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    • Students view damaged bus

    • New Hanover County, school
    • Students look at the damaged bus as they head to another bus that will take them home. Accident was at the corner of 16th Street and Dawson. Paul Nevitt was the investigating officer for the city of Wilmington, N.C.
    • Central Baptist Church

    • Congregation formed in 1883 under the leadership of the Rev. L.T. Christmas who raised the funds to erect this building five years later. Much of the construction work was done by church members. It is the oldest African-American Baptist church...
    • St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church

    • The congregation was organized in 1858 by immigrants from Northern Germany. Plan of the Gothic Revival style church is attributed to charter member Hanke Vollers. Construction began in 1859. The unfinished building was damaged by occupying...
    • Moore-Davis House

    • Built as rental property for James Henry Moore (1846-1927), farmer and native of Pender County. Purchased in 1970 by French Isadore Davis, Jr. (1916-1980), funeral director and community leader; and wife, Bennye Louise Newell (1923-2010), native of...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Ocean Terrace Hotel.

    • Ocean Terrace Hotel, Hotels, Wrightsville Beach, Beaches
    • About 1935, Mrs. J. A. Snyder leased the old Sea Shore Hotel and renamed it the Ocean Terrace Hotel. It was badly damaged by Hurricane Hazel in 1954 and burned to the ground the following year. The Blockade Runner Hotel, which was opened in 1964,...
    • The Steel Pier at the Seashore Hotel

    • piers, hotels, Seashore Hotel
    • The famous Seashore Hotel pier was built in 1910, it was 700 ft. long and was connected to the hotel veranda by boardwalk. At the end of the pier was a two-story pavillion and observation deck. The pier was damaged by a series of storms in...
    • Seashore Hotel

    • Seashore Hotel, Wrightsville Beach, Fire
    • Another scene after the fire and destruction of the Seashore Hotel, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, on 26 June 1919. According to Beverly Tetterton, Wilmington: Lost But Not Forgotten (pages 178-179), a new three-story hotel was erected on the...
    • William A. Willson House

    • Queen Anne style house, built by William Alexander Willson, Sr. (1834-1917); and wife, Sarah Jane Beery. Mr. Willson was bookkeeper for Beery Shipyard and City Clerk and Treasurer. House damaged by fire and rebuilt by J.S. Stout in 1897-98.
    • Workers repair damaged tracks

    • railroads, railroad, accidents
    • CSX Transportation workers replace some of the tracks after Monday night's derailment in Warsaw in Duplin County (N.C.). The train's freight cars were loaded with corn, which was on its way to Carroll Foods when the derailment occurred.
    • Steel Pier at Seashore Hotel

    • beaches, hotels, boardwalks, Wrightsville Beach, Seashore Hotel
    • Shows the Steel Pier with a group of men looking over the railing into the Atlantic. The pier was built in 1910, was 700 feet long, and had a pavilion and an observation deck and was connected to the Seashore Hotel. The pier was badly damaged by...
    • B'nai Israel Bombing

    • New Hanover County, Jews, policemen, religions, bombs, explosions, judaism, conservative
    • An unidentified Wilmington police detective enters the synagogue at 2601 Chesnut St where another man looks out the door. The synagogue's vestibule and facade was heavily damaged (one column down, windows blown out and holes in the brick walls) by...
    • Fort Fisher, NC.

    • Fort Fisher, Kure Beach, Civil War
    • Beach and ruins of Civil War earthenworks, with a damaged house in the foreground. Fort Fisher Beach and Hotel CafĂ© building. Note erosion. Written on the original photo: "Three years ago the rear end of this building stood at the point of this...


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