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    • NCRPC0845

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Pictured from left to right are Mrs. L.K. Hoxton, Mr. L.K. Hoxton, assistant purchasing agent of the NC Shipbuilding Co.; Mr.s C.J. Robinson, sponsor and sister of Mrs. Hoxton and Mr. S.P. Ware (far right). Lauching party for the S.S. Sirocco on...
    • Bergen-Carpender House

    • Prairie style house built for Walter John Bergen (1859-1931), secretary of Alexander Sprunt & Sons, Cotton Brokers; and wife, Mary Madden (1867-1947), natives of New York. Purchased in 1947 by Edwin Robinson Carpender (1882-1965), native of New...
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    • Sunset
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph which captures a view of the sunset from the beach.
    • NCRPC0831

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching part of the S.S. Midnight. Pictured left to right are Miss T. McMahon, Mrs. W.S. McMahon, attendant; Mr. W.S. McMahon, assistant vice president and general manager of the NC Shipbuilding Co.; Mr. S.P. Ware, secretary of NC Shipbuiliding...
    • Warren Pennington & Kenyon Woody

    • Aviation; World War, 1914-1918
    • Warren Pennington (right) and Kenyon Woody standing in front of a World War I "Jenny" airplane. Kenyon Woody (1898-1986) was a World War I veteran when this picture was taken. They are standing next to Woody's war surplus Jenny airplane one...
    • Vance Alley

    • Named for Samuel Vance (d. 1805), merchant, who owned the property on the south side of the alley. His widow, Mary Walker (1768-1820), operated a boarding house here, "a mecca for young immigrants from the North." Inherited by daughter, Jane...
    • Masonic Hall

    • Third building constructed to house St.. Johns Lodge No. 1, A.F. & A.M. Until 1899 third floor used by several masonic lodges. Receptions held here for Henry Clay (1844), Daniel Webster (1847), and President James K. Polk (1849). Public Hall on...
    • Purnell-Empie House

    • Italianate style house built for Eliza Ann Purnell (1822-1890), eldest daughter of Governor Edward B. Dudley. Purchased in 1857 by Adam Empie, Jr. (1821-1877), attorney; and wife, Virginia Gwathmey (1830-1917), who added the north wing. Remained...
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    • Fishing
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph by W. Kendall Dorsey which captures Capt. Eddy Haneman deep sea fishing in the boat ""Martha Ellen,"" off Wrightsville Beach.
    • NCRPC01877

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the Joseph A. Brown on April 30, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company located in Wilmington, NC. Mrs. E.K. Proctor, daughter of Joseph A. Brown, was listed as the sponsor.
    • Surveying St. Phillip's Church

    • land surveys, churches, Brunswick Town, NC
    • Norman Malone, Southside clearing Co; K.F. Trefzer, R.M. Bouligny Co.; Dr. Stephen J. Gluckman, Chief Archaeology Section, Archives & History; Bob McDonald, CP&L Transmission Construction Dept and Wallace Richardson at site, St. Phillips Church in...
    • Janet Seapker

    • Seapker, Janet K.; Cape Fear Museum
    • Janet Seapker holding a rusty pistol in the Cape Fear Museum basement storage room. Janet Seapker (1947- ) was the director of the Cape Fear Museum from 1978 through 2000. As director of the museum she was involved in all aspects of historic...
    • Blessing of the Animals (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, churches, Episcopalian, St. Francis of Assisi, services
    • Boo Kelly, left, and her daughter bring their family pets, Tyler (dog) and the cat K.C., to the Church of the Good Servant at 515 Queen St. for the blessing of the animals service.
    • Hanby House & Store

    • Italianate style house and grocery store built for Joseph H. Hanby (1843-1905), grocer, native of Virginia; and wife, Adrienne K. Wilson (1848-1913). One of the citys few remaining ""corner grocery store"" buildings, it served the neighborhood from...


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