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    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Overlake Pavilion
    • A walkway adjacent to the lake with the Overlake Pavilion in the background. During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project Administration(W.P.A.)...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Overlake Pavilion
    • A walkway adjacent to the lake with the Overlake Pavilion in the background. During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project Administration(W.P.A.)...
    • Greenfield Lake Park - 1934.

    • Greenfield Lake, Easter Egg Hunt
    • An Easter Egg hunt held at Greenfield. An item in the Wilmington News, 5 April 1934, reported that the public egg hunt was sponsored by the Wilmington Lions Club. Photographs of the "throng of 2,000 children" were taken by Louis T. Moore...
    • Angela Walker, Miss Wilmington 1981

    • Pageants; African American women
    • Angela Walker, Miss Wilmington 1981 Angela Walker (1960- ) was the first black Miss Wilmington. She was the first runner up in the contest, but became Miss Wilmington when the original winner of the title, Lynn Williford, won the title of Miss...
    • Rachel Freeman

    • School boards--African American membership; Elizabethtown (N.C.); African American Women
    • Black and white head shot photograph of Rachel Freeman, used in a newspaper article. Rachel Freeman (1941-1996) was born in Elizabethtown, NC. She attended Williston High School but did not graduate. She served ten years on the New Hanover...
    • Greenfield Lake.

    • Greenfield Lake, Community Drive
    • Building the road around Greenfield Lake in the 1930s. During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project Administration(W.P.A.) attempt to put a...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Community Drive
    • Cleaning the underbrush and trees, W.P.A. workers prepare the site for the construction of Community Drive. During the Depression, employees of the Workers Progress Administration (W.P.A.) built a road (Community Drive) around the lake. Those who...
    • Joan Mcdowell

    • Homemakers; Hampstead (N.C.)
    • Clipping photograph from obituary. Joan Yvonne Mcdowell (1942-2013) was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Eichorn, Sr. and Anna Horrell Eichorn. She was married to Joe McDowell and was a resident of Hampstead. She is buried in SeaLawn Memorial Park.
    • Colonel Doz Packett

    • Fort Bragg Military Installation (N.C.)
    • Colonel Doz Packett, commander of 229th Aviation, Fort Bragg, NC, visitng Sunny Point, NC. Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point in Southport is the largest ammunition port in the nation. It is the Army's primary east coast deep-water port, run by...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Cypress Trees
    • Cypress sentinels on the lake. During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project Administration(W.P.A.) attempt to put a portion of the numerous area...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Cypress Trees
    • Cypress trees, hung with Spanish moss, in the lake. During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project Administration(W.P.A.) attempt to put a portion...
    • D. J. Peterson

    • Columbus County (N.C.)
    • Daniel Jerome Peterson (1944- ) in front of the Cheerful Hope Baptist Church in Columbus County, NC. Cheerful Hope Baptist church in Delco is the oldest active baptist church in Ransom Township, Columbus County, NC. The church was started circa...

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