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    • William Dallas Herring

    • Education--North Carolina
    • ( William) Dallas Herring was born in Rose Hill, North Carolina in 1916. He lived his entire life in the house in which he was born, which became the Duplin County Historical Foundation Library. He became the youngest mayor in the nation when he...
    • Brunswick Technical College

    • Community Colleges, Brunswick County, NC
    • "Fleging Brunswick technical College now has a temporary home and a sign at Supply. The temporary home, the school's first, is the former county extension office building. Joseph Bailey Carter, newly named "charter" president of the college,...
    • Bellamy Mansion Fire (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, historic places, slave quarters, Market St and 5th St., mansions, fires, antebellum architecture
    • A burned area around one of the marbalized slate fireplaces on the ground floor in the Bellamy Mansion. 2 small glass containers and a framed needlepoint (God bless our home) rests on the mantle.
    • James Walker Memorial Hospital - Front view.

    • James Walker Memorial Hospital, Hospitals
    • A contractor, James Walker was a native of Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland, who came to Wilmington in 1857, after helping to construct one of the wings of the U. S. Capitol Building and the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC. He built the...
    • President Woodrow Wilson

    • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
    • A program for the Centennial Memorial Service held for Woodrow Wilson at the First Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, NC. Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) is the only U.S. president to have called Wilmington home. President Wilson's parents moved to the...
    • Belville, NC (1)

    • Brunswick County, North Carolina, stores, trailers, hotels, motels, signs
    • A street scene showing businesses and billboards in Belville; Towel City, Crisp Mobile Home Park, Crisp Sales and Manufacturing Co., Horne's , Days Inn, Holiday Lodge, Holiday Lodge restaurant, 3 unidentified men at the Holiday Lodge.
    • Portrait of Helen Lovering as a Child

    • studio portrait, children
    • A studio portrait of Helen Lovering, with the description that she was 1 year, 3 days old at the time of the photograph. Although born in Hawthorne, New Jersey, Lovering had strong family ties to Wilmington, North Carolina and lived there for most...
    • Airlie Estate

    • Airlie Gardens, Pembroke Jones
    • Airlie Estate, former home of Pembroke Jones, who died in 1919. The estate comprised 155 acres. The formal Airlie Gardens, is now a New Hanover County Park.
    • 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....
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad freight yard.

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Train Yard
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad freight yard. The freight office of the ACL Railroad dates from about 1900 and is located on Nutt Street, near the Cape Fear River. (Currently [1999] the Wilmington Railroad Museum). The warehouse at left (519 Nutt...
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Freight yards

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Train Yard
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Freight yards. Since the mid-nineteenth century, Wilmington had been a railroad town, beginning with the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad, which was organized in 1838, and reportedly was at one time, the longest railroad...
    • Barbara and Rich Williams Anniversary

    • Wilmington (N.C.); Anniversaries
    • Barbara and Rich Williams on their 28th wedding anniversary in their home in Wilmington, NC. Barbara always models her wedding dress on their anniversary. Barbara Ann Williams (1956- ) has been married to Richard Williams since 1979.


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