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    • Painting Entrance to Airlie Gardens

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, advertisements, azaleas, billboards, tourist attractions, flowers, gardens, Intracoastal Waterway
    • David King of Naegele outdoor advertising hand paints a new Airlie Gardens entrance sign at the corner of Airlie Rd and Oleander Dr., near Wrightsville Beach.
    • NCRPC0938

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Miss Mariam Inez Cook, sponsor from Concord, NC, was the winner of a school war bond selling contest. She came to Wilmington to christen the S.S. Simoon on May 14, 1945. It was the 214th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company.
    • Dave Allen

    • Allen, Dave, 1949- ; Swimming coaches; University of North Carolina, Wilmington
    • Head shot of Dave Allen. Dave Allen (1949- ) originated the swimming and diving program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 1977, and has been the head coach ever since. His teams have won 12 straight CAA titles. He has been voted...
    • Grace Church Sunday School Annex

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    • The only portion of Grace Methodist Church to survive the 1947 fire, was dedicated on January 14, 1917, during the tenure of the Reverend M. T. Plyler. Building committee members were R. C. Merritt, chairman, J. E. Willoughby, J. T. King, T. A....
    • Bernard Bernstein

    • Senior Olympics
    • Head shot of Bernard Bernstein. Bernard Bernstein (1928-2010) lived in Hampstead, NC at the time of this photograph in 1988. That same year, he won a bronze medal in billiards at the North Carolina Senior Olympics, which are for people 55 and...
    • Karl Davis

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    • Photograph of Karl Davis. Karl Davis (1949-2008) from Albany, NY, worked at WECT, Wilmington, NC, in broadcast sales until he became the General Manager. He served in that position for three years until he was killed in a motorcycle accident in...
    • Janie Delila Skipper Gore

    • Oakdale Cemetery (Wilmington N.C.); Wrightsville Beach (N.C.)
    • News photograph used in her obituary. Janie Delila Skipper Gore (1923-2013) was a native of New Hanover County, having lived in Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach. She graduated from New Hanover High School in 1940, and worked in the New Hanover...
    • NCRPC01861

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • The SS Jose Bonifacio was launched April 14, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. It was sponsored by Madame Aleucastro Guimaraes, wife of the ambassador from Brazil.
    • Block Shirt Factory (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, factories, Industries, sewing, clothing
    • Rives industries, which leased space and equipment at the site of Block Industries on S. 3rd St., plans to close in March 1994 after 14 months in business.
    • Bed and Breakfast Inns (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, fund raisers, walking tours, Christmas tours, decorations, historic district
    • Gary Beane (left) and Jordan Christopher prepare the dining room at the Five Star Bed and Breakfast Inn, located at 14 N. 7th street, for the Old Wilmington by Candlelight Tour, which takes place annually during the December holiday season.

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