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    • "Lydonia" in Port

    • Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Murchison Building, Fireboat Station House, Chestnut Street, Boats, Lydonia,
    • This b&w photograph captures the U.S. Coast Geographic Survey Vessel, "Lydonia," in port in 1926.
    • A.M. Wilson House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built as residence for Captain Alexander M. Wilson, Sr. (1851-1914); and wife, Ellen Nora Piver (1857-1911). At age 12, he enlisted in the Confederate Army and was engaged in the battle of Fort Fisher. He later became a...
    • Agnes MacRae Morton

    • Grandfather Mountain Highland Games
    • Head shot of Agnes MacRae Morton. Agnes MacRae Morton (1897-1982) was born in Wilmington, NC. She was an active member of St. James Episcopal Church from the 1920s until she moved to Linville, NC in the 1960s. She is best known as the co-founder...
    • Alfred Moore Waddell

    • Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912; Legislators--United States
    • Portrait of Alfred Moore Waddell taken while he was the Mayor of Wilmington, NC. Alfred Moore Waddell (1834-1912) was born in Hillsborough, NC on September 16, 1834. After graduating from the University of North Carolina in 1853, Waddell was...
    • Amelia R. Martin

    • African American nurses
    • Photograph of Amelia Martin wearing a silver dress and matching hat. Amelia Martin (1940- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. She graduated from Williston Senior High School in 1958 and the Community School of Nursing in 1962. She was the second black...
    • Ample Parking on Premises--The Landis

    • Landis Hotel
    • This divided back postcard features an illustration which depicts the Landis Hotel at Wrightsville Beach. Owned and operated by Mrs. C. M. Landis, the establishment is described as ""spic and span"" and equipped with ""Beauty Rests.""
    • Atlantic I and Modoc

    • Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Federal Building, Custom House, Fireboat, Atlantic I, Coast Guard, Cutter, Modoc, Boats, Ships
    • This b&w photograph (c.1925)captures the fireboat Atlantic I with the Coast Guard Cutter Modoc in front of the Custom House.
    • B.U.M.P. Theatre Company

    • theater, drama, plays, New Hanover County
    • Victor (Steve Coley) upends Corie (Hope Brownewell) as an astonished Paul (Pierre Brulatour) looks on in a scene from Barefoot in the Park. The play was performed by the B.U.M.P Theatre Company in Wilmington, N.C.
    • B'nai Israel Bombing

    • New Hanover County, Jews, policemen, religions, bombs, explosions, judaism, conservative
    • An unidentified Wilmington police detective enters the synagogue at 2601 Chesnut St where another man looks out the door. The synagogue's vestibule and facade was heavily damaged (one column down, windows blown out and holes in the brick walls) by...
    • Baldwin-Latimer-Jordan House

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    • Italianate style house built for Albert M. Baldwin (1845-1934), dentist; and wife, Bettie S. Mitchell (1847-1888). Enlarged and remodeled by Edward S. Latimer (1857-1901), attorney; and wife, Anne Huske (1860-1934). Hettie James Jordan (1869-1941)...
    • Baptist Hill House

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    • A Baptist meeting house occupied this site as early as 1825. Front Street Baptist Church was constructed here in 1837 and served the congregation until 1866. Converted to residence when sold to John F. Stolter (1840-1903) and John M. Bremer...
    • Barker-O'Connor House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as investment property for E. Gerry Barker (1850-1933), native of Onondaga County, NY, commission merchant; and wife, Alice M. Schonwald (1850-1932). Purchased in 1904 by Major Daniel O'Connor (1834-1925); and wife,...
    • Baseball in Wilmington

    • Baseball--North Carolina--Wilmington--History
    • Photograph of Philadelphia Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles in front of the entrance to the Sunset Park subdivision. This picture commemorates when the Philadelphia Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles professional baseball teams played an...

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