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    • German Volunteers

    • Volunteer fire departments
    • Studio photograph of German Volunteers. Wilmington, NC's first firefighters were groups of volunteers who organized and served without pay. The second volunteer fire company organized in Wilmington was the Howard Relief Company, named in honor of...
    • Eliza Nutt Parsley

    • United Daughters of the Confederacy. Cape Fear Chapter No. 3
    • Copy of a painted portrait of Eliza Nutt Parsley. Eliza "Hallie" Hall Nutt Parsley (1842-1920) married William M. Parsley in 1862. He was in Company F of the 3rd NC Regiment, NC Infantry. He advanced to the rank of Lt. Colonel, and died...
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad
    • Maintenance shop area. 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 in the world. Some...
    • Golf links - Cape Fear Country Club.

    • Cape Fear Country Club, Golf
    • The Cape Fear Country Club was organized March 21, 1896. Its first clubhouse was at Hilton Park. In 1898, the clubhouse was moved to a new location beside the railroad tracks, near the Fourth Street Bridge. In 1901, two hundred acres east of the...
    • The Rev. Gustave H. Caution

    • Episcopal Church; African American clergy; African American--History
    • Photograph of Rev. Gustave H. Caution. The Reverand Gustave Hamilton Caution (1898-1980) was the pastor for St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Wilmingto, NC in 1926. Under his tenure in 1928 the church was granted parish status by the Diocesan...
    • South Seventh Street - 200 block.

    • S. Seventh Street, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Churches
    • Elizabeth Gibbs, a washerwoman, delivers laundry in a baby carriage, across the street from the Ebenezer Baptist Church, 206 South Seventh Street. Ebenezer Baptist Church was organized in 1868 as an African-American Missionary Baptist...
    • 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...
    • George Kirby, Ben Chavis, and Angela Davis

    • Chavis, Ben, 1948- ; Kirby, George, ?-1997; Davis, Angela, 1944-
    • Photograph of George Kirby, Ben Chavis and Angela Davis, and unknown supporter. Ben Chavis (1948 - ) is originally from Oxford, North Carolina. He was a minister from the United Church of Christ's Commission for Racial Justice at the time of...
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Union Station, N. Fourth Street
    • View of the railroad yards from Fourth Street, looking west toward Union Station. Since the mid-nineteenth century, Wilmington had been a railroad town, beginning with the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad, which was organized in 1838, and reportedly...
    • Fifth Avenue Methodist Church

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    • Neo-Gothic style church built for congregation organized in 1847 to serve residents in the southern section of the city. This building, which replaced an earlier wooden structure, was dedicated on September 26, 1890. The education building, erected...
    • Hanover Seaside Club 2

    • Clubs, beaches, Atlantic Ocean
    • Another view of the Hanover Seaside Club (organized by German immigrants in 1898) at Carolina Beach. A couple of visitors stand on the 1st floor porch. In 1906 the club moved to Wrightsville Beach, N.C.
    • The Cape Fear Club with Snow

    • private clubs, men's clubs, Cape Fear Club
    • The Cape Fear Club is on the Southeast corner of Second and Chestnut streets and is the oldest gentlemen’s club in the South in continuous existence, having been organized in 1852 and reorganized after the Civil War in 1866.

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