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    • Charles Venson Medlin

    • Surf City (N.C.); City councils
    • Black and white photograph used in the newspaper obituary for Charles Venson Medlin. Charles Venson Medlin (1923-1998) was a longtime businessman in Surf City, NC. He was a native of North Carolina, having been born in Nash County. He was an...
    • Ruth Faison Shaw

    • Shaw, Ruth Faison, 1887-1969; Finger painting
    • Newspaper photograph of Ruth Faison Shaw demostrating her fingerpainting techniques. Ruth Faison Shaw (1888- 1969) was born in Kenansville, NC. She is credited with the rediscovering of the ancient technique of finger painting while in Rome,...
    • George Marecek

    • Fort Fisher (N.C.); Trials (Murder); United States. Army. Special Forces
    • Picture used in a newspaper article. George Marecek (1933- )was a decorated Green Beret accused of killing his wife in 1991. Viparet Marecek was found face down in the Cape Fear River while the couple was vacationing at Fort Fisher. She had...
    • Nathan Xanthos

    • Police; Sons of the American Revolution
    • Head shot of Nathan Xanthos used in a newspaper article about his work with crime victim assistance. Nathan Paleologos Xanthos (1922-2005) was born and raised in Wilmington, NC. After graduating from Duke University, Xanthos attended graduate...
    • Oleander Rd. at Bradley Creek

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, creeks, marinas, bridges, bikers, cyclists, safety issues, 5 lane highway, Boathouse Rd., bike lane
    • A share the road sign on the right side of Oleander Dr.(heading N NE) near Bradley Creek Bridge. This area of road has a wide shoulder to accomodate bikes.
    • 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.
    • Paddlewheel Ship H.G. Wright

    • Wilmington, New Hanover county, North Carolina, boats, steam-powered, Army Corps of Engineers, snag boat
    • Left to right, Leslie Bright, state underwater archaeologist, Jerry Dunn, volunteer, and Dave Carnell, chairman of the board of directors of the New Hanover Co. museum work to raise the workings of the paddlewheel ship the H.G. Wright from the edge...
    • Wilmington Police Department Auction (2)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover county, North Carolina, law enforcement, sellers, bids, buyers, smokers, cigarettes, African Americans,
    • A potential young bidder leans over a baracade at the Wilmington Police Department as he checks out 2 pair of curtains held up by Bill Williams of Williams Auctions. The auction was held at the Red Cross Street complex.
    • Lumina 4

    • renovations, ballrooms, Lumina Pavillion, Tide Water Power Company, Henry E. Bonitz
    • West side of Lumina, showing renovations to porches and steps; American flag flying from roof, power pole in front of building
    • Stephanie and Jonathan Kimbro

    • Children; Wilmington (N.C.); Snow
    • Jonathan and his older sister Stephanie Kimbro in front of their house in a late Wilmington, NC snowfall. Wilmington received 4.2 inches of snow in March of 1983, and a record 2.9 inches for the day on March 24.

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