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    • John Aaron Orrell

    • Accounting; Standard Oil Company; County government
    • Portrait of John Aaron Orell. John Aaron Orell (1875-1950) was born in Wilmington, NC. At a very early age, Orell began working for Acme Manufacturing Company and then for Standard Oil Company. While with Standard Oil, he also began to study...
    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River - Wilmington.

    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River, Oil Terminals
    • Oil terminals south of Dawson Street. The Native Americans called the river, "Sapona," which is formed by the junction of the Haw and Deep Rivers in Chatham County, NC, and flows southeasterly toward the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape that would...
    • Carolina Beach - Street scene.

    • Carolina Beach, Pure Oil, Gas Station
    • Pure Oil station. 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 attempt was made to settle the area in the early 1880s by Joseph Winner...
    • Tanker "Cleopatra" Unloading Oil

    • Cape Fear River, Taylor-Colquith Terminal, Terminals, North Carolina State Port, Cleopatra, Tanker, Ships
    • This b&w photograph shows the tanker, Cleopatra, unloading creosote oil at the Taylor-Colquith terminal in South Wilmington, near the present NC North Carolina State Port Terminal.
    • Cape Fear River.

    • Cape Fear River, Tugboat, Tanker, Standard Oil, Speedboat
    • A tugboat escorts a Standard Oil tanker into the port of Wilmington. A speedboat races down the river at center.
    • Oil Refinery Sign

    • advertisement, signs, Brunswick County, North Carolina, non-profit, citizens group
    • Schloss billboard in a weeded area "The oil refinery, the more you know about it, the less you're gonna like it. Coastal Carolina Crossroads
    • Esther Cohen Lazarus

    • Jews
    • Painted oil portrait of Esther Cohen Lazarus. Esther Cohen Lazarus became the first wife of Aaron Lazarus , son of a wealthy Charleston merchant on May 10, 1803. They had eight children, seven of whom lived to adulthood. At that time, there was...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Hotel Royal Palm, Fountain's Rooms and Apartments, Hotels
    • People pose on the front porch of the Royal Palm Hotel. Fountain's Rooms and Apartments are next door to the right. 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...
    • Oscar Pearsall

    • Merchants; City council members
    • Portrait of Oscar Pearsall. Oscar Pearsall (1849-1925) was born in Kenansville, NC. He was educated in the public schools of Kenansville and moved to Wilmington, NC in 1869 to take a clerk position. In 1874, Pearsall formed a partnership with B.F....
    • William E. Worth House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for William Elliott Worth (1850-1923), founder of W.E. Worth & Co., ice manufacturers, secretary-treasurer and general manager of University Oil & Fertilizer Co.; and wife, Nellie Shay (1853-1921), native of Brooklyn,...
    • Tobacco Farm.

    • Tobacco Farm, Tobacco
    • One of the most important times for farmers in North Carolina was the annual tobacco harvest. Picking and curing the flue-cured tobacco involved all members of the farm family. After the leaves were stripped from the plants, they were tied onto...
    • Tobacco Farm.

    • Tobacco Farm, Tobacco
    • Two men stand in a tobacco field. One of the most important times for farmers in North Carolina was the annual tobacco harvest. Picking and curing the flue-cured tobacco involved all members of the farm family. After the leaves were stripped from...

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