rank of Lt. Colonel, and died...
    • Lumina 3

    • Wrightsville Beach, pavilions, dancing, ballrooms
    • 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 - Lumina - Movie screen.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion, Movie Screen
    • The view of the outdoor movie screen at Lumina is taken from the upper level of the famous landmark. Silent movies were shown nightly during the summer season. In 1901, the beach car line from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was sold by the...
    • Angela Walker, Miss Wilmington 1981

    • Pageants; African American women
    • Angela Walker, Miss Wilmington 1981 Angela Walker (1960- ) was the first black Miss Wilmington. She was the first runner up in the contest, but became Miss Wilmington when the original winner of the title, Lynn Williford, won the title of Miss...
    • Stephanie Kimbro & swan

    • Historic gardens; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Stephanie Kimbro and one of the swans at Airlie Gardens. The Kimbro family had their pictures taken in Airlie Gardens every Easter. Airlie Gardens was started in 1901 as a private garden for the Pembroke Jones family. It became a public garden in...
    • Harry Meyer Solomon Papers, 1907-1955

    • Solomon, Harry Meyer, -- 1890-1962 -- Correspondence; Fick, Carl -- Correspondence; Solomon family; American Red Cross -- Wilmington, N.C. Chapter -- History; United States -- Army. -- American Expeditionary Forces -- 2nd Division --...
    • This collection contains one box of materials, and the majority of the documents are related to WWI. The first two folders are miscellaneous documents dealing with Wilmington and places Harry visited. Folder 3 contains Carl Fick WWI documents. The...
    • Orr Farm Blueberries

    • North Carolina, Pender County, farms, farming, crops, fruits,
    • 4 caucasian and 3 African American workers are sorting and packing blueberries in a barn-like building at the J.W. Orr farm off U.S. 421 near Currie.
    • Wilmington Police Department Auction (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, buyers, sellers, bidders, bicycles, stolen items, law enforcement
    • Wilmington police department's Lieutenant C.M. James, wearing police overalls and a police ball cap, tags a small light-colored girls bike.Volunteer Vincent Wilson holds it steady as the bike goes on the auction block at the Wilmington Police...
    • Portrait of James Walker, Architect

    • Walker family, Architects, Builders, Philanthropists, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, portraiture
    • This portrait of James Walker can be found hanging on a wall at UNC-Wilmington. James Walker, (1826-1901) was born in Scotland and came to the U.S. (New York), with his brother at the age of 12. He started out as a stone mason, then later moved to...

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