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    • Marines Prepare Machine Gun

    • Training, Camp LeJeune, NC
    • Sweltering in near 100 degree heat, Marines in foxholes on Onslow Beach prepare .50-caliber machine gun for anti-aircraft use. While Hawk surface-to-air missiles were the primary line of defense against drones playing the part of enemy aircraft ,...
    • Wrightsville Beach - turn of the century.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Ocean View Beach
    • The southern extension of Wrightsville Beach was once called Ocean View Beach after the development company that owned that part of the beach. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage...
    • Moore's Creek Battleground, Pender County, NC.

    • Moore's Creek Battlefield, Pender County
    • One of the first battles of the American Revolution was fought at Moore's Creek (near Currie, NC, in Pender County) on February 27-28, 1776. It pitted local Patriots against Highland Scottish Loyalists. Former auditorium at Moore's Creek National...
    • Wrightsville Beach. Atlantic surf and jetty.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches
    • Wrightsville Beach. Atlantic surf and jetty. 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...
    • Dr. Daniel Carter Roane

    • Roane, Daniel Carter, 1907-1986; Physician
    • Studio portrait of Dr. Daniel Carter Roane. Dr. Daniel Carter Roane (1907-1986) was born in Connecticut. He attended medical school at Howard University and moved to Wilmington, NC in 1938. Dr. Roane was the first resident physician at the...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches
    • 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 islands, which spans almost all of the North...
    • Protesting against Mining

    • protests, mining, Commissioners meetings, Brunswick County Government Complex, NC
    • Brunswick County Commissioners adjourned to the chambers after the public input about the proposed quarry excluding many who wanted to attend the rest of the meeting
    • Protesting against Racism

    • Brunswick County Government Complex
    • A group of black Brunswick County residents protest the lack of black administrators in the Brunswick County school system. They picketed a school board meeting Monday.
    • Martha Blount Simpson

    • North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission
    • Head shot of Martha Blount Simpson. Martha Blount Simpson (1943- ) was appointed to the North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission by Governor Jim Martin in 1988. She was not re-appointed in 1992 due to the fact that her family owned a tree farm...
    • Tommy Greene

    • Pitchers (Baseball); Whiteville (N.C.)
    • Star-News photograph of Tommy Greene pitching a no-hitter in Philadelphia's 2-0 win over Montreal. Ira Thomas (Tommy) Greene (1967- ) was a standout when he pitched at Whiteville High School. He threw nine no-hitters in high school before he was...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Banks Channel, Airplane, Wrightsville Beach, Beaches
    • A small boat on Banks Channel and an early airplane above; also shows southern end of the beach. 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...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Jetty
    • Atlantic Ocean surf showing a portion of a wooden jetty. 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...
    • Katherine Moore

    • City councils; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Katherine Bell Moore at her office. Katherine Bell Moore (1941- ) was elected to the Wilmington, NC City Council from 1991 to 2005. She also served as Mayor Pro-Tem during that time. She lost her re-election bid after that and has since moved...
    • Dr. Daniel Roane

    • Roane family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Daniel C. Roane received his M.D. from Howard University in 1936. He was in private practice as a General Practioner and was the first Resident Physician at Community Hospital. He was co-plaintiff in integration litigation against James Walker...
    • Hosea Horne

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography.
    • Corporal Hosea Horne of the Wilmington Horse Artillery. Hosea Horne enlisted in the Confederate army in New Hanover County, NC in 1862. He became a corporal in Captain Thomas Southerland's Wilmington Horse Artillery, 1st North Carolina Artillery,...

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