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    • Azalea Festival Royalty

    • New Hanover County, festivals, parades, gardens, beauty contests, pageants,
    • Miss Wilmington Angela Jenness, wearing her crown and a corsage (right) and North Carolina Azalea Festival Princess Tricia Parker (Hoggard H.S. graduate) talk with each other during an outside Azalea function as a group of festival goers look on.
    • Masonboro Island Camporee

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, islands, marshes, Atlantic Ocean, sound, scouting, organizations, activities, camping,Intracoastal Waterway
    • James Locklear of Troop 326, from Pembroke, NC, strains as he unloads a tent at the Wrightsville Beach Coast Guard dock in preparation to board boats for a trip to Masonboro Island. An estimated 550 scouts will be on the island for the camporee.
    • Carolina Beach Town Hall (2)

    • flooding, municipal buildings, Carolina Beach
    • Carolina Beach City Parks and Recreation worker Fred Clemmons sweeps the water out of the Carolina Beach Town Hall from Thursday's high tides and storm. The water was about ankle deep inside the town hall/police dept.
    • Parrish Caine Brakes Sign

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, advertisements, Kettle pancake, Bullard State Farm insurance, Bradley & Smith realty, Ernie's hair salon, Frontier, school buses, delivery truck, beauty shops, speed limit 45 sign, Wesley Memorial...
    • Shows billboards, restaurants, realtors, insurance companies and traffic at the intersection of Oleander Dr. and College Rd. [looking towards UNC-W].
    • Bingo at the BPO Elks Club

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, civic/social/fraternal organizations, clubs, meeting halls, games
    • Multiple tables full of bingo players, mostly women of various ages, are using markers to keep up with the calls at the BPO Elks Club #532 (NC East District # 6600) at 5102 Oleander Dr.
    • Joy Welch

    • Carolina Beach (N.C.); Police dispatchers; Oxfordshire (England)
    • Joy Welch working as a dispatcher at the Carolina Beach Police Department. Joy Welch (1947- ) worked as a police dispatcher at the Carolina Beach Police Department in late 1980s. She was originally from Oxfordshire, England, but moved to Carolina...
    • Althea Gibson

    • Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003; African American Women tennis players
    • Althea Gibson at the tennis court of Dr. Hubert A. Eaton, Sr. where she learned tennis in her early years. Althea Gibson (1927-2003) was the first black tennis player to win the Australian Doubles, French Open, United States Open, and Wimbledon...
    • Pennco Farm Blueberries

    • North Carolina, pickers, fruit, laborers, African Americans, farms, fields, bushes
    • Eighty-four year old Katie McAlister in plaid shirt and an old straw hat, picks blueberries at Pennco Farm, which is about 5 miles east of Burgaw in Pender County on Hwy 53.
    • Bald Head Island Ferry

    • ferries, North Carolina, Brunswick County, Atlantic Ocean
    • Bald Head I was the old Bald Head Island ferry, which picked up passengers from Southport, N.C., for their journey to Bald Head Island.
    • Girls and Boys on a Fence

    • children, clubs, Wilmington, NC
    • (L to R): Christy Leonard, Meri Martin, Jason Cannady and Michael Naylor on the old fence near the pool at the Brigade Boys Club which is fixing to be changed to include girls also.
    • Boys Club Reunion

    • Clubs, Wilmington, NC
    • Men who used to be "boys" of the Boys Club on Vance St. from the years 1921-1923 in a group shot remembering their past at the club. This was at their monthly meeting, Monday, June 3 at 6 pm.
    • Students Launch Boat

    • CFTI Boats, Wilmington, NC
    • Ron Wahab (right) and John Langone (left) and Sandy Mitchell (far background) help launch the 22 ft hand built wooden boat into the surf at Wrightsville Beach next to the Sheraton Inn on Sat morning. The boat was built at Cape Fear Tech for...
    • Boys Club Volunteering

    • clubs, Wilmington, NC
    • Moving day, boys from the Brigade Boys Club volunteer carrying boxes over from the old building to the new building on Friday. The new facility is to be dedicated on June 14th on Sunday.
    • Merrily Locke

    • Women political activists
    • Photograph of Merrily Locke in her home for the Star-News Woman of the Week. Merrily Locke (1948- ) was a former teacher, American Red Cross worker, and political activist living in Wilmington, NC for a period of time. Locke also ran for City...
    • Blessing of the Animals (2)

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, churches, pets, St. Francis of Assisi, services, animals, pastors, priests
    • Parents and children watch as Scotty Jenkins of Wilmington has her parakeet (Peter of St. Johns), in its cage, being blessed by Reverend Alfred Durrance of St. John's Episcopal Church during a blessing of the animals on the church grounds. The...


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