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    • Williston High School - 1931.

    • Williston High School, Schools
    • The photo was taken shortly after the construction of the building on the 300-400 blocks of South Tenth Street, which opened on January 16, 1931. It was the first high school for Wilmington's black citizens. On May 6, 1936, a fire originating in...
    • 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...
    • Side and back view of Williston High School.

    • Williston High School, Schools
    • Designed by Lynch & Foard, Architects, Williston High School opened on January 16, 1931, for New Hanover County African-American pupils. It was the third school to bear the name, Williston, which was for Samuel Williston (1795-1874), a northern...
    • Greenfield Lake.

    • Greenfield Lake, Community Drive
    • Building the road around Greenfield Lake in the 1930s. 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...
    • Muse-Winn House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for William B. Muse (1884-1927), Atlantic Coast Line Railroad clerk; and wife, Jennie Stanland (1886-1968). In 1931, purchased by George C. Winn (1869-1939), flagman for ACL; and wife, Emma Chancellor (1887-1951). ...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Spillway
    • Greenfield waterfall on the site of the old mill spillway, with fountain in the center. Note the whitewashed trunks of some trees on the right. During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake
    • Scene at the lake, showing the water, cypress trees and Spanish moss. 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...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Spillway, S. Third Street
    • View is from the spillway area, looking west toward South Third Street. 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.)...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake
    • 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...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Community Drive
    • View of lake before Community Drive was completed. 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...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Community Drive
    • W. P. A. workers developed land for the public park in addition to building the road around the lake. 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...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Spillway
    • Part of the gardens at the lake in the spillway area. 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...
    • Greenfield Lake Park in the Snow.

    • Greenfield Lake, Snow
    • 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...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Gardens
    • Gardens at the lake. 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...
    • Williston High School

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    • Begun in 1865 by the Freedman's Bureau as an elementary school for blacks; then operated by the American Missionary Association and named for Massachusettes benefactor Samuel Williston. It became the city's first public school for blacks when...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Cypress Trees
    • General view of the lake, showing the cypress trees, water and Spanish moss. 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.)...
    • Dr. J. B. Lounsbury

    • physicians, Lounsbury family
    • Dr. James Breckinridge Lounsbury (1909-1974), son of Helen Beeks and Ralph Reed Lounsbury, was born in Wilmette, Illinois, June 29th, 1909. He married Miss Beatrice Thomen and was educated at Yale (1931) where he also received his M.D. (1935). He...

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