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    • Arthur Bertram Skelding

    • Yale University; Wrightsville Beach (N.C.)
    • Arthur Bertram Skelding posing for a picture, probably in D.C. Arthur Bertram Skelding (1868-1957) was born in Connecticut, and was a graduate of Yale Univeristy with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He married Clara Dorothy Ames of...
    • Waterfront - Cape Fear River - Wilmington.

    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River, Freighter, American Molasses Terminal, Tidewater Gas Works, Castle Street
    • A molasses freighter is tied up at the American Molasses Terminal. The three smoke stacks of the Tidewater Gas Works at the foot of Castle Street, can be seen at left.
    • Richard & Betty Gail Buggeln

    • Camellias; American Camellia Society; Gardening Societies, etc.
    • Richard and Betty Gail Buggeln in the backyard of their home in Wilmington, NC. They are standing in front of one of their large camellias (C. japonica 'Mathotiana'). Richard Buggeln (1942- ) and Betty Gail Buggeln (1945- ) are leaders in the...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina - Movie screen.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion, Movie Screen
    • The view of the outdoor movie screen at Lumina is taken from the upper level of the famous landmark. Silent movies were shown nightly during the summer season. In 1901, the beach car line from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was sold by the...
    • Martin George Schnibben

    • Railroads--Employees; Brotherhood of Railway Clerks
    • Studio portrait of Martin Schnibben taken by Henry Cronenberg. Martin George Schnibben (1900-1972) was the son of Martin and Matilda Wrede Schnibben. Martin worked for the Railway Express Company for 45 years. He was a member of St. Paul's...
    • Wrightsville Beach, ca. late 1920s.

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    • Five children in bathing suits pose at the beach near Lumina. Note the movie screen in the water at left. In 1901, the beach car line from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was sold by the Wilmington and Seacoast Railroad to the Consolidated...
    • Sheehan-Davis House

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    • Built as rental property for John Sheehan (1870-1912), superintendent of transportation, Tidewater Power Co.; and brother, William Sheehan (1859-1915), grocer; and Williamss wife, Mary Elder (1870-1954). Purchased in 1939 by Charles Henry Davis...
    • Thomas C. Craft House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Thomas C. Craft (1847-1921), native of Rocky Mount, NC. Purchased as rental property in 1899 by Richard J. Jones (1822-1017), treasurer of Tidewater Power & Light Co. and secretary-treasurer of Oakdale Cemetery.
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion
    • A large gathering on the beach in front of Lumina. Note movie screen on left. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion
    • A crowd assembles on ocean side of Lumina. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North Carolina Banks, a chain of barrier...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion, Movie Screen
    • View from the upper story of the famous pavilion, looking east at bathers in the ocean. Note movie screen at extreme left. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina.

    • Lumina Pavilion, Lumina, Wrightsville Beach, Beaches
    • In 1901, the beach car line from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was sold by the Wilmington and Seacoast Railroad to the Consolidated Railways, Light and Power Company (later the Tidewater Power Co.) and shortly thereafter, the line was converted...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Pomander Walk Cottages
    • Pomander Walk Cottages were located on the western side of Lumina (shown in the background). In 1930, the twenty cottages, built on this site replaced a "Tent City," a project of the Tidewater Power Company, who also owned Lumina. The "city" was...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion, Race
    • A crowd watches a foot race on the beach in front of Lumina. In 1901, the beach car line from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was sold by the Wilmington and Seacoast Railroad to the Consolidated Railways, Light and Power Company (later the...

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