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    • B'nai Israel Bombing

    • New Hanover County, Jews, policemen, religions, bombs, explosions, judaism, conservative
    • An unidentified Wilmington police detective enters the synagogue at 2601 Chesnut St where another man looks out the door. The synagogue's vestibule and facade was heavily damaged (one column down, windows blown out and holes in the brick walls) by...
    • Walter Winner, Jr.

    • Carolina Beach (N.C.); Charter boat fishing
    • Newspaper photograph of Walter "Skeets" Winner, Jr. sitting in the captain's chair aboard the "Winner Cruise Queen." Walter "Skeets" Winner, Jr. (1970- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He graduated from John T. Hoggard High School in 1988, and went...
    • E.I Tinga House & Nursery

    • Modified Craftsman style bungalow and nursery business built by Eelco Idzard Tinga (1882-1973), native of Sappemeer, the Netherlands, founder of Tinga Nursery, Inc.; and wife, Tjitske Hinnes ( 1884-1977), native of Outkerk, the Netherlands. Notable...
    • Cape Fear Cyclists

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, bikers, bicycles, races, clubs, elected officials, holidays, Revolutionary War site, historical sites, Cape Fear River, Water St.
    • Seven participants in the Cape Fear Cyclist's Hot 100 Fun Ride string out along Highway 421 on the first leg of their 100 mile ride. The Labor Day weekend ride, with Mayor Don Betz acting as official starter, began at Riverfront Park in downtown...
    • Portrait of James Walker, Architect

    • Walker family, Architects, Builders, Philanthropists, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, portraiture
    • This portrait of James Walker can be found hanging on a wall at UNC-Wilmington. James Walker, (1826-1901) was born in Scotland and came to the U.S. (New York), with his brother at the age of 12. He started out as a stone mason, then later moved to...
    • Jonathan Kimbro and Jason Slivinski

    • Children; Wilmington (N.C.); Snow
    • Photograph of Jonathan Kimbro and Jason Slivinski. Jonathan Kimbro and Jason Slivinski (1979- ) and a great snow bunny from a rare Wilmington, NC snow fall. His mother Harriet remembers that Jonathan (on left) didn't have any snow boots so she...
    • Wilmington Police Department Auction (2)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover county, North Carolina, law enforcement, sellers, bids, buyers, smokers, cigarettes, African Americans,
    • A potential young bidder leans over a baracade at the Wilmington Police Department as he checks out 2 pair of curtains held up by Bill Williams of Williams Auctions. The auction was held at the Red Cross Street complex.
    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River - Wilmington.

    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River, Oil Terminals
    • Oil terminals south of Dawson Street. The Native Americans called the river, "Sapona," which is formed by the junction of the Haw and Deep Rivers in Chatham County, NC, and flows southeasterly toward the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape that would...
    • Scott Urban

    • Urban, Scott H. (Scott Howard), 1961; Teachers
    • Photograph of Scott Urban. Scott Howard Urban (1961- ) is a poet, author, and educator in the Wilmington, NC area. He taught English at John T. Hoggard High School, and went to the University of North Carolina Wilmington to earn a Masters in...
    • Carolina Beach Town Hall (2)

    • flooding, municipal buildings, Carolina Beach
    • Carolina Beach City Parks and Recreation worker Fred Clemmons sweeps the water out of the Carolina Beach Town Hall from Thursday's high tides and storm. The water was about ankle deep inside the town hall/police dept.
    • Men Playing Checkers

    • Brooklyn Arts District, Wilmington, NC
    • On any given afternoon, the cab stand at the corner of Nixon and Brown street is the place for the Brooklyn neighborhood checker players. This particular afternoon was a little wet, so the crowd was down. Here, Lloyd McKoy and Gerald Brown take...


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