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    • Princess Street - 200 block.

    • Princess Street, Feast of Pirates, Robber's Row
    • The north side of the block contains a number of business establishments of interest. The Barrel Cleaners was owned by Tassie N. Costello, a native of Greece, who continued at the same location until the 1970s. Next to the cleaners is the Wilder...
    • 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...
    • YMCA Youth Basketball Team

    • YMCA of the USA; Basketball teams
    • Indoor team photograph of a youth basketball team in the YMCA on Market Street. The girl in the back row is Johanna Hickman (1981- ), standing next to Coach Freddie Wilson (1951- ) .
    • Beverly S. Maurer

    • Flower arrangement, Japanese; Ikebana International
    • Beverly S. Maurer standing next to her ikebana arrangement at the annual Art in Bloom show presented by Ikebana International,Wilmington Chapter 212. Ikebana International is an organization dedicated to the promotion and appreciation of Ikebana,...
    • James Benson Dudley

    • African American educators; African American newspaper editors; African American freemasonry; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Studio portrait of James Dudley. James Benson Dudley (1859-1925)was born in Wilmington, NC, to John Bishop and Annie Hatch Dudley, who were slaves of Edward B. Dudley, Governor of North Carolina. He majored in elementary education at Shaw...
    • Elkins Family

    • Elkins Family
    • Elkins family sitting on the porch, in Clarkton, North Carolina. The Elkins Family of Clarkton, Bladen County, North Carolina. These are relatives of Tommie Wells, who donated the picture to the library. The two people seated are Ms. Wells'...
    • Helen Farrington

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    • Helen Farrington of Winston Salem standing next to a Vietnam War memorial replica on display at the U.S. Army transportation terminal during the July 4 Southport Celebration July 5th, 1999. What is now known as the North Carolina 4th of July...
    • Carolina Beach - Street scene.

    • Hotel Royal Palm, Fountain's Rooms and Apartments, Carolina Beach
    • Hotel Royal Palm is in the center. Next door to right, is Fountain's Rooms and Apartments. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An...
    • David Timon Bowden

    • National League of Professional Baseball Clubs; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Portrait of David Timon Bowden. David Timon Bowden (1891-1949) was born in McDonough,GA. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1913 and immediately entered professional baseball as an outfielder for the Cordele team in the Georgia State...
    • Third and Market streets.

    • St. James Episcopal Church, Third Street, Market Street, Carolina Apartments, Colonial Apartments
    • St. James Episcopal Church is at the center, with the tower of the church's Great Hall and Carolina Apartments in the distance. At left is the Colonial Apartments with its mansard roof. The top of the red brick YMCA building can be seen next to the...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion, Movie Screen
    • View from the upper story of the famous pavilion, looking east at bathers in the ocean. Note movie screen at extreme left. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and...
    • North Second Street and Chestnut Street.

    • Post Office Park, Cape Fear Motel, Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood House, Cape Fear Club, N. Second Street, Chestnut Street
    • An unidentified man stands next to a flower bed in Post Office Park. At left is the corner of the Cape Fear Hotel. The Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood House is on the northeast corner, with the Cape Fear Club in the center across Second Street.

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