This mural found in the U.S. Post office on North Front Street depicts Wilmington's busy marketplace during the 1840s. Commissioned as a WPA project, the mural was painted by William F. Pfohl of Winston-Salem.
This photograph depicts several of the ships at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company outfitting piers. The photograph was printed in the booklet titled "Five Years of North Carolina Shipbuilding," on page 16.
The North Carolina Shipbuilder was the name of the newspaper covering events and life at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company from 1941 to 1946. This photograph depicts the employees of the shipyard around Christmastime of 1944.
This photograph depicts some of the last vessels constructed at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company shipyard. The six Grace Line vessels are (from left to right): the SS Santa Isabel, hull 243, launched April 16, 1946; the SS Santa Luisa, hull...
Cape Fear River, Seaboard Air Line Terminal, Boats
This divided back postcard features an illustration which depicts the Seaboard Air Line Terminal docks along Wilmington's northern waterfront. It is the modern site of the Wilmington Convention Center.