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    • Rinaldo Burrus Page

    • Wilmington star-news (Wilmington, N.C.); Newspaper publishing; North Carolina State Port Authority
    • Portrait of Rinaldo B. Page. Rinaldo Burrus Page (1890-1955) was born in Columbus, GA. Born into family with a long and prominent history in southern journalism, Page began his career working as a staff member for various newspapers owned by his...
    • 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...
    • AF-A_1955_Riegel_01

    • Azalea Festival
    • The Riegel Carolina Corporation float passes by Thalian Hall on 3rd Street during the 1955 Azalea Festival. The float depicts its message to "Keep North Carolina Green."
    • Fennell-Crump House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Ellen Jackson Murphy (1849-1939), widow of Dallas M. Fennell (1848-1895), bookkeeper. Purchased in 1920 by Edward P. Crump (1862-1943), native of Alabama, chemical corporation superintendent; and wife, Cora B....
    • Agnes Marie Hesse

    • Burgaw (N.C.); Catholics; Pender County (N.C.)
    • Head shot used in newspaper obituary. Agnes Marie Droste Hesse ( 1937-2013) was born in Illinois, and died in Burgaw, NC. She worked several years as an administrative assistant at the Electronic Components Corporation in Burgaw, and was a long...
    • Pine Forest Cemetery

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    • In 1860 the Town purchased fifteen acres and established a cemetery here for colored residents. It was conveyed to the Pine Forest Cemetery Corporation in 1870. Government officials, educators, physicians, businessmen and other prominent citizens...
    • Elvie Linwood White

    • Ice cream industry; Cold storage industry
    • Portrait of Elvie Linwood White. Elvie Linwood White (1889- ) was born in Virginia. White moved to Wilmington, NC in 1922 to become manager of the the T.S. Southgate & Company Wilmington branch, where he remained for two years. White purchased...
    • Bridger Store, Bladenboro, NC

    • Blande County, North Carolina, retail shops, farm supplies, general stores, historic buildings, businessmen, prominent families
    • The Bridger Corporation, at 100 Main St., located in a large 2-story brick building in downtown Bladenboro has annouced its closing. The sign in the window announces a "liquidation sale early in May" . There is yard equipment in the showroom window...
    • Captain John Jarod Adkins

    • Ship captains United States
    • Portrait of Captain John Jarod Adkins. John Jarod Adkins (1851-1951) was born in New Hanover County, NC, the son of a renowned blockade runner. He received his pilot's license in 1870 and devoted himself to the duties of pilot, guiding many ships...
    • 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....
    • Rankin & Martin Warehouse

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    • Vernacular style warehouse built for Rankin & Martin, naval stores merchants. Purchased in 1889 by Burr & Bailey Ironworks. Acquired in 1902 by Wilmington Towing & Construction Company and occupied by W.B. Thorpe & Company, dealers in coal, wood...
    • Mitchell-Anderson House

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    • Oldest surviving structure in Wilmington, Georgian style house built for Edward Mitchell (c. 1744), native of Charleston, SC, carpenter and planter. Purchased in 1828 by Thomas F. Davis (1778-1846), clerk of New Hanover County Court. Inherited in...
    • 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...
    • W. B. Thorpe & Co.

    • W. B. Thorpe & Co., Thorpe, Water Street, Ann Street
    • W. B. Thorpe & Co., Northeast corner of Water and Ann streets. Vernacular style warehouse built for Phila Lazarus Calder (1806-1888), who inherited property from her father, Aaron Lazarus (1771-1841). Remained in family until purchased in 1910 by...
    • Calder-Thorpe Warehouse

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    • Vernacular style warehouse built for Phila Lazarus Calder (1806-1888), who inherited property from her father, Aaron Lazarus (1771-1841). Remained in family until purchased in 1910 by W.B. Thorpe & Company which used this and the adjacent warehouse...

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