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    • YMCA Basketball team

    • YMCA; Basketball
    • Championship YMCA basketball team of 1914-1915 The YMCA first opened in Wilmington in 1891 at Front and Grace, and moved in 1913 to it's location at Market and Third where it had a game room, gym with a track, kitchen, lockers, assembly hall and a...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion, Race
    • A crowd watches a foot race on the beach in front of Lumina. In 1901, the beach car line from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was sold by the Wilmington and Seacoast Railroad to the Consolidated Railways, Light and Power Company (later the...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion
    • A large gathering on the beach in front of Lumina. Note movie screen on left. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North...
    • Fort Caswell Soldiers

    • World War I; Fort Caswell (N.C.)
    • Soldiers from Fort Caswell, NC at an oyster roast at Lumsden's at Whiskey Creek. Oliver Hutaff is the young boy in the front, and George Hutaff, Jr., is at the back right behind the fence. Oliver Cromwell Hutaff (1907-1980) was the son of...
    • Daisy Lovering Standing on the Street

    • women's fashion, theatre
    • Daisy Lovering stands in front of a brick and stone building in a portrait taken by Nashville photographer Duncan Doris. Lovering's autograph is on the back of the portrait. Lovering (1869-1950), aunt to Helen Lovering, was an actress who...
    • Hunting Lodge of Pembroke Jones

    • Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, Antique cars, Wrightsville Sound
    • Image is the front view of the hunting lodge of Pembroke Jones. The lodge was an Italianate villa which was lavishly furnished. The property was designed as Pembroke Park. Today the park is the gated communty of Landfall.
    • Demolition of ACL Railroad Stage I

    • Wilmington, trains, demolitions, dynamite, downtown, transportation
    • The still intact, ACL Railroad building at Front and Red Cross Streets in 1960. Parking lot in foreground showing 2 men wearing hard hats as well as by-standers looking toward the building. Two trucks and 2 cars are parked in the lot.
    • U.S. Army Reserve Training Center, Wilmington, NC (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, military, reservists, Navy, Greenfield Lake, servicemen
    • The front of the U.S. Army Reserve training center on West Lake Shore DR. Two unidentified men, one soldier and one civilian, standing by the flag pole with the flag at full mast. Now known as the Adrian B. Rhodes Armed Forces Reserve Center, 2144...
    • Blue Laws (2)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, laws, shopping, stores, Sundays
    • Reverend J.C. Wllace speaks out in favor of the Blue Law in front of a large group of citizens at Thalian hall located at 3rd and Chestnut St.
    • 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...
    • 2nd St.

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, guest houses, historic buildings, downtown,
    • An old building at 7 S. 2nd St.( an original brick street) near the corner of Market and 2nd Streets is the proposed site of a bed & breakfast. Today this site contains Courtyard Developers, which has "Diamond Feed Store" painted on front of...


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