This b&w photograph captures Eagles Island, opposite Chestnut Street. Eagles Island causeway and ferry landing are at extreme left. Champion Compress (cotton) wharves are at right. The photograph was taken about 1935.
Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Downtown Wilmington, Custom House, Federal Building
This b&w photograph captures a view of the Cape Fear River and Wilmington's waterfront. Featured in the photograph are buildings belonging to the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, the Murchison building, and the Federal Building or Custom House.
This photograph features Omar ibn Said, known as Uncle Moreau, slave of General James Owen. Writing on the photograph notes that it was taken when Moreau was around eighty years old, and that he lived into his nineties.