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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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."
    • Alexander Hall House

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    • Queen Anne style house built c. 1897 for Alexander Hall (1874-1933), president of the Wilmington Grocery Company; and wife, Margaret Hargrave (1875-1961). According to family tradition, house was a wedding present from the grooms parents. Remained...
    • 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....
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • First Baptist Church

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    • Gothic Revival style church built for Baptist congregation organized in 1808. Construction began under pastorate of the Reverend John L. Prichard (1811-1862), who died during the Yellow Fever epidemic. The building was completed and dedicated five...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Peyton Hoge House

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    • Queen Anne style house built according to the drawings prepared by first owner, the Rev. Peyton Harrison Hoge (1858-1940), native of Hampden-Sydney, VA and minister of First Presbyterian Church (1885-1899); and wife, Mary Stuart Holladay...
    • 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...

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