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    • Boy Scouts Clean-up

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, scouting, organizations, garbage, Atlantic Ocean, badges, parks
    • Three boy scouts deposit trash and a beer can into a metal trash can at a ocean front Carolina Beach park area.
    • Martin S.  Willard Collection, 1810-1993

    • Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933; Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933. -- Correspondence; Carolina Insurance Comany -- History; North Carolina. -- Dept. of Insurance -- History; New Hanover County (N.C.). -- Board of Commissioners --...
    • This collection contains 35 boxes holding ledgers, correspondence, pamphlets, scrapbooks, newspapers, deeds, photographs, and insurance documents. Boxes 1-6 contain ledgers filled with correspondence from Willard’s insurance business. There are 16...
    • Wilmington Waterfront

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Government Buildings, Ships,
    • In the left foreground is the J.A. Springer Coal Company Building and equipment, the tower of the old Brownstone Post Office can be seen above the Southern Building. Many other downtown businesses can also be be seen. Several boats are docked along...
    • 8th and Market Streets

    • residences, churches, medians, mansions, Market Street, 8th St.
    • Market St, looking West, near 8th St. The plaza has decorative planters with flowers and power lines. A horse and buggy is parked on the right side of the 2 lane road. Steeples of First Baptist Church and St. Paul's Lutheran Church can been seen in...
    • Lumina 2

    • Wrightsville Beach, dances, dance halls, pavilions, dance floors, bands, orchestras, Henry E. Bonitz, Consolidated Railway Light & Power Company
    • Original appearance of Lumina Ballroom. Visitors can be seen on both of the wide outside staircases. An American flag is flying from a tower. A large rowboat is sitting on the sand. Power lines can be seen in the background.
    • Unknown Woman at Orton Plantation

    • Orton Plantation
    • Helen Lovering's shadow can be seen taking the photograph of this unknown woman in front of a treet at Orton Plantation. Although born in Hawthorne, New Jersey, Helen had strong family ties to Wilmington and lived there for most of her adult...
    • Brunswick Technical College

    • Community Colleges, Brunswick County, NC
    • "Fleging Brunswick technical College now has a temporary home and a sign at Supply. The temporary home, the school's first, is the former county extension office building. Joseph Bailey Carter, newly named "charter" president of the college,...
    • Lumina 1

    • Atlantic Ocean, Porches, beaches, Wrightsville Beach, Swimmers,
    • Ocean front view of Lumina Ballroom showing the additions of the pillars and veranda. People are congregating at the water's edge, on the veranda and under the building. Beach-goers have an array of outfits on, bathing suits, casual and Sunday...
    • Minnie Evans

    • Evans, Minnie, 1892-1987; African American painters; Women artists; Artists; African American women
    • Minnie Evans possibly at the gatehouse at Airlie Gardens Estate. Minnie Eva Jones (1892-1987) was born in the Long Creek Community of Pender County, NC. In 1908, she married Julius Evans, who worked for the Pembroke Jones family. Minnie also...
    • Thomas Franklin Boyd Family Papers, 1816-1990

    • Boyd, Thomas Franklin, -- 1863-1934; Boyd, Thomas Franklin, -- 1863-1934 -- Correspondence; Boyd Hotel (Hamlet, N.C.); Hamlet Opera House; New Hanover High School; Bald Head Island (N.C.) -- History; Business enterprises -- North Carolina. --...
    • The collection can be divided into two main parts, family and business matters. The business folders contain all kinds of paperwork relating to business, such as bankbooks, ledgers, receipts, bills, advertisements, mortgages, bills of sale,...
    • Wilmington Fire Department.

    • Wilmington Fire Department, Firefighters, S. Fourth Street, Dock Street
    • Firemen, who collected toys for Christmas, pose at the base of the fire tower at Fire Headquarters, Fourth and Dock streets. The roof of the Donald MacRae house can be seen at the left.
    • 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...
    • First Baptist Church

    • Samuel Sloan, Hurricane Fran, steeples, churches
    • First Baptist Church at 5th and Market Streets is made of red brick with twin spires. The Wilmington Light Infantry building can be seen in the background. Power lines are seen along the streets, and the Street is hard surfaced. The Sunday School...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Boardwalk, Pavilion
    • Bathers on the beach and in the surf (posed photo). Edge of the pavilion and the boardwalk can be seen at extreme left. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and...


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