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    • Legion Stadium

    • Sports arena built as a jobs-creation project by the by the federal Works Progress Administration on land donated to New Hanover County by American Legion Post 10. They also gave $27,000 toward the $237,000 construction cost. It has been renovated...
    • Helen Farrington

    • Helen Farrington of Winston Salem standing next to a Vietnam War memorial replica on display at the U.S. Army transportation terminal during the July 4 Southport Celebration July 5th, 1999. What is now known as the North Carolina 4th of July...
    • Wrightsville Beach, ca. late 1920s.

    • Five children in bathing suits pose at the beach near Lumina. Note the movie screen in the water at left. In 1901, the beach car line from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was sold by the Wilmington and Seacoast Railroad to the Consolidated...
    • Stevens House

    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Hugh C. Calder (1891-1972), teller for Murchison Bank. Purchased in 1924 by John Alexander Stevens (1895-1990), native of Sampson County, attorney, who practiced law for over 70 years; and wife, Mildred Thompson...
    • First Baptist Church

    • Gothic Revival style church built for Baptist congregation organized in 1808. Construction began under pastorate of the Reverend John L. Prichard (1811-1862), who died during the Yellow Fever epidemic. The building was completed and dedicated five...
    • Legion Stadium

    • Sports arena built as a jobs-creation project by the federal Works Progress Administration on land donated to New Hanover County by American Legion Post 10. They also gave $27,000 toward the $237,000 construction cost. It has been renovated...
    • Human Relations Commission Staff

    • Photograph of the Human Relations Commission Staff. Front row, left to right: Mary Owens, July Fussell, Pat Melvin, Cathy Morgan. Standing, left to right: Dave Jackson, Bill Jessup, John Davis. Formerly known as the Bi-Racial Committee, the Human...
    • Robert Smith Jervay

    • African American Newspapers
    • Robert Smith Jervay Robert Smith Jervay (1873-1941) was born in Summerville, S.C. He moved his family to Wilmington in 1911 for the better educational opportunities, and started a printing business called Jervay Printing. In 1927 his son Henry...
    • Thomas C. Jervay

    • African American newspapers; African American--History
    • Thomas Clarence Jervay with President Lyndon B. Johnson at the White House. Thomas C. Jervay (1914-1993) took over the leadership of his family printing and newspaper business after his father passed away. In 1945 he changed the name of the...
    • Rev. Aaron Moore and Anna Briggs Moore

    • African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Cape Fear Conference
    • Newspaper clipping of photograph of Aaron Moore and wife, Anna Moore. Reverend Aaron Moore (1918- ) was born in the Old Town Community of Brunswick County and was married to Anna Briggs Moore. At the United Christian College in Goldboro, NC, he...
    • Azalea Festival Air Show

    • Air shows, New Hanover County
    • Stunt pilot Ron Shelly flies over the New Hanover County Airport Saturday afternoon as workers set up booths, planes and exhibits on the ground below. Shelly will perform aerobatics in his Stearman trainer and will give a wing-walking demonstration...
    • Azalea Coast Amateur Radio Club

    • amateur radio clubs, wilmington, nc
    • Members of the Azalea Coast Amateur Radio Club work contacting stations all over the country Saturday afternoon at the club's annual field day operations at the Battleship North Carolina gazebo. Members took turns while calling around the clock....
    • 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...
    • AIDS Quilt Displayed at UNCW

    • Art exhibits, UNCW
    • Volunteers prepare panels from the traveling Aids Quilt for display at UNC-Wilmington's Trask Coliseum Thursday afternoon. The quilt, made with panels that honor people who have died of Aids opened Thursday night. Crews worked worked most of the...
    • Curtis Brown

    • Astronauts--United States; Retired military personnel; United States. Air Force--Airmen
    • Color photograph of Curtis Brown in astronaut uniform. Curtis L. Brown (1956- ) was born in Elizabethtown, Bladen County, NC. He served as a pilot and mission commander on over six NASA space flights. He was also inducted into the U.S. Astronaut...
    • 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...
    • Frederick Hart Fechtig

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; Purchasing agents; Oakdale Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Portrait of Frederick Hart Fechtig. Frederick Hart Fechtig (1865-1951) was born in Hagerstown, MD. He began his career with the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company in 1881, and over the course of his career, he became its Purchasing Agent....


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