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    • NCRPC0852

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching part of the S.S. Torrance on June 6, 1944. Pictured left to right are W.H. Blakeman, assistant director of the U.S. Maritime Commission; Mrs. Land; Mrs. DeKay; Admiral Jules James, United States Navy commandant of the VI Naval District;...
    • NCRPC0862

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Gathering for the launching of the U.S.S. Southampton on the second anniversary of the establishment of the United States Navy's Women's Reserve. Pictured standing from left to right are Mary Blackwell, of Hartsville, SC; Josephine Eubanks, of...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Whale - April 1928.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Whale
    • View of the whale (pictured center), which washed up on beach. A large sperm whale washed up on the beach (pictured center). The whale measured fifty-four feet in length and thirty-three feet in girth. Its tail was fourteen feet wide and the...
    • NCRPC0935

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the S.S. Reuben Tipton on April 20, 1945. It was the 211th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Pictured left to right are Joseph E. Lykes, president of Lykes Bros.; Miss Mathilde Conway Farrell, neice of Mrs. Tipton; Miss...
    • NCRPC01896

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS Thomas W. Owen on July 24, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company located in Wilmington, NC. Pictured are Miss Lynne Drexler, sponsor; Mrs. Drexler (to the left); Mr. Drexler, (second man from left); and an unknown...
    • NCRPC0936

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party of the S.S. Harry Culbreath on April 28, 1945. It was the 212th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Pictured left to right are Joseph E. Lykes, president of Lykes Bros.; Mrs. Charles E. Culbreath of Tampa; Miss Mildred...
    • NCRPC0937

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • The launching of the S.S. Red Gauntlet took place May 5, 1945. It was the 199th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. It was the 213th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Pictured left to right are P.F. Halsey; Mrs. Sidney...
    • NCRPC01841

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party of the SS Santa Luisa on April 2, 1946 at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Hull number 242. Pictured left to right are: Mrs. Haskell Rhett, of Wilmington; Mr. Godfrey MacDonald, passenger and traffic...
    • Feast of Pirates, 1927.

    • Feast of Pirates, Cape Fear River
    • To begin Feast of Pirates celebrations, a “pirate ship,” flying the scull and crossbones (pictured here) rounded a bend in the Cape Fear River and prepared to “capture” Wilmington. After doing “battle” with the Coast Guard cutter, Modoc, the...
    • Biking along Park Avenue

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, paths, trails, cyclists, bicycles, crimes,
    • Residents on Camellia Dr. are not worried about the recreational bikers, like the lone rider pictured, who use the existing bike trail that follows Park Ave., but are more concerned with criminals who use it for easy access from low-income to more...
    • AF-A_1953_Crowning_02

    • Azalea Festival
    • Newspaper clipping of Queen Azalea V Cathy Downs at the March 1952 festival. Also pictured is the Master of Ceremonies, Harry Wismer, who was a sports commentator. Miss Downs was a famous movie actress.
    • Seashore Hotel

    • swimming, sunbathing, hotels, Seashore Hotel, Wrightsville Beach, beaches
    • Pictured is the Sea Shore Hotel with bathers enjoying the ocean. This was one of the first large hotels built on Wrightsville Beach.
    • McEachern Dairy Farm - New Hanover County.

    • McEachern Farm, Echo Farms, Dairy
    • For decades, the McEachern farm, known as Echo Farms, produced milk for thousands of New Hanover County families. Located on Carolina Beach Road, it was owned by Alexander O. McEachern (1869-1962). McEachern was a pioneer in the diary business,...
    • NCRPC0940

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the S.S. Eugene Lykes on June 8, 1945. It was the 217th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Pictured left to right are Eugene Lykes, son of sponsor; Mrs. Paul A. Wilson; P.F. Halsey; Mrs. Halsey; Ferderick E. Lykes,...
    • NCRPC1900

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS Lawrence D. Tyson on July 3, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company located in Wilmington, NC. Pictured left to right are: John Q. LeGrand, of Wilmington; Major Kenneth Gilpiu; unknown person; Mrs. LeGrand; Mrs. James...
    • NCRPC01844

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Lord Halifax, the British ambassador to the United States of America, visits Wilmington, NC, in December of 1943. Pictured left to right are: unknown person, Bruce B. Cameron, mayor of Wilmington; Lord Halifax; Major General Henry L. Larsen, USMC...
    • Strikers at Babcock & Wilcox

    • New Hanover County, unions, manufacturing, companies, industries
    • Strikers with AFL-CIO Boilermakers Lodge 905 picketing at the Babcock & Wilcox plant in Wilmington, N.C. Pictured are Thomas Barr, Frank Bass, Jerry Floyd, Johnny Aikens, Hulan Hufman, and Percell Barnes .
    • AF-A_1955_Queen_04

    • Azalea Festival
    • Miss Sara Shane, Queen Azalea VIII, and Clara Faye Arnold, Miss North Carolina of 1955, participate in the Azalea Festival parade. The pair are pictured on 3rd Street as they pass Thalian Hall during the 1955 Azalea Festival.

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