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    • Boating at Lockwood Folly River

    • North Carolina, Brunswick County, boats, marsh, rivers, Mercury and Evinrude motors, boating, fishing
    • L.T. Smith, left, holds his boat (NC 6244 AS)in place as Roy Varnum jockeys his boat (NC 91278 J)out of a tight place in the Lockwood Folly River at Varnamtown. The landing is near Garland's Seafood. "Tasha D." a shrimp boat is moored behind...
    • Peter Henry Braak

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Fire fighters; Farmers
    • Portrait of Peter Henry Braak. Peter Henry Braak (1911-2003) was born in Warren Point, NJ. His family of Holland Dutch descent settled in Castle Hayne, NC, and Braak owned the Garden Place Bulb and Flower Farm. Braak was elected to the Board of...
    • Angela Walker, Miss Wilmington 1981

    • Pageants; African American women
    • Angela Walker, Miss Wilmington 1981 Angela Walker (1960- ) was the first black Miss Wilmington. She was the first runner up in the contest, but became Miss Wilmington when the original winner of the title, Lynn Williford, won the title of Miss...
    • NCRPC01897

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Photograph of the Royal Anti-Aircraft Battery during the launching of the SS THomas W. Owen on July 24, 1943. The launching took place at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company located in Wilmington, NC.
    • Bolton Recreation Community Park

    • Columus County, North Carolina
    • Photograph shows boys playing on the basketball court at the Bolton Recreation Community Park. The county parks and recreation department would like to place equipment there for younger children.
    • 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...
    • Orton Plantation - House and gardens.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • 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...
    • NCRPC0937

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • The launching of the S.S. Red Gauntlet took place May 5, 1945. It was the 199th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. It was the 213th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Pictured left to right are P.F. Halsey; Mrs. Sidney...
    • Dr. William Wagner

    • School superintendents
    • Photograph of Dr. Wagner sitting at his desk. Dr. William Wagner (1927-1999) attended Washington High School and served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-1946. He received a Master's degree from East Carolina University and a Doctorate in Educational...
    • 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...
    • Wrightsville Beach - turn of the century.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Ocean View Beach
    • The southern extension of Wrightsville Beach was once called Ocean View Beach after the development company that owned that part of the beach. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage...
    • Orton Plantation.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Orton Plantation - Graveyard.

    • Orton Plantation, Cemeteries, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...

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