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    • Lumina 3

    • Wrightsville Beach, pavilions, dancing, ballrooms
    • Dancers on the 2nd floor of Lumina ballroom. Strings of lights hanging from the ceiling, wooden dance floors, a large arched area holds the band and is decorated with potted palms. Men are in suits or sportscoats and women are in long dresses,...
    • Bachelor Auction Winning Bid

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Wrightsville Ave., auctions, charities, bachelorette, radio stations, WGNI, crowd, audience
    • Peter Fensel, in tuxedo jacket and satin pants, reacts postitively as he is bid off to the highest paying female during Friday night's Bid for Bachelors at the Galleria near Wrightsville Beach. Auctioneer D.C. North leads his unidentified date to...
    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge.

    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, Bridges, Point Peter
    • View from the bridge looking southeast toward Wilmington waterfront and the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest branches of the river. Point Peter is on the left and Eagles Island to the right. On December 10, 1929, the twin bridges over the...
    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, under construction.

    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, Bridges, Cape Fear River, Point Peter
    • Point Peter (center) is at the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest branches of the river. At the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest Cape Fear Rivers, opposite Wilmington, was as early as 1764, called Negro Head Point or Plantation. At...
    • Cape Fear River.

    • Cape Fear River, Eagles Island, Point Peter, Steamer
    • A steamer is in the river in front of Eagles Island. Point Peter is in the background. The Native Americans called the river, "Sapona," which is formed by the junction of the Haw and Deep Rivers in Chatham County, NC, and flows southeasterly...
    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River - Wilmington

    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River, Northwest Cape Fear River Bride, Point Peter
    • Chestnut Street to Northeast Cape Fear River Bridge - View from atop the Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, showing Point Peter. At the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest Cape Fear Rivers, opposite Wilmington, was as early as 1764, called...
    • Azalea Festival 1951, Wrightsville Beach

    • East Carolina University; North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.)--History; Kinston (N.C.)
    • Betty Loughlin and future husband Ernest Luther Sylivant, Jr. Azalea Festival Weekend 1951 at Wrightsville Beach, NC. Betty Loughlin (1931- ) and her date Ernest Luther Sylivant, Jr. (1930-1978) drove to Wrightsville Beach from East Carolina...
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03082

    • Azalea Festival
    • A marching band participates in the Azalea Festival Parade. Date not listed, but appears to be around 1960. Also pictured are businesses on North Front Street including: Brunswick Hotel, Roxy Cafe, Sears, Firestone, Sutton Council Furniture, and...
    • Bellevue Cemetery.

    • Bellevue Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves
    • The cemetery, incorporated in 1872, is located on Princess Place Drive (formerly the Old New Bern Road), west of Burnt Mill Creek, and contains about fifteen acres. The date of the first burial is unknown, but by April of 1878, there appears...
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03083

    • Azalea Festival
    • A marching band participates in the Azalea Festival Parade. Date not listed on black and white photograph, but appears to be from 1960. Also pictured is a large group of people lined up to watch parade on North Front Street in front of the...
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03084

    • Azalea Festival
    • A marching band makes its way down North Front Street during the Azalea Festival Parade. Date not listed, but appears to be around 1960. Pictured on the left are businesses including: Brunswick Hotel, Roxy Cafe, Sears, Firestone, Sutton Council...
    • City Market - 100 block, South Front Street

    • S. Front Street, City Market
    • The City Market at 120-124 South Front Street, was built in 1879-1880 by the Wilmington Market Company and was sold to the City of Wilmington in 1882. The building was a two-story structure, with two towers on Front Street. In 1919, the market...

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