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    • Kunnering Group

    • McKoy, Henry Bacon, 1893-1991; Jonkonnu (Festival)
    • A group of young men out "Coonering" in Wilmington, NC. Standing (left to right) Henry Bacon McKoy (1893-1991), Douglas Hart McKoy (1894-1925), Edward Ashe (1894-?), Glasgow Hicks (1893-1957). Possibly derived from a festival of West African...
    • Bridger Store, Bladenboro, NC

    • Blande County, North Carolina, retail shops, farm supplies, general stores, historic buildings, businessmen, prominent families
    • The Bridger Corporation, at 100 Main St., located in a large 2-story brick building in downtown Bladenboro has annouced its closing. The sign in the window announces a "liquidation sale early in May" . There is yard equipment in the showroom window...
    • Princess Street - 200 block.

    • Princess Street, Feast of Pirates, Robber's Row
    • The north side of the block contains a number of business establishments of interest. The Barrel Cleaners was owned by Tassie N. Costello, a native of Greece, who continued at the same location until the 1970s. Next to the cleaners is the Wilder...
    • Carolina Beach - Street scene.

    • Hotel Royal Palm, Fountain's Rooms and Apartments, Carolina Beach
    • Hotel Royal Palm is in the center. Next door to right, is Fountain's Rooms and Apartments. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An...
    • Orton Hotel and the Royal Theater

    • hotels, Theaters, Businesses, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Antique automobiles, Bicycles
    • Photograph of the Orton Hotel and the Royal Theater in downtown Wilmington, N.C. The Orton Hotel was built by Colonel Kenneth Murchison in 1888 and named for his plantation in Brunswick County. The Royal Theater was one door down fron the hotel. ...
    • Lendward Simpson, Jr.

    • African American tennis players
    • Lendward Simpson, Jr. speaking at a memorial service for Dr. Hubert Eaton. He is discussing the time he caught a fish hook in his ear and Dr. Eaton treated him. Lendward (Lenny) Simpson, Jr. (1948- ) was born at New Hanover Hospital, and attended...
    • The Shackman (1)

    • Columbus County, North Carolina, rural, poor, disadvantaged
    • Henry Williams, known to people in Bolton as the Shackman, sits at the door of his little house which has no running water, electricity, or air conditioning/heating. He has just moved into a new trailor which is fully equipped.
    • Bellamy Mansion Fire (2)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, historical district, historic buildings, 5th & Market St, mansions, fires, antique furniture, antebellum architecture
    • The terrible destruction caused by a fire in the Bellamy Mansion is shown by the debris littered floor, peeling wallpaper, scorched furniture [sideboards, table holding condiment containers, silver water pitcher and silver covered dish] in what...
    • Bellamy Mansion Tours (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, 5th and Market St., historic homes, historical district, tourist attractions
    • Guests at the Bellamy Mansion, which included Jim Burns and Ben MacDonald, line up and enter at the front door for a tour of the antebellum house as part of a fund raiser for the mansion restoration.
    • Bellamy Mansion Tours (3)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Historic district, historical houses, John D. Bellamy, slave quarters, museum, tourist attraction, antebellum architecture, tours
    • Photograph of the front of the Bellamy Mansion taken from across Market St. near the corner of 5th and Market St. House needs painting and repair work. A sign that says "Bellamy Mansion 1859 open" is attached to one of the large white colums near...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Hotel Royal Palm, Fountain's Rooms and Apartments, Hotels
    • People pose on the front porch of the Royal Palm Hotel. Fountain's Rooms and Apartments are next door to the right. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by...
    • Edward Bauer

    • Carolina Beach (N.C.); Weight lifters
    • Picture of Edward Bauer used in a PETA "Sexiest Vegan Next Door" contest on the internet. Edward Bauer (1980- ) was born in Albany, NY, but grew up in Carolina Beach, NC. He went to John T. Hoggard High School where he became vegan his junior...
    • 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...
    • The Royal Theater

    • theaters, Royal Theater
    • The Royal Theater was one door down from the hotel. Constructed in 1915, it was the first theater to have an animated electric sign. The building was destroyed by fire January 21, 1949


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