Pete Lewis (left), from the Agricultural Extension Service, looks at some of Pete Miars (right) squash plants. Miars will be running a U-pick operation this season and Lewis was examining some squash that was produced by using new a new watering...
Smithville, Southport, Brunswick County, Brunswick Hotel, Quarantine Service Station
Incorporated in 1805, the Town of Southport was formerly known as Smithville, and was named for General Benjamin Smith (1751-1826). The name was changed in 1889, because it was the most southerly seaport in North Carolina. It became the county seat...
Reading, military, packages, New Hanover County, North Carolina
Caroleen Hall packs paperback books into cardboard boxes to be weighed before they are shipped to service men and servicewomen overseas. She is an employee of Cape Fear Bonded Warehouse, where the books are being packed.
New Hanover County, North Carolina, autobmobiles, cars, winterizing, filling
Raymond Justice, owner of Downtown Gulf in Wilmington, adds anitfreeze to the radiator of a car at his service station at the corner of 3rd and Chestnut Streets. Motorists need to have theirs checked before winter arrives.
A security agent, in sunglasses, escorts N.C. Governor Jim Hunt, and Lieutenant Governor Jimmy Green through massed Marines prior to memorial service at Camp LeJeune Friday morning. "Major General Richard A. Kuci-commander, MCAS Cherry Point."
The Mobile Kitchen Trailer (MKT), being tested by the 2nd Force Service Support Group at Camp LeJeune, could offer alternatives to the ready-to-eat that front-line troops ate during the Persian Gulf War.