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    • Louis T. Moore and James Edward Lee Wade

    • Moore, Louis Toomer, 1885-1961
    • Louis T. Moore (on right) and J. E. L. Wade, possibly at the dedication of the memorial to the men from the city and county who fought in WWI and WWII at Greenfield Lake. James E. L. Wade (1889-1980), consummate Wilmington politician and...
    • James E. L. Wade Collection, 1917-1980

    • Wade, James E. L., -- 1889-1980 -- Correspondence; Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company -- History; Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen -- History; Wade Realty Company (Wilmington, N.C.) --Correspondence; United Service Organizations (U.S.) --...
    • This collection deals largely with James E. L. Wade’s involvement in the public eye in Wilmington beginning with his career as a city councilman and later as mayor of Wilmington in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The first box contains two folders...
    • Rev. Dr. John L. Fairly

    • Presbyterian Church; Clergy; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Christian Education
    • Portrait of Reverend Doctor John L. Fairly. Rev. Dr. John L. Fairly (1888-1964) was born in Laurinburg, NC. He attended Davidson College and Union Theological Seminary where he earned a Doctor of Divinity in 1922. Rev. Fairly started as the...
    • NCRPC0905

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • The launching part of the U.S.S. Adirondack took place Jan. 13, 1945. Pictured left to right are Mr. P.F. Halsey; Mrs. Harry T. Johnson; Mr. E.L. White; Mrs. L.B. Grainger; W.S. McMahon; Mrs. J. Chadbourne and Mrs. E.L. White, sponsor.
    • A.C.L. Freight Warehouse

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Warehouses, Waterfront
    • This b&w photograph features an aerial view of the A.C.L. Freight Warehouse and portions of the "A" building warehouse--both of which would later serve as home of the Wilmington Railroad Museum.
    • Home of Mrs. Preston L . Bridgers

    • Bridgers family, 3rd Street, Dock Street
    • Located at 100 South 3rd Street, (and Dock Streets), the home of Mary Bridgers (granddaughter of John Haywood, treasurer of North Carolina and descendant of Richard Eagles whom Eagles Island is named after) and widow of Preston L. Bridgers, son of...
    • Bus Accident

    • New Hanover, North Carolina
    • Wilmington police officers, J.D. Wright, and B.L. Daniels, prepare their report following a school bus/car collision at the intersection of 13th Street and Wooster Street early Wednesday morning. The bus driver, Larry Lloyd, had just dropped off a...
    • NCRPC0826a

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the S.S. Edward B. Dudley on Feb. 13, 1943. Mrs. L.E. Keith (holding bottle), matron of honor Mrs. L.H. Flowers of Newport News, VA, and maid of honor Johanna E. Rehder (far right) wait for the launching of the 67th ship built by the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • David Jones

    • Jones, David L.; Mayors
    • David Jones, Mayor of Wilmington, at the 597th U. S. Army Transportation Terminal, Southport, NC (Possible Maritime Day celebration). David L. Jones (1935- ) is a small business owner and well-respected community leader. He was the Mayor of...
    • Robert L Henry

    • Newspaper clipping of photograph. Robert L. Henry (1939- ) was a loan officer at the North Carolina National Bank in the 1970's, working his way up from the position of a messenger.
    • Lake Forest School Principals

    • Educators
    • Lake Forest Principals in front of the school. Clifton L. Long (1941- ) was the principal, and Gwendolyn L. Robinson (1931- ) and Russell D. Simmons (1943- ) were the assistant principals at Lake Forest School in this photo, probably when it was a...
    • Wilburn L. Trask House

    • Greek Revival style house built for Wilburn L. Trask (1836-1866), Wilmington & Weldon Railroad engineer; and wife, Sarah R. Pitman (1843-1883), native of Chatham County. In 1904 purchased as rental property by Charles D. Yarborough (1864-1948),...
    • Matthews-Williams House

    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for E.L. Mathews, Sr. (1880-1964), native of Florence County, SC, founder of E.L. Mathews Candy Co.; and wife, Elizabeth J. Rogers (1880-1918), native of Sampson County. Purchased in 1949 by Herbert Rinton...
    • F. L. Meier, Jr.

    • North Carolina State University
    • Head shot of F.L. Meier, Jr., used for his obituary in the newspaper. Francis Lemountte "Tanky" Meier Jr. (1922-2013) born and raised in Wilmington, NC. He attended Tileston and New Hanover High School, where he played on the tennis team. ...


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