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    • Greenfield Lake Park - Community Drive.

    • Greenfield Lake, Community Drive
    • On the back is written: "Turning a depression into an asset - the new 5 mile Community Drive recently built by cooperative efforts to aid unemployment in Wilmington, NC." During the Depression, employees of the Workers Progress Administration...
    • 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...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Community Drive
    • The Community Drive/W.P.A. Project in the process of development. During the Depression, employees of the Workers Progress Administration (W.P.A.) built a road (Community Drive) around the lake. Those who had a job contributed a day's wages to...
    • Rev. Dr. A. J. Wilson

    • A. M. E. Church
    • Copy of a black and white newspaper photograph of the Rev. Dr. A.J. Wilson. Rev. Dr. Allen Jeffrey Wilson (1870-?) was the pastor of several A.M.E. churches throughout North Carolina, including Wilmington's St. Stephen A.M.E. from 1913-1917. ...
    • Dr. Leroy W. Upperman

    • African American physicians
    • Photograph of Dr. Leroy W. Upperman. Dr. Leroy Wenford Upperman (1913-1996) was the first resident physician at the new Community Hospital built in Wilmington, NC in 1939. He entered private practice in Wilmington in 1941, and was very active in...
    • Families  living at St. Helena farm colony

    • Immigrants; Colonists; Agriculture
    • Families standing in front of a public building at the St. Helena farm colony. The community of St. Helena, named for an Italian queen, was developed for immigrants by the Carolina Trucking Development Company under the direction of Hugh MacRae....
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Community Drive
    • Cleaning the underbrush and trees, W.P.A. workers prepare the site for the construction of Community Drive. During the Depression, employees of the Workers Progress Administration (W.P.A.) built a road (Community Drive) around the lake. Those who...
    • Bolton Recreation Community Park

    • Columus County, North Carolina
    • Photograph shows boys playing on the basketball court at the Bolton Recreation Community Park. The county parks and recreation department would like to place equipment there for younger children.
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Community Drive
    • During the Depression, employees of the Workers Progress Administration (W.P.A.) built a road (Community Drive) around the lake. Those who had a job contributed a day's wages to help with the road construction, putting some of the numerous...
    • Harriet and Jonathan Kimbro at Riverfest

    • Festivals; Cape Fear River (N.C.)
    • A photograph showing Harriet Kimbro (far left) and her son, Jonathan, downtown by the river at a display for Poplar Grove Plantation at Riverfest 1982. Riverfest began in 1979 and is celebrated in October every year. It runs along the Cape Fear...
    • Dr. William J. and Lionel H. Love-Letterhead

    • Love family, physicians, Wilmington Community Hospital
    • Dr. William James Love received his M.D. (with honors) from the Medical College of South Carolina in 1861. He was listed in practice from 1862-1915. He was a Visiting Physician to the Wilmington Community Hospital. Dr. Lionel H. Love, son of...
    • William Edgar Perdew

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    • Newspaper clipping of photograph. William (Bill) Edgar Perdew (1919-2013) was born in Wilmington, NC, and was a lifelong resident. He was married to Margaret (Peggy) Moore in 1962. During World War II, he servied in the U.S. Army Air Corps and...
    • Victoria Lofton

    • African American women--North Carolina
    • black and white photograph of Victoria Lofton. Victoria Lofton (nee Williams) (1883-1949) was a very active member of the Wilmington black community. She led the local branch of the United Order of Tents, a mutual aid society for the black...
    • 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...
    • Lottie and James Whitted

    • Homemaker; International Longshoremen's Association
    • Portrait of Lottie and James Whitted. James Whitted (1918-2004) was an active member of the Wilmington, NC community, serving on the Board of Trustees at Community Hospital in 1965 and at New Hanover Hospital in 1967. He also served as Secretary...
    • Derick G. S. Davis

    • University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Picture used by the funeral home in Mr. Davis' obituary and funeral program. Derick G. S. Davis (1920-2004) was born in Richmond, VA, and lived in Wilmington, NC. He was Professor Emeritus at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW),...

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