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    • U.S. Army Reserve Training Center, Wilmington, NC (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, military, reservists, Navy, Greenfield Lake, servicemen
    • The front of the U.S. Army Reserve training center on West Lake Shore DR. Two unidentified men, one soldier and one civilian, standing by the flag pole with the flag at full mast. Now known as the Adrian B. Rhodes Armed Forces Reserve Center, 2144...
    • Third and Market streets.

    • St. James Episcopal Church, Third Street, Market Street, Carolina Apartments, Colonial Apartments
    • St. James Episcopal Church is at the center, with the tower of the church's Great Hall and Carolina Apartments in the distance. At left is the Colonial Apartments with its mansard roof. The top of the red brick YMCA building can be seen next to the...
    • Children in Class at Recreation Center

    • Bible school, African American, Christian activities, New Hanover County, North Carolina, boys and girls, drawing, ping pong table, bumper pool
    • Evangelist, Amy James, leads a group of children in drawing lessons during Bible study in the afternoon at the Vesta Village recreation center in Wilmington. She leads weekly Bible studies for about 20 children in the complex just off the 1800...
    • Second Street, north - 100 block.

    • N. Second Street, Post Office Park, Cap Fear Club, Chestnut Street
    • The photo was taken across Post Office Park and shows the northeast and southeast corners of north Second and Chestnut streets. The Cape Fear Club is in the center and across Chestnut Street is the home of Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood (1841-1892). Dr....
    • Fourth and Market streets, intersection.

    • Fourth Street, Market Street, First Baptist Church, Temple of Israel, Churches, Wilmington Light Infantry, Armory
    • The Harnett Obelisk (center), just east of the center of the intersection of Market and Fourth streets, was erected by the North Carolina Society of the Colonial Dames in 1906, to the colonial heroes of the Lower Cape Fear, including Cornelius...
    • 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.
    • Religious Toys

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Christian items, Judah's chariot, Bible greats David & Goliath doll, dolls, stuffed bear, toys, video cases, packaged shirts, Jesus automobile tag
    • Myrtise McDowell with some of her religious merchandise in her shop, Bible Book and Gift Center on Wrightsville Ave.
    • Mildred Lewis Curley

    • Nurses; Women
    • Photograph of Mildred Curley. Mildred "Mickey" Lewis Curley (1923-2013) was born in Southport, NC, and was a life-long resident of the area. She was married to Thomas Curley. She was employed by Cape Fear Memorial Hospital, New Hanover County...
    • Derick G. S. Davis

    • University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Picture used by the funeral home in Mr. Davis' obituary and funeral program. Derick G. S. Davis (1920-2004) was born in Richmond, VA, and lived in Wilmington, NC. He was Professor Emeritus at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW),...
    • U.S. Army Reserve Training Center, Wilmington, NC (2)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, reservists, Naval Reserves, Greenfield Lake,
    • A group of Army soldiers look on as a group of civilians are seated waiting for a program to begin in the parking lot beside the building. Flag is flying at full mast. Two military cars are in the foreground, one has "U.S. Army 1 E 9785 for...
    • Wilmington Boxing Center (1)

    • Wilmington, North Carolina, youth, sports
    • Matt Ward waits for the second round to start during a boxing demonstration by the Wilmington Boxing Center at the Cape Fear Museum. The club was exhibiting their skills in connection with a photographic display at the museum - "Athletes:...
    • Wilmington Boxing Center (2)

    • kickboxing, sports, New Hanover County, North Carolina
    • Former World Heavy Kickboxer, Joe Lewis, attacks his opponent, Gary Gardner, at a practice at the Wilmington Boxing Center on 4th Street. Mr. Lewis is coaching Mr. gardner for an upcoming competition.
    • Wrightsville Beach - Whale - April 1928.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Whale
    • View of the whale (pictured center), which washed up on beach. A large sperm whale washed up on the beach (pictured center). The whale measured fifty-four feet in length and thirty-three feet in girth. Its tail was fourteen feet wide and the...
    • 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.
    • City Hall - Thalian Hall

    • Italianate and Classical Revival style city hall and theater built for the citizens of Wilmington, the largest town in North Carolina at the time. One of the nations few surviving antebellum buildings constructed to serve as both governmental and...
    • 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...
    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, under construction.

    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, Bridges, Cape Fear River, Point Peter
    • Point Peter (center) is at the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest branches of the river. At the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest Cape Fear Rivers, opposite Wilmington, was as early as 1764, called Negro Head Point or Plantation. At...


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