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    • French Frigate

    • French Frigate Picard, French destroyer escort La Bourdonnais
    • The French Frigate Picard is moved into a Wilmingotn dock. The French destroyer escort La Bourdonnais is also seen docked and flying the French flag in the foreground. The ships were in Wilmington to convey the official greetings from France to...
    • Helen Farrington

    • Helen Farrington of Winston Salem standing next to a Vietnam War memorial replica on display at the U.S. Army transportation terminal during the July 4 Southport Celebration July 5th, 1999. What is now known as the North Carolina 4th of July...
    • Gene Motley

    • Gene Motley serving as guest speaker at the Sunny Point Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, 597th U.S. Army Transportation Terminal Southport, NC. Gene Motley was the Sports Director at WWAY-TV3 in Wilmington, NC. He worked at the station...
    • David Jones

    • Jones, David L.; Mayors
    • David Jones, Mayor of Wilmington, at the 597th U. S. Army Transportation Terminal, Southport, NC (Possible Maritime Day celebration). David L. Jones (1935- ) is a small business owner and well-respected community leader. He was the Mayor of...
    • Susie Sellers Carson, Chris Fonvielle, Tabitha McEachern

    • Carson, Susie Sellars, 1920-2008; Fonvielle, Chris Eugene, 1953-; McEachern, Tabitha, 1920-2003; Local history
    • Color photograph of a birthday celebration for Susie Sellars Carson, possibly 2002. Susie Sellars Carson (left), Chris Fonvielle (middle), Tabitha McEachern (right). Susie Sellars Carson (1920-2008) was a lifelong resident of Southport, NC. She...
    • Michael Hooper House

    • House built for Michael Hooper (1830-1877), lamplighter and drayman; and wife, Julia A. (1841-1906). He was founder of Wilmington's Emancipation Day Celebration in 1874. The Structure was altered to Neoclassical Revival style in c. 1902 when...
    • North Front Street - Blocks 100 and 200.

    • N. Front Street, Parade, Armistice Day, Murchison
    • Military parade marches south on Front Street, possibly an Armistice Day celebration. Old stone post office (built 1889-1891) was on the southeast corner of Front and Chestnut streets. In the background is the Murchison National Bank/Acme Building...
    • Irene Smalls

    • African American women; African American Authors; Children's authors; Jonkonnu (Festival)
    • Irene Smalls leading a music program for her book at the Main Library. Irene Smalls (1950- ) is an award-winning children's author. Her book "Irene Jennie and the Christmas Masquerade" describes an old holiday custom celebrated along the Cape...
    • May Day Celebration.

    • May Day, Bellamy Park, S. Seventeenth Street, Dawson Street, Wooster Street
    • Public school girls prepare to dance around a May Pole in Bellamy Park, located on Dawson Street between Oleander Drive and Wrightsville Ave. (1851 Dawson Street).
    • May Day at Bellamy Park

    • May Day, Bellamy Park, Seventeenth Street, Wooster Street, Dawson Street
    • May Day celebration at Bellamy Park, located don Dawson Street between Oleander Dr. and Wrightsville Ave. or 1851 Dawson Street.
    • Willard, NC ( Pender County, NC).

    • Willard, Pender County, State Test Farm,
    • The photo is of a harvest celebration in early fall at the State Test Farm in Willard. Agriculture has always been a major industry in North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture established experimental farms throughout the state...
    • Mike McIntyre, Lizzie Horton, and Mike Allen

    • McIntyre, Mike; Congressmen; Southport (N.C.); Festivals; Beauty contests
    • Photograph of Command Sergeant Major Mike Allen (left), Miss North Carolina Elizabeth Leigh "Lizzie" Horton, and North Carolina Congressman Mike McIntyre at the Southport, NC July 4th Celebration. Douglas Carmichael "Mike" McIntyre II (1956- ) has...
    • Black History Month

    • North Carolina, plays, sports casters, WWAY-TV-3
    • Joyce Grear, left, Gene Motley and Cathy Gant rehearse a scene from Wine in the Wilderness written by Alice Childress, as part of the festivities of the Umoja Festival, which is an African American cultural celebration.
    • State Test Farm - Willard, NC - Pender County.

    • Test Farm, Willard, Pender County, Harvest, Dearing
    • A harvest celebration is held in early fall at the State Test Farm at Willard. The farm was supervised by Dr. Charles Dearing. Agriculture has always been a major industry in North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture established...
    • Jimmie Metts and friend

    • Wilmington, (N.C.); Children
    • Jimmie Metts (on left) and his friend Jimmie Hutt(?) in front of the Metts family home on Market Street, dressed for some kind of celebration. The family home stood across the street from where the Cape Fear Museum is today. James Isaac Metts...


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