Skip to main content

You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: Development
(126 results)



Display: 20

    • Frank Green Harriss

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; Insurance agents; Real estate development
    • Portrait of Frank Green Harriss. Frank Green Harriss (1883-1953) was born in Wilmington, NC, the grandson of Thomas Davis Meares and Jane Moore Iredell Meares. He was educated in Wilmington Public Schools and received private tutoring from...
    • Tom and Dick Boyd

    • Bald Head Island (N.C.); Boys
    • Tom and Dick Boyd with a great catch of fish on Palmetto Island (now Bald Head Island). Tom (1902-1935) and Dick (1907-1990) Boyd were the sons of Thomas Franklin Boyd, a businessman and entrepreneur from Hamlet, NC, who among his many endeavors...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Banks Channel, Airplane, Wrightsville Beach, Beaches
    • A small boat on Banks Channel and an early airplane above; also shows southern end of the beach. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a...
    • Burnt Mill Creek - Brookwood Park.

    • Burnt Mill Creek, Brookwood Park
    • During the Depression, W.P.A. workers clean up area around Burnt Mill Creek, near the suburb of Brookwood. The creek borders the western side of the suburb of Brookwood, which was an early development in Wilmington, just south of Market Street...
    • Cape Fear River - Steamer, Wilmington.

    • Cape Fear River, Steamer, Wilmington
    • The legendary steamer, Wilmington, was owned by John W. Harper (1856-1917), who was also her captain. Capt. Harper began taking passengers down the Cape Fear River from Wilmington to Southport about 1887. He owned two boats - the Passport and the...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Aerial, Water Tower
    • Aerial view from the water tower, looking northeast. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle the area in...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Aerial, Water Tower
    • Aerial photo, taken from the water tower looking east. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle the area in...
    • Carolina Beach - Street scene.

    • Carolina Beach, Bame's Hotel
    • Bame's Hotel, located on Cape Fear Boulevard at Carolina Beach. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle...
    • Carolina Beach, northern extension.

    • Carolina Beach, Beaches
    • Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle the area in the early 1880s by Joseph Winner (1843-1902) and his...
    • Carolina Beach, NC, Henniker's Ditch.

    • Carolina Beach, Beaches, Henniker's Ditch
    • Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle the area in the early 1880s by Joseph Winner (1843-1902) and his...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Boardwalk
    • People on the beach and in the surf - boardwalk is left. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle the area...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Boardwalk
    • Photograph of children playing a game of “Tap,” about 1929, taken from the boardwalk. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Boardwalk
    • Construction in the boardwalk area was part of a W.P.A. project. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Boardwalk, Lifeguard
    • Children pose on beach with the boardwalk and a life guard stand in the background. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Boardwalk, Pavilion
    • Boardwalk and pavilion. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle the area in the early 1880s by Joseph...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Boardwalk, Pavilion
    • Pavilion, boardwalk and stand. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle the area in the early 1880s by...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Boardwalk, Pavilion
    • Bathers in the surf with the pavilion and the boardwalk in the background. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Boardwalk, Pavilion
    • Bathers on the beach and in the surf (posed photo). Edge of the pavilion and the boardwalk can be seen at extreme left. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and...

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK