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    • Abdul Shareef

    • Islam
    • Photograph of Abdul Shareef reading a passage from the Holy Koran. Abdul Ralman Shareef (1948- ) is the Imam (spiritual leader) of Wilmington, NC's Tauheed Islamic Center, a congregation of Muslim worshipers on Castle Street.
    • Aerial View of Kure Beach

    • North Carolina, New Hanover County, highway 421, Atlantic, industry
    • This is the ocean intake for the Ethyl Dow Chemical Co. which closed in 1945. The plant took bromine out of the seawater to use in making anti-knock gasoline. Years later the LaQue Center set up their corrosion testing operation at this location...
    • Arab Shrine Club Fish Fry

    • fraternal organizations, children's burn center, charities
    • Shriner's fish fry, 4 men in line to get take -out boxes, all in work clothes with 3 wearing hardhats, first man in line has 5 to-go boxes, 2 Shriner's wearing fezzes, one looking toward camera and one leaning on counter with his back to camera, on...
    • Atlantic Coast Line train wreck

    • passenger cars, derailment, antique
    • Photograph is a view of an ACL train wreck showing a passenger car with wreckage on top and a disabled locomotive. Foreground shows show old cars and trucks including a pumper fire truck and an American Red Cross van (Regional Blood Center,...
    • Augusta Futchs

    • Nurses--1910-1920; Hospitals
    • Augusta Futchs' graduation picture from James Walker Memorial Hospital Training School for Nurses. She is the shortest one on the far left. Augusta Margaret Futchs (1895-1971) was born in Wilmington, NC and lived in the city all her life. She...
    • Bath, NC - Marker.

    • Bath, Beaufort County
    • Located in Beaufort County, Bath is North Carolina‚Äôs oldest incorporated town (1705). Braxton-Burbage House is on left. At center is Bath High School, with the 1751 Palmer-Marsh House on the right.
    • Beverly Tetterton

    • Tetterton, Beverly; Tetterton, Glen; Special librarians; Women archivists; Genealogy and local history; Women historians
    • Photograph of Beverly Tetterton at the New Hanover County Courthouse. Beverly S. Tetterton-Opheim is a native of Williamsburg, Virginia, the youngest daughter of Ella Virginia Levorsen and Lester Norvin Opheim. Mrs. Tetterton and her husband Glenn...
    • Billboards on Oleander

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, automobiles, cars, D. West jewelers, Dan's fan city, Shell Island oceanfront, Naegele, Rip-Lin book exchange, Captain D's seafood & hamburger, Putt-Putt, miniature golf courses, Cape Fear motors,...
    • Shows existing billboards, businesses and traffic at the corner of Oleander Dr. and 41st st.
    • Bomb Shell on Third Street

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, 3rd, explosives
    • Sgt. Daniel Howard of the Marine Corps Reserve Center carries an empty bomb shell to his van. The shell was spotted on Third Street in Wilmington. Police blocked a couple of blocks of Third Street until the bomb was removed. Captain Phil...
    • 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...
    • Cape Fear Institute Masonry Class

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, community colleges, CFCC, trade schools, Front Street
    • Henry Sloan, wearing lab coat and ball cap (in center) instructs some of the students in his advanced masonry class at CFTI. Students are laying various cinder block and brick walls. One female student builds a wall on the right side of the room.
    • Cape Fear River.

    • Cape Fear River, Tugboat, Tanker, Standard Oil, Speedboat
    • A tugboat escorts a Standard Oil tanker into the port of Wilmington. A speedboat races down the river at center.
    • Cape Fear River.

    • Cape Fear River, Eagles Island, Point Peter, Steamer
    • A steamer is in the river in front of Eagles Island. Point Peter is in the background. The Native Americans called the river, "Sapona," which is formed by the junction of the Haw and Deep Rivers in Chatham County, NC, and flows southeasterly...


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