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    • Rotting Fish

    • Fishing boats, fishing nets, dead fish, Carolina Beach, New Hanover County
    • Hundreds of dead, rotting fish still litter Carolina Beach after a spill Friday. A net from a fishing boat broke and released thousands of fish. The tide has washed many of the fish back out to sea but hundreds remain.
    • South Water Street - 100 block.

    • Fales' Fish House, S. Water Street, Shark
    • In June 1932, a shark was hung in front of J. B. Fales’ Fish House at 116 South Water Street. Albert Franklin Fales (1891-1943) stands next to an eighteen foot porpoise at the entrance of his father’s business, J. B. Fales’ Fish House at 116 Water...
    • South Water Street - 100 block.

    • S. Water Street, Fales' Fish House, Dolphin
    • Albert Franklin Fales poses with an 18 foot dolphin in front of J. B. Fales Fish House, 116 South Water Street. Albert Franklin Fales (1891-1943) stands next to an eighteen foot porpoise at the entrance of his father’s business, J. B. Fales’ Fish...
    • 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...
    • Muter's Alley

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Train tracks, Fish, Buildings,
    • View of Muter's Alley and Water Streets looking North toward Dock Street, 1940. Railroad tracks are running along Water Street. On the right side is the Ice House, with 2 well-dressed men standing outside, and on the left is an extremely large...
    • Grant-Stevenson House

    • North wing, c. 1875, built for Ruben Grant (1810-1880), Methodist minister; and wife, Sarah Ann Dawson (1823-1888). South wing, c. 1872, built for James C. Stevenson (1847-1907), wholesale grocer; and wife, Elizabeth J. Smith (1850-1919). Son,...
    • Fishing pier at Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Piers, Fishing
    • Fishermen display their catches at an ocean pier. From the fishermen's clothing, it appears to be in the late fall, when blue fish are usually abundant in the surf. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a...
    • Camp Battleship

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, tourists attractions, war ships, WWII, fishing, boats, ships, rivers, scouting
    • During day camp, cub scouts with rods and reels fish from the banks of the Cape Fear River at the Battleship North Carolina. The boat Captain Maffitt is docked between the battleship and the park area.
    • Lendward Simpson, Jr.

    • African American tennis players
    • Lendward Simpson, Jr. speaking at a memorial service for Dr. Hubert Eaton. He is discussing the time he caught a fish hook in his ear and Dr. Eaton treated him. Lendward (Lenny) Simpson, Jr. (1948- ) was born at New Hanover Hospital, and attended...
    • 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...
    • Daggett-Taylor House

    • Queen Anne style house built for Eliza Whitehead Daggett (1846-1907), widow of William T. Daggett (1832-1893), partner in firm of Hancock & Daggett, paint and oil dealers. Purchased in 1911 by Edgar Taylor (1858-1922), wholesale fish dealer; and...
    • Cement Ship Sails Under Bridge

    • Bridges, ships, Ideal Cement Company, Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC
    • Henry Stewart and friend Marry Sutton wait out the Catfish & Rock while the Keva Ideal sails under the Memorial Bridge 1/12/72. By the way, they hadn't caught any fish, but both agreed that it was a nice way to pass the time.
    • Gene Long

    • Seafood industry
    • Gene Long in his seafood store, Motts Channel Seafood. Gene Long (1950- ) has been running his seafood store, Motts Channel Seafood, in Wrightsville Beach, NC for over 25 years. He began fishing at the age of 8, and has a lengthy history in the...
    • Runge-Fales House

    • Greek Revival style house built for Gerhardt Henry William Runge (1828-1876), grocer and saloon keeper; and wife, Johanna H. Eckel (1836-1920), natives of Hannover, Germany. Purchased in 1922 by James Benjamin Franklin Fales (1859-1925), owner of...


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