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    • Fort Caswell Soldiers

    • World War I; Fort Caswell (N.C.)
    • Soldiers from Fort Caswell, NC at an oyster roast at Lumsden's at Whiskey Creek. Oliver Hutaff is the young boy in the front, and George Hutaff, Jr., is at the back right behind the fence. Oliver Cromwell Hutaff (1907-1980) was the son of...
    • First Presbyterian Church steeple

    • balloons, blimps, Coast Guard
    • An usual sight graced the Wilmingtn skyline in the form of a surveillance airship. Made by the RCA Corporation, the aerostat, is being tested in the area. The aerotstat flew behind the steeple of the First Presbyterian Church on Third Street in...
    • Matteau

    • Asiatic elephant; Zoo exhibits
    • Photograph of Matteau standing in her shelter by Highway 117. Matteau was a female Asian elephant that once belonged to the Tote-Em-In Zoo located on Highway 117 in Wilmington, NC. The privately-owned zoo is the realized dream of George Tregembo...
    • Fountain at Federal Building

    • Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Custom House, Federal Building
    • This photograph captures a view of the fountain located at the Custom House (later the Federal Building) located between Market and Princess streets on Water Street. Behind the fountain is an unknown vessel anchored on the Cape Fear River.
    • House at 308 Dock Street.

    • Dock Street, Kidder, Moore
    • The house was located on Dock Street behind the large Kidder House on the southeast corner of Third and Dock and was also owned by the Kidders. Louis T. and Florence Kidder Moore resided in the house from ca.1920 until 1926. The Moore's daughters,...
    • William Benjamin Gould and sons

    • African American Sailors
    • William B. Gould, seated, a veteran of the Civil War and his six sons, including three First Lieutenants, One Major in the Reserve, and two Privates. William Benjamin Gould was a contraband, a slave who escaped to behind Union lines during the...
    • Princess Street - 300 block; North Fourth Street - 0 block

    • Princess Street, N. Fourth Street, Courhouse, Annex, Thalian Hall, Odd Fellows Building
    • The east side of the Courthouse annex and the south side of Thalian Hall are in the photo. In the background on the corner of Third and Princess is the Odd Fellows Building. Behind the trees on the corner of Fourth and Princess is Meginney Hall...
    • Wilmington Fire Department.

    • Wilmington Fire Department, Firefighters, S. Fourth Street, Dock Street
    • Firemen who collected 500 toys for needy children at Christmas, pose at the base of the fire tower at South Fourth and Dock streets. The Donald MacRae House is behind the wall at left.
    • Gearhardt Joseph Whilden

    • Whilden, Gearhardt Joseph, 1906-1990; Restaurateurs
    • Photograph of Gearhardt Joseph "Pappy Gay" Whilden behind the counter of his restaurant. Gearhardt Joseph "Pappy Gay" Whilden (1906-1990) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was in the restaurant business for more than forty years and ran a popular...
    • Roy Brown

    • Burgaw (N.C.); Antique dealers
    • Thelma and Roy Brown restoring a trunk behind their store in Burgaw. Thelma Marie Croom Brown (1930-2009) and her husband Roy N. Brown (1912-1997?) ran an antiques store called Wagon Wheel Antiques in Burgaw, Pender County, for 20 years.
    • Butch Morgan

    • Golf; Professional Golfer's Association of America
    • Butch Morgan putting behind his golf shop at Pine Valley County Club. Butch Morgan (1950- ) is a PGA professional golfer in Wilmington, NC. He has taught classes through the University of North Carolina Wilmington for the Osher Lifelong Learning...
    • Hill Haven Rehabilitation and Convelescent Center

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, disabilities, nursing homes, long term care facilities, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, patients, residents, parties
    • John Sola, in a balloon decorated wheelchair, is congratulated on celebrating his 30th birthday by UNC-W cheerleaders. His father, Bob Sola, stands behind him. John is a resident at Hillhaven Rehabilitation and Convalescent Center on 16th St.


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