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    • Lydia Knox & Hilburn Johnson

    • Bladen County (N.C.); Martin County (N.C.); Farmers
    • Lydia Knox and Hilburn Gray Johnson. Lydia Knox (1894-1969) married Hilburn Johnson (1894-1919). They are the grandparents of Elaine Brown. Lydia was born in Martin County, NC and passed away in Virgnia. Hilburn was a farmer and lived in the...
    • Books for Servicemen and Servicewomen

    • Reading, military, packages, New Hanover County, North Carolina
    • Caroleen Hall packs paperback books into cardboard boxes to be weighed before they are shipped to service men and servicewomen overseas. She is an employee of Cape Fear Bonded Warehouse, where the books are being packed.
    • Dr. James McMillan

    • McMillan family, physicians
    • Dr. James Fulford MacMillan (1924-), son of James H. and Sara Fulford McMillan, was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, September 13th, 1924. He married Miss Betty Pollock and attended the University of Virgina and Bowman Gray, where he earned his...
    • Boys Home, Lake Waccamaw, NC (2)

    • abused, neglected, children, Columbus County
    • Shawn Youmans uses a tractor to mow the grass beneath the pecan trees at the NC Boys Home at Lake Waccamaw. Shawn spent 4 years there as a boy, and now has a summer job there before returning to college.
    • Riverfest 1981-2

    • Cape Fear River, USS North Carolina, Battleship, Balloon, 7-Up, Riverfest
    • This b&w photograph captures a balloon hovering above the Battleship North Carolina during Riverfest 1981.
    • Celia Rivenbark

    • Rivenbark, Celia; Journalists
    • Publicity photo of Celia Rivenbark. Celia Rivenbark (1956- ) is a humor columnist and author of several books. She was born and raised in Duplin County, NC. Her career started when she became a reporter for the Wallace Enterprise, and from there...
    • Helen Grey Smith

    • Golf; Women Golfers; Ladies Professional Golf Association
    • Helen Smith hitting a golf ball out of the sand. Helen Grey Smith (1925-2010) was an outstanding golfer and golfing teacher in the Wilmington, NC area during the 1960s and 1970s. She and her husband, former state senator William Smith, moved to...
    • State Port-2

    • Cape Fear River, North Carolina State Port, National Guard, Cape Diamond
    • This b&w photograph captures vehicles from the National Guard 30th Infantry being loaded onto the "Cape Diamond" in preparation for deployment to Italy.
    • State Port-4

    • Cape Fear River, Crane, Crane Operator, North Carolina State Port
    • This b&w photograph captures a crane operator performing maintenance on his crane at the North Carolina State Port.
    • New Hanover County PTA

    • disadvantaged, learning , Wilmington, North Carolina
    • Children help Tannis Nelson of the PTA unload books from her car at Vesta Village. This is the third reading center established in public housing in the last four years. Books are donated by civic groups and individuals. The other centers are in...
    • Bus Station

    • Transportation, Wilmington, NC
    • Brenda Brown (right), keeps her daughter Kim McShane (left), company as they wait for Kim's bus to New Bern to arrive.
    • Dr. E. T. Marshburn and a Student Nurse

    • Marshburn family, physicians, nursing students, hospitals, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. Elisha Thomas Marshburn Sr. (1924-) was born in Wilmington, N.C., November 25th, 1924 to Elisha and Eva Beasley Marshburn. He received his eduction from Wake Forest (1944) and his M.D. from Bowman Gray in 1947. He was Chief of Staff at New...
    • George Rountree III

    • Rountree, George; Lawyers; Senators (United States)
    • Head shot of George Roundtree III George Rountree III (1933- ) is a prominent attorney, civic leader, and philanthropist. Born into a long-time Wilmington, NC family, he attended Isaac Bear School and the University of Arizona on an...
    • Ann Conner

    • Artists; University of North Carolina, Wilmington; College teachers
    • Ann Conner with some of her woodblock prints. Ann Louise Conner (1948- ) was born in Wilmington, NC and is the Chairman of the Department of Art and Art History at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Professor Conner is a nationally...
    • Canal Drive, Carolina Beach

    • floods and flooding, streets, Carolina Beach
    • Pete Peterson who lives in the 500 block of Canal Drive at Carolina Beach drove his car as far as he could and then walked the rest of the way out of the flooded area. He said many were trapped by the high water. Peterson was walking through the...
    • Mary Shreves Crow

    • Ceramic sculpture; Painting; Women artists
    • Mary Shreves Crow in her studio at her home. Mary Shreves Crow (1955- ) is an artist who lived in Wilmington, NC for several years. She has participated in many regional, national, and international exhbitions, as well as one-man shows and craft...

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