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    • Wilmington College Golf Team

    • Golf; University of North Carolina at Wilmington
    • The Wilmington College (now UNC Wilmington) golf team in 1955. From left to right: Roy L. Godbold, Ken Davis (1936- ), Billy Orr (1933- ), Sam Hinson. This was possibly the first year Wilmington College fielded a golf team. J. Kenneth Davis Jr....
    • AF-A_1955_Queen_04

    • Azalea Festival
    • Miss Sara Shane, Queen Azalea VIII, and Clara Faye Arnold, Miss North Carolina of 1955, participate in the Azalea Festival parade. The pair are pictured on 3rd Street as they pass Thalian Hall during the 1955 Azalea Festival.
    • Louise Williams Love

    • Secretaries; Businesswomen; Junior League of Wilmington
    • Photograph of Henry Rehder, Louise Love, and Everett Hudggins at the Wilmington Retail Merchants Association Meeting. Louise Williams Love (1909-1994) was born in Wilmington, NC. She is the daughter of James Sprunt and Mary Louise McGirt Williams....
    • Port Aerial-1

    • Cape Fear River, North Carolina State Port, Shipping, Ships, Boats
    • This b&w photograph captures a tugboat cruising down the Cape Fear River, past the North Carolina State Port.
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    • Sailboats
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph by Jack Loughlin which captures two sailboats racing in a bay at Wrightsville Beach.
    • Herbert McKim

    • Wrightsville Beach (N.C.); Architects
    • Photograph of retiring Chamber of Commerce President Herbert McKim (right) accepting an award of appreciation from Howard A. Penton, Jr., incoming Chamber president. Herbert Pope McKim (1928-2010) was born in Robesonville, NC. He received his...
    • Caterina Jarboro

    • Jarboro, Caterina; Opera; African American women
    • Caterina Jarboro talking to well-wishers during a visit to Wilmington in the early 1980s. Caterina Jarboro (1898-1986) was born Catherine Yarborough in Wilmington, NC. She was baptized at St. Thomas Catholic Church, and attended the church school...
    • Parsley House

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    • Italianate style house built by Oscar G. Parsley (1806-1885) of Onslow Co.; and wife, Anna McKay (1814-1889). Parsley owned the Hilton Saw Mills, was president of Wilmington and Manchester Railroad and mayor of the city in 1856, 1857, and 1863....
    • Leon Ersel Broadhurst

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; Engineers
    • Portrait of Leon Ersel Broadhurst. Leon Ersel Broadhurst (1910-1971) was born in Duplin County, NC. Broadhurst attended Calypso High School and became a professional auctioneer at the Calypso Produce Market. He worked as an engineer for the...
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Train
    • Since the mid-nineteenth century, Wilmington had been a railroad town, beginning with the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad, which was organized in 1838, and reportedly was at one time, the longest railroad in the world. Some years later, that railroad...
    • Susan Taylor Block as a child

    • Block, Susan Taylor, 1951; Authors
    • Susan Taylor sitting on a bench by Greenfield Lake. Susan Taylor Block (1951- )is a Wilmington, NC native whose family has been in the Cape Fear area for generations. She is a well-known writer of verse, books, and photographic histories on the...

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