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    • Jonathan Cooper

    • Football; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Jonathan Cooper as featured in the John T. Hoggard high school yearbook. Jonathan Javell Cooper (1990- ) was born in Wilmington, NC and attended John T. Hoggard High School. He played guard at Hoggard and was ranked 8th in the state and 21st...
    • Books for Servicemen and Servicewomen

    • 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.
    • Simeon Archibald Schloss

    • Theatrical managers; Theaters
    • Studio portrait of Simeon A. Schloss. Simeon Archibald Schloss (1865-1913) was born in Virginia. He was the son of Bavarian immigrants who owned several hotels in Raleigh, Salisbury, and Wilmington, NC. Schloss worked in a number of different...
    • State Port-2

    • Cape Fear River, North Carolina State Port, National Guard, Cape Diamond
    • This b&w photograph captures vehicles from the National Guard 30th Infantry being loaded onto the "Cape Diamond" in preparation for deployment to Italy.
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    • Fishing
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph bu Hugh Morton which captures beachgoers surf fishing at Wrightsville Beach.
    • John Winecoff

    • Mounted police; Race riots
    • Black and white newspaper photograph of John Winecoff being honored as an Outstanding Young Law Enforcement Officer. John Winecoff (1949- ) joined the Wilmington, NC Police Department in May of 1971, three months after the firebombing of Mike's...
    • Boating at Greenfield Lake

    • Recreational activities, boating, WPA projects, Azaleas, parks, 3rd Street, spillways, Dr. Samuel Green
    • Canoes and rowboats being paddled between the cypress trees on Greenfield Lak where men are shown dressed in dark pants, white shirts, ties and hats. The lake was named for Dr. Samuel Green who owned a rice plantation on the site. The land was...
    • English Steamer

    • commodities, crops, Cape Fear River, exports, steamers, businesses, warehouses
    • Bales of cotton being brought in and hoisted onto a ship at Alexander Sprunt and Son on Nutt St. Men can be seen on the wharf and on the ship. Sprunt was one of the largest cotton exporters in the South. The company also operated the Champion...
    • Dr. William H. G. Lucas

    • Physicians; White Oak (Bladen County, N.C.)
    • Head shot of Dr. William H.G. Lucas. Dr. William H. G. Lucas (1844-1919) was born at White Hall in Bladen County, his family home for a hundred years. He was a physician in Bladen County for almost fifty years, and a member of the State and...
    • Thomas and Elizabeth Wright

    • Historic preservation; Conservation and restoration; Local history
    • This image is of Thomas and Elizabeth standing in front of the Mitchell-Anderson House, Wilmington's oldest structure, during a historic plaque ceremony. Thomas and Elizabeth Wright both played important roles in the revitalization of...

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