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    • Martin S.  Willard Collection, 1810-1993

    • Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933; Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933. -- Correspondence; Carolina Insurance Comany -- History; North Carolina. -- Dept. of Insurance -- History; New Hanover County (N.C.). -- Board of Commissioners --...
    • This collection contains 35 boxes holding ledgers, correspondence, pamphlets, scrapbooks, newspapers, deeds, photographs, and insurance documents. Boxes 1-6 contain ledgers filled with correspondence from Willard’s insurance business. There are 16...
    • James E. L. Wade Collection, 1917-1980

    • Wade, James E. L., -- 1889-1980 -- Correspondence; Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company -- History; Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen -- History; Wade Realty Company (Wilmington, N.C.) --Correspondence; United Service Organizations (U.S.) --...
    • This collection deals largely with James E. L. Wade’s involvement in the public eye in Wilmington beginning with his career as a city councilman and later as mayor of Wilmington in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The first box contains two folders...
    • North East (Cape Fear) River, N.C.

    • North Carolina—Maps; Cape Fear River (N.C.)--Maps
    • Shows section of Cape Fear River from north of the old county ferry to down past Smith’s Creek. Evan’s Saw Mill, Parsley’s Mill Wharf, Wharf of Peregoy Lumber Co., Wharf of Power’s, Gibb’s, and Co.’s Fertilizer Works, Wharf of C.W. Pike & Co.’s Saw...
    • South Front Street - 100 block, west side.

    • S. Front Street, Pender's Market, St. Helena Dairy and Lunch Room, Seamen's Home and Bethel, Seamen's Bethel, Masonic Building
    • From left, Pender's Market, St. Helena Dairy and Lunch Room and the Seamen's Home and Bethel are some of the businesses that occupy the half-block between Muter's Alley and Dock streets. The 0 block of South Front Street is in the background. The...
    • Colonel Doz Packett

    • Fort Bragg Military Installation (N.C.)
    • Colonel Doz Packett, commander of 229th Aviation, Fort Bragg, NC, visitng Sunny Point, NC. Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point in Southport is the largest ammunition port in the nation. It is the Army's primary east coast deep-water port, run by...
    • CG Cutter Modoc in front of U.S. Custom House

    • Custom House, Coast Guard, Modoc, Waterfront, Cape Fear River
    • U.S. Custom House, 1916 (now known as the Alton A. Lennon Federal Building after a former U.S. Congressman from North Carolina’s Seventh Congressional District). A U. S. Custom House has been on this site (Water Street, north, between Market and...
    • NCRPC0831

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching part of the S.S. Midnight. Pictured left to right are Miss T. McMahon, Mrs. W.S. McMahon, attendant; Mr. W.S. McMahon, assistant vice president and general manager of the NC Shipbuilding Co.; Mr. S.P. Ware, secretary of NC Shipbuiliding...
    • Janssen Family at Holden Beach

    • Holden Beach (N.C.); Families
    • The Janssen famiy's annual get-together at Holden Beach, NC., on the porch of a rental house. Top row, left to right: Michael Janssen (1962- ), Uschi Janssen (1942- , Michael's mother), Leon E. Walker, Jr. (1939- , Annette's father) holding...
    • Beverly Tetterton

    • Tetterton, Beverly; Tetterton, Glen; Special librarians; Women archivists; Genealogy and local history; Women historians
    • Photograph of Beverly Tetterton at the New Hanover County Courthouse. Beverly S. Tetterton-Opheim is a native of Williamsburg, Virginia, the youngest daughter of Ella Virginia Levorsen and Lester Norvin Opheim. Mrs. Tetterton and her husband Glenn...
    • NCRPC0901

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • The name for U.S.S. Mount Katmai was suggested by Mrs. A.E. DeMaray, sponsor, whose husband had cognizance of the Katmai National Park. Mount Katmai is a volcano located in Alaska. Pictured from left to right are A.E. Demaray; Lula Disosway; Mrs....
    • Hilton Park - City of Wilmington water works.

    • Hilton Park, Water Works, Railroad
    • The railroad bridge across the Northeast Cape Fear River can be seen at left. Hilton Railroad Bridge over the Cape Fear River. Hilton Park, located on Wilmington's north side, was named for the Hill family, who owned Hilton Plantation. The Hills...
    • McKoy Family

    • Ships--Launching; North Carolina Shipbuilding Company; Bacon, Henry, 1866-1924
    • Photograph of the McKoy Family at the launching of the S.S. Henry Bacon in Wilmington, NC on November 11, 1942. Henry Bacon was Katherine Bacon McKoy's father. Front row, left to right: Elizabeth F. McKoy, James Hassel McKoy, Jr., Betty Bacon...


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