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    • Relvin V. Asbury, Jr.

    • Historic preservation
    • Photograph of Relvin V. Asbury, Jr. Relvin V. Asbury, Jr. is a recognized authority on the preservation and conservation of historic sites in southeastern North Carolina. He was a guide at Old Brunswick Town, and often gave his talks in period...
    • Fireboats-1

    • Cape Fear River, Fireboats, Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, Atlantic V
    • This b&w photograph captures the fireboat, "Atlantic V" as it pumps water through its spray guns onto the Cape Fear River during Preservation Week.
    • Fireboat Docks

    • Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Fireboats, Riverwalk, Conlon Wharf, Boats
    • This photograph captures a sailboat cruising on the Cape Fear River, past the fireboats Atlantic IV and Atlantic V at the Capt. Conlon wharf.
    • John William King House

    • BUilt for John William King (1851-1923), upholster; and wife, Carrie V. Williams (1852-1935). Remained in the family for twenty-four years. In 1929, purchased by Frfank P. Newkirk (1895-1975), elevator operator at the US Custom House; and wife,...
    • Benjamin Franklin Keith, Jr.

    • Wilmington Race Riot, Wilmington, N.C., 1898
    • Portrait of Benjamin Franklin Keith, Jr. Benjamin Franklin Keith, Jr. (1858-1924) was a planter and land owner in the Lower Cape Fear region, credited with much of the agricultural and industrial development of the area. He was a wholesale...
    • Confederate Veterans

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America
    • Photograph of a gathering of the Confederate Veterans group. Last Confederate Veterans of the Wilmington, NC area. Richard M. V. B. Reaves (died 1930) is the short man in the second row.
    • Joseph Hatch Hinton

    • Hotelkeepers; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; City council members
    • Portrait of Joseph Hatch Hinton. Joseph Hatch Hinton (1870-1952) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended public school in New Hanover County and began working at age 16. He became Chief Clerk at the Purcell Hotel in 1889, and soon afterwards...
    • Civil War

    • Civil War, Confederacy, Confederate Veterans
    • Last Confederate veterans of Wilmington area. Richard M.V.B. Reaves (died 1930) is short man in 2nd row.
    • Beverly Skinner

    • Actresses
    • Photograph of Beverly Skinner at the Gala Opening of "Isabella," a musical by Dr. R. V. Fulk of Wilmington, NC. Beverly Skinner (1944- ) is a Wilmington local who was a Story Lady for the Growing Readers Project in the late 1990s-early 2000s. The...
    • Carolina Beach Police Department

    • police officers, vocational training exercises, beaches, New Hanover County
    • Officer Ralph Craig, Officer Larry Jones, Lt. Mike Springfield and Det. Sgt. R.V. Croom emerge from the water after a training exercise at Carolina Beach Thursday afternoon.
    • 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.
    • Gooding-Lawton-Grant House

    • Built by F.J. Gooding, superintendent of Hilton Lumber Co., as investment property. Sold in 1905 to Florence V. Lawton (1856-1924) who resided here with her sister, Anna Lawton Grant (1858-1942) and her husband, Richard H. Grant (1845-1912), master...
    • Dr. Conway H. Ficklen

    • Ficklen family, physicians
    • Dr. Conway Ficklen (1926-), son of V.C. Ficklen, was born in Lexington, Kentucky, September 7th, 1926. He was educated at the University of Virginia (1950) where he also received his M.D. in 1954. He married Rose G. Ficklen. He was President of the...


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