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    • Baseball in Wilmington

    • Baseball--North Carolina--Wilmington--History
    • Photograph of Philadelphia Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles in front of the entrance to the Sunset Park subdivision. This picture commemorates when the Philadelphia Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles professional baseball teams played an...
    • Blueberry Farm.

    • Blueberry Farm, Blueberries
    • According to information written on the back of this photo, "blueberries of fine texture and flavor are grown in profusion in the Wilmington area."
    • Modern View of the Burgwin-Wright House, Wilmington

    • Burgwin-Wright House, John Burgwin, Lord Cornwalis, Judge Joshua Grainger Wright, Wright Family, Burgwin family, North Carolina Society of Colonial
    • One of the few Georgian-style houses to survive in Wilmington, the house was built about 1770-1771, by John Burgwin (1731-1803), a prominent lawyer, merchant and owner of considerable area real estate. Prior to the purchase by Burgwin, the lot was...
    • Steamer "Wilmington" Harper Line

    • Cape Fear River, Steamer Wilmington, Ferry, Riverboat, Boats
    • This divided back postcard features a handcolored image which depicts the Steamer Wilmington ferrying passengers down the Cape Fear River. John W. Harper was the proprietor of the Wilmington, Southport, and Carolina Beach Steamboat line according...
    • George Kirby, Ben Chavis, and Angela Davis

    • Chavis, Ben, 1948- ; Kirby, George, ?-1997; Davis, Angela, 1944-
    • Photograph of George Kirby, Ben Chavis and Angela Davis, and unknown supporter. Ben Chavis (1948 - ) is originally from Oxford, North Carolina. He was a minister from the United Church of Christ's Commission for Racial Justice at the time of...
    • Luther and Minnie Bradshaw

    • Duplin County (N.C.)
    • Wedding picture of Luther and Minnie A. Bradshaw. Luther Bradshaw (1868-1931) married Minnie A. Bradshaw (1868-1953) in 1891. According to the 1900 Federal Census, Luther worked in a crate factory. They are buried in the Magnolia Town Cemetery...
    • John A. Moore

    • Moore, John A.; African American architects
    • Head shot of John A. Moore. John A. Moore (1888-1939) was born in Rock Hill, NC. During his lifetime he worked as an architect, contractor, and carpenter. He worked in DC as an architect in the Supervising Architect's Office in the U.S....
    • Susan Webb

    • Music teachers; North Carolina Symphony; Violinists; Immigrants
    • Head shot of Susan Webb. Susan Webb (1883-?) was a violin teacher in the 1930s in Wilmington, NC. She was originally from Canada and moved to Wilmington about 1905. She was one of the original musicians in the first performance of the North...
    • North Front Street, 200 block, east side.

    • N. Front Street, Chestnut Street, Murchison-Acme Building
    • At right on the corner of Front and Chestnut streets is the Murchison National Bank - Acme Building. The bank organized in March 1899, moved into the structure in 1902. Charles McMillen was the architect, with John H. Brunjes, the builder....
    • North Front Street - 200 block.

    • N. Front Street, Murchison, Chestnut Street
    • Chestnut Street - 100 block - north side The main buildings are (from left) the first floor of the Murchison Building, (built 1913/1914); the Murchison National Bank-Acme Building (1902) and the tall building to the left, the Cape Fear Hotel...
    • NCRPC01869

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS John Merrick, on July 11, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Martha M. Donnell, the daughter of John Merrick, was the sponsor. According to William Reaves' "Strength Through Struggle," the ship...
    • Eliza Mumford Owen to James Owen, 1822

    • Owen, Barry, Milton, Ansoc
    • Page 2 of letter from Eliza Mumford Owen to her husband, James Owen, dated the Friday the 27th (either September or December, according to an 1822 calendar). Eliza writes from Milton, their family home, that she does not like to be separated from...
    • Eliza Mumford Owen to James Owen, 1822

    • Owen, Barry, Milton, Ansoc
    • Page 3 of letter from Eliza Mumford Owen to her husband, James Owen, dated the Friday the 27th (either September or December, according to an 1822 calendar). Eliza writes from Milton, their family home, that she does not like to be separated from...
    • Eliza Mumford Owen to James Owen, 1822

    • Owen, Barry, Milton, Ansoc
    • Page 1 of letter from Eliza Mumford Owen to her husband, James Owen, dated the Friday the 27th (either September or December, according to an 1822 calendar). Eliza writes from Milton, their family home, that she does not like to be separated from...
    • Seashore Hotel

    • Seashore Hotel, Wrightsville Beach, Fire
    • Another scene after the fire and destruction of the Seashore Hotel, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, on 26 June 1919. According to Beverly Tetterton, Wilmington: Lost But Not Forgotten (pages 178-179), a new three-story hotel was erected on the...
    • Hosea Horne

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography.
    • Corporal Hosea Horne of the Wilmington Horse Artillery. Hosea Horne enlisted in the Confederate army in New Hanover County, NC in 1862. He became a corporal in Captain Thomas Southerland's Wilmington Horse Artillery, 1st North Carolina Artillery,...

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