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    • Boney Family Architects

    • Architects--North Carolina-- Biography
    • Family photograph of the Boneys. From right to left: Leslie Norwood Boney, Sr., Leslie Boney, Jr., William Joseph Boney, Charles Hussey Boney, Paul Boney in front. Leslie Norwood Boney (1880-1964) was a well-known and respected architect in...
    • Cape Fear Motor Sales

    • Automobile dealers--United States
    • Taken at Cape Fear Motor Sales at the opening of the Mercury Dealership at North 2nd Street in Wilmington, NC between 1940 and 1955. The woman on the left holding the bottle is Easter Peeler (1921-2003), buried in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The...
    • 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...
    • Kirby family, three generations

    • Families
    • Three generations of the Kirby family. Left to right: Charlie Weir, Kenny Kirby, and Ken Kirby. The baby is Cameron Kirby. Kenny Kirby (1976- ) is the son of Lannie and Ken Kirby (1943- ), an optician. He is a native of Wilmington and is the...
    • Colonel Doz Packett

    • Fort Bragg Military Installation (N.C.)
    • Colonel Doz Packett, commander of 229th Aviation, Fort Bragg, NC, visitng Sunny Point, NC. Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point in Southport is the largest ammunition port in the nation. It is the Army's primary east coast deep-water port, run by...
    • Susie Sellers Carson, Chris Fonvielle, Tabitha McEachern

    • Carson, Susie Sellars, 1920-2008; Fonvielle, Chris Eugene, 1953-; McEachern, Tabitha, 1920-2003; Local history
    • Color photograph of a birthday celebration for Susie Sellars Carson, possibly 2002. Susie Sellars Carson (left), Chris Fonvielle (middle), Tabitha McEachern (right). Susie Sellars Carson (1920-2008) was a lifelong resident of Southport, NC. She...
    • Christopher Dudley and sisters

    • Dudley, Christopher Haywood, 1817-1862; Parnell, Eliza Ann Dudley, 1822-1890; McIlhenny, Margaret Dudley, 1828-1881
    • Daguerreotype of Christopher Haywood Dudley and sisters and wife/mother? Christopher Haywood Dudley (1817-1862) was the son of Governor Edward B. Dudley. He was a planter and a Wilmington Town Commissioner between 1847-1855. His home is at 323...
    • U.S. Post Office (1889-1891) - rear view.

    • Post Office, N. Front Street, Chestnut Street
    • The post office is viewed from north Second Street across Post Office Park. The park was a gathering place for local citizens. During the World Series, the park was very popular, especially before radio became wide-spread. Crowds would congregate...
    • Second Street, north - 100 block.

    • N. Second Street, Post Office Park, Cap Fear Club, Chestnut Street
    • The photo was taken across Post Office Park and shows the northeast and southeast corners of north Second and Chestnut streets. The Cape Fear Club is in the center and across Chestnut Street is the home of Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood (1841-1892). Dr....
    • Jonathan Barfield, Jr.

    • Real estate agents; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners
    • Portrait of Jonathan Barfield, Jr. Jonathan Barfield, Jr. (1966- ) was born in Columbus, OH and has been a resident of Wilmington, NC since the age of one. He is a graduate of New Hanover High School. Barfield is the owner of Barfield &...
    • Herbert Bluethenthal and Group

    • Philanthropists; Hospitals; University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Businessmen
    • Photograph of prominent citizens of the day receiving an award. Front row, left to right: George Alper, Ben Kingoff, Sam Berger, Milton Finkelstein, Benjamin May. Back row, left to right: Herbert Moskowitz, Herbert Bluethenthal, B. D. Schwartz,...
    • Jimmie I. Metts, Jr. and neighbor

    • Wilmington (N.C.); Children
    • Jimmie I. Metts sitting on the front porch of either his house or his neighbor's on Market Street. He is sitting with his dog and the neighbor, Ms. Fennell, either Charlotte or Mary, who went by Mamie. James Isaac Metts, Jr. (1910-1990) lived at...
    • Dave Nathans

    • Churches; Historic preservation
    • Dave Nathans standing in front of what is probably St. Andrews' Presbyterian church during his work on its restoration. Dave Nathans, originally a contractor with Urban Building Development, became involved in the preservation and restoration at...
    • Leon Brogden

    • Coaches (Athletics); High schools; Basketball; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Coach Leon Brogden watching the New Hanover High School Wildcats play. Leon Lafayette Brogden, Sr. (1910-2000) was a legendary and much-loved sports figure in Wilmington, NC. He coached football, basketball, and baseball for over 32 years at New...


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