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    • William Edgar Perdew

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    • Newspaper clipping of photograph. William (Bill) Edgar Perdew (1919-2013) was born in Wilmington, NC, and was a lifelong resident. He was married to Margaret (Peggy) Moore in 1962. During World War II, he servied in the U.S. Army Air Corps and...
    • Masonboro Island Camporee

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, islands, marshes, Atlantic Ocean, sound, scouting, organizations, activities, camping,Intracoastal Waterway
    • James Locklear of Troop 326, from Pembroke, NC, strains as he unloads a tent at the Wrightsville Beach Coast Guard dock in preparation to board boats for a trip to Masonboro Island. An estimated 550 scouts will be on the island for the camporee.
    • 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...
    • Boy Scouts Camp

    • Scouting, crafts, badges, camping, outdoors, organizations,
    • Tents pitched, American and troop flags displayed, scouts are working in different groups. In the foreground are the beginnings of tee pees, a totem pole and a sign with "grizzo" written on it.
    • Gore-Martin House

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    • Cottage built as rental property for Rachel Litchfield Gore (1933-1914), native of Beaufort, SC. Purchased as rental property in 1912 by Cuthbert Martin (1875-1922), president-treasurer Peoples Supply Company; and wife, Bessie Ledford Gore...
    • Bishop Herbert Bell Shaw

    • Shaw, Herbert Bell, 1908-1980; African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; African Americans--North Carolina--Wilmington
    • Photograph of Bishop Shaw standing at the altar of an African Methodist Episcopal Zion (A.M.E.Z) church. Bishop Herbert Bell Shaw (1908-1985) was born in Wilmington, NC and received his early education from local public schools. He later...
    • Rhonda Bellamy

    • Bellamy, Rhonda; Radio talk show hosts; African American women; authors
    • Photograph of Rhonda Bellamy used online for Dreams of Wilmington. Rhonda McLaurin Bellamy (1963- )was born in New York City but moved to Wilmington, NC during her high school years. She went to E. A. Laney High School. She is well-known as a...
    • Bingo at American Legion Post 10

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, clubs, meeting halls, veterans organizations, wars, Masonboro Loop Road, games, fund raisers
    • Milton Woodle calls out bingo numbers at the American Legion Post 10 located at 702 Pine Grove Dr.
    • Boy Scouts Camping

    • Bruswick County, North Carolina, camping, scouting, organizations
    • Micheal Randolph, left, and Jeffray Hankins enjoy each others company while resting on cots in their tent at a scouts campsite. They are members of Troop 243, Bolivia, NC.
    • Bingo at the BPO Elks Club

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, civic/social/fraternal organizations, clubs, meeting halls, games
    • Multiple tables full of bingo players, mostly women of various ages, are using markers to keep up with the calls at the BPO Elks Club #532 (NC East District # 6600) at 5102 Oleander Dr.
    • Boy Scouts Camporee

    • New Hanover County, Jacksonville, Onslow County, Marine base, camping, scouting, organizations, camps, games, activities
    • Wilmington area boy scouts play a "Build-a-scout" game, where they climb on each others shoulders trying to get as many bodies as possible on a box. Two of the scouts have Troop 202 on their shirt sleeves. The camporee took place at Camp LeJeune,...
    • Bingo at the Moose Lodge

    • WIlmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, games, meeting halls, clubs, fraternal organizations,
    • Alva Corbett (left) and Gertrude Corbet (beside Alva) play multiple bingo cards at senior day at the Moose Lodge at 4610 Carolina Beach Rd. There are several other players at the table but they aren't identified.
    • Boy Scouts Clean-up

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, scouting, organizations, garbage, Atlantic Ocean, badges, parks
    • Three boy scouts deposit trash and a beer can into a metal trash can at a ocean front Carolina Beach park area.
    • Joe and Dorothy Nesbitt

    • Nesbitt, Dorothy Buckeridge, 1922-; Photographers; Wilmington star-news (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Joe and Dorothy Nesbitt. Joesph Gordon Nesbitt (1917-2008) was the chief photographer of the Star-News from 1958-1982. He married Dorothy in 1951. She was a dancer and choreographer who toured Latin America with Col. W. de Basil's Original...
    • Wallace Carmichael Murchison

    • Law firms; Lawyers; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Photograph used by Andrews Mortuary in Mr. Murchison's obituary. Wallace Carmichael Murchison (1919-2013) was born in Wilmington, NC. He is the son of Wilmington doctor, David Reid Murchison. Wallace Murchison attended Tileston High School and...
    • Herbert McKim

    • Wrightsville Beach (N.C.); Architects
    • Photograph of retiring Chamber of Commerce President Herbert McKim (right) accepting an award of appreciation from Howard A. Penton, Jr., incoming Chamber president. Herbert Pope McKim (1928-2010) was born in Robesonville, NC. He received his...
    • Bridge Tournament

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, civic organizations, games, cards, competitions, tournaments
    • Multiple card tables set up with 4 players to a table for a bridge tournament at the Elk's Lodge on Oleander Dr.
    • Beaux-Arts Ball

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, parties, museums, feathers, buildings, organizations, costumes, masks, prizes
    • Sam Garner wearing a mask (left) and Kitty Fitzgibbon admire each other's plumage and jewels during the Beaux-Arts Ball held at the Scottish Rite Temple. The ball is a fund raiser for St. John's Museum of Art.
    • Catherine Kennedy Home Collection, (1868-1999)

    • Kennedy, Catherine; Catherine Kennedy Home -- Correspondence; Catherine Kennedy Home -- History; Catherine Kennedy Home -- Photographs; Ladies Benevolent Society (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; Poor women -- North carolina -- Wilmington; Elderly...
    • Collection consists of both photographs and documents kept and/or gathered by various individuals associated with the Home, including Elizabeth Whitehead Taylor and Augusta B. Spencer. Most of the collection are photographs (persons unidentfied)...
    • Joshua Grainger Wright

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Photograph of Joshua Grainger Wright, taken from "History of North Carolina, Vol. IV North Carolina Biography." Joshua Grainger Wright (1840-1900) was born in the family home now known as the Burgin-Wright House. He was a soldier, businessman,...

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