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    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03073

    • Azalea Festival
    • Photograph of Esther Williams from the 1958 Azalea Festival. Williams was Azalea Queen XI for the festival that ran from March 27-30. Notable celebrities also made appearances during the festival that year including Andy Griffith, Arnold Palmer,...
    • Henry Rehder Azalea Festival Papers

    • Rehder, Henry Burbank, -- 1911-2004 -- Correspondence; Will Rehder Florist (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.) -- Pamphlets; Azalea Garden...
    • This collection contains materials collected by Henry Rehder that pertain to the Azalea Festival from 1948-1995. Every year is not represented with a higher concentration of materials in the 1950s and 1960s. The collection is arranged...
    • Azalea Festival Royalty

    • New Hanover County, festivals, parades, gardens, beauty contests, pageants,
    • Miss Wilmington Angela Jenness, wearing her crown and a corsage (right) and North Carolina Azalea Festival Princess Tricia Parker (Hoggard H.S. graduate) talk with each other during an outside Azalea function as a group of festival goers look on.
    • Kathryn Grayson, Azalea Queen X

    • Grayson, Kathryn, 1922-2010; North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.)--History; Cape Fear Garden Club (Wilmington, N.C.)--History
    • Kathryn Grayson, Azalea Queen X, cutting the ribbon at the home of Mrs. Bruce B. Cameron during the 1957 Azalea Festival. Eleanor Spence LeGrand Hervey stands in the background. Kathryn Grayson (1922-2010) was a popular singer and actress and a...
    • AF-A_1955_Queen_04

    • Azalea Festival
    • Miss Sara Shane, Queen Azalea VIII, and Clara Faye Arnold, Miss North Carolina of 1955, participate in the Azalea Festival parade. The pair are pictured on 3rd Street as they pass Thalian Hall during the 1955 Azalea Festival.
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03080

    • Azalea Festival
    • Andy Griffiith, actor, made a guest appearance at the XIII Azalea Festival that took place from March 31 to April 3, 1960. Griffith is most famous for his roles on the hit TV shows Matlock and The Andy Griffith Show, a comedy set in the fictional...
    • Azalea Festival 1951, Wrightsville Beach

    • East Carolina University; North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.)--History; Kinston (N.C.)
    • Betty Loughlin and future husband Ernest Luther Sylivant, Jr. Azalea Festival Weekend 1951 at Wrightsville Beach, NC. Betty Loughlin (1931- ) and her date Ernest Luther Sylivant, Jr. (1930-1978) drove to Wrightsville Beach from East Carolina...
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03082

    • Azalea Festival
    • A marching band participates in the Azalea Festival Parade. Date not listed, but appears to be around 1960. Also pictured are businesses on North Front Street including: Brunswick Hotel, Roxy Cafe, Sears, Firestone, Sutton Council Furniture, and...
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03083

    • Azalea Festival
    • A marching band participates in the Azalea Festival Parade. Date not listed on black and white photograph, but appears to be from 1960. Also pictured is a large group of people lined up to watch parade on North Front Street in front of the...
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03084

    • Azalea Festival
    • A marching band makes its way down North Front Street during the Azalea Festival Parade. Date not listed, but appears to be around 1960. Pictured on the left are businesses including: Brunswick Hotel, Roxy Cafe, Sears, Firestone, Sutton Council...
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03085

    • Azalea Festival
    • A Chrystler automobile pulls one of the floats along North 3rd Street during the Azalea Festival Parade circa 1960. A large crowd gathers in front of several businesses including Pickards Sporting Goods, Jewell-Strickland Auto Parts Co., a used...
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03087

    • Azalea Festival
    • A boat float representing the Wilmington Lions Club makes its way down North Front Street during the Azalea Festival Parade. Businesses pictured include Hufham's Clothiers, Singer Sewing Machine Co., and City Optical Co.

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