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    • NCRPC01856

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party of the SS Jeremiah Van Rensselaer on June 7, 1942, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Pictured as Miss Ages Morton, sponsor and grandaughter of Hugh MacRae, Director of North Carolina Shipbuilding Company;...
    • North Front Street - 200 block.

    • N. Front Street, Murchison, Chestnut Street
    • Chestnut Street - 100 block - north side The main buildings are (from left) the first floor of the Murchison Building, (built 1913/1914); the Murchison National Bank-Acme Building (1902) and the tall building to the left, the Cape Fear Hotel...
    • Isaac Bear School, 2nd Grade Class

    • Children; Second Grade (Education)
    • Photograph of the Isaac Bear School 2nd Grade Class, 1939-40, standing on the school steps. The picture was donated by Betty Loughlin Sylivant (1932- ), who is on the far right of the third row from the bottom. From left to right: Row 1 - Faye...
    • NCRPC0826a

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the S.S. Edward B. Dudley on Feb. 13, 1943. Mrs. L.E. Keith (holding bottle), matron of honor Mrs. L.H. Flowers of Newport News, VA, and maid of honor Johanna E. Rehder (far right) wait for the launching of the 67th ship built by the...
    • Canal Drive, Carolina Beach

    • floods and flooding, streets, Carolina Beach
    • Pete Peterson who lives in the 500 block of Canal Drive at Carolina Beach drove his car as far as he could and then walked the rest of the way out of the flooded area. He said many were trapped by the high water. Peterson was walking through the...
    • NCRPC0845

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Pictured from left to right are Mrs. L.K. Hoxton, Mr. L.K. Hoxton, assistant purchasing agent of the NC Shipbuilding Co.; Mr.s C.J. Robinson, sponsor and sister of Mrs. Hoxton and Mr. S.P. Ware (far right). Lauching party for the S.S. Sirocco on...
    • NCRPC0848

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Miss Charlene Register, sponsor of the S.S. Game Cock, prepares to christen the vessel on May 26, 1944. Also included in the photo are representatives of New Hanover High School. Also pictured are Barbara Marshall (second from left); Betty Evans...
    • NCRPC0852

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching part of the S.S. Torrance on June 6, 1944. Pictured left to right are W.H. Blakeman, assistant director of the U.S. Maritime Commission; Mrs. Land; Mrs. DeKay; Admiral Jules James, United States Navy commandant of the VI Naval District;...
    • Maritime Day 2003

    • North Carolina State Ports Authority
    • Photograph of Maritime Day 2003 at the North Carolina State Port in Wilmington, NC. On the far left: Harper Peterson, then Mayor of Wilmington, and Norman Holden, then Mayor of Southport, NC. Maritime Day is a United States holiday created to...
    • Harbor Island.

    • Harbor Island, Harbor Island Auditorium
    • Originally called, "The Hammocks," Harbor Island was an uninhabited low lying island of sand dunes, surrounded by marsh and Wrightsville Sound on the north and southwest, and Banks Channel on the east. There was a dense growth of knotted live oaks....
    • Harbor Island - Shore Acres -1929.

    • Harbor Island, Shore Acres
    • In 1927, Oliver T. Wallace and Richard L. Player bought property on Harbor Island and within a year were advertising the development of Shore Acres. The house of Spanish architecture (seen behind the trees and a pole), located on Live Oak Drive,...
    • North Front Street, 200 block, east side.

    • N. Front Street, Chestnut Street, Murchison-Acme Building
    • At right on the corner of Front and Chestnut streets is the Murchison National Bank - Acme Building. The bank organized in March 1899, moved into the structure in 1902. Charles McMillen was the architect, with John H. Brunjes, the builder....
    • 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...


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