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    • Kathryn Grayson, Azalea Queen X

    • Grayson, Kathryn, 1922-2010; North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.)--History; Cape Fear Garden Club (Wilmington, N.C.)--History
    • Kathryn Grayson, Azalea Queen X, cutting the ribbon at the home of Mrs. Bruce B. Cameron during the 1957 Azalea Festival. Eleanor Spence LeGrand Hervey stands in the background. Kathryn Grayson (1922-2010) was a popular singer and actress and a...
    • Annie Elizabeth Manson

    • Southport (N.C.)
    • Annie Elizabeth Manson as the winner of the "Miss Fluffy Ruffles" contest in North Carolina. "Fluffy Ruffles" refers to either a short-lived Broadway play, or a popular two-step dance of the day. Annie Elizabeth Manson (1888-1967) was a long...
    • Drew House

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    • House built for Bettie Lee Drew (1872-1940), native of Wilson, NC, widow of Samuel Summerfield Drew (1863-1913), native of Southport, NC, grocery salesman. The one-story, gable-front bungalow is reminiscent of the popular ready-built houses of the...
    • Lyrics to "Homespun Dress" Page 1

    • Homespun, Dress, Civil War songs, blockade, Owen
    • "Homespun Dress" was a popular Civil War song in the South, attributed to Carrie Belle Sinclair and sung to the tune of "The Bonnie Blue Flag." It details how Southern women were proud to wear their handmade goods as a result of the Union...
    • Lyrics to "Homespun Dress" Page 2

    • Homespun, Dress, Civil War songs, blockade, Owen
    • "Homespun Dress" was a popular Civil War song in the South, attributed to Carrie Belle Sinclair and sung to the tune of "The Bonnie Blue Flag." It details how Southern women were proud to wear their handmade goods as a result of the Union...
    • Carolina Beach - Street scene.

    • Carolina Beach, Bame's Hotel
    • Bame's Hotel, located on Cape Fear Boulevard at Carolina Beach. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle...
    • Carolina Beach - Street scene.

    • Hotel Royal Palm, Fountain's Rooms and Apartments, Carolina Beach
    • Hotel Royal Palm is in the center. Next door to right, is Fountain's Rooms and Apartments. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Boardwalk
    • People on the beach and in the surf - boardwalk is left. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle the area...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Boardwalk
    • Photograph of children playing a game of “Tap,” about 1929, taken from the boardwalk. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt...
    • Ellyn Bache

    • Bache, Ellyn; Authors
    • Photograph of Ellyn Bache. Ellyn Bache (1942- ) is a popular writer who lived in Wilmington, NC for over twenty years. She has written a number of books, short stories, and worked as a freelance newspaper journalist. She once owned Banks Channel...
    • Carolina Beach - Street scene.

    • Carolina Beach, Carolina Beach Hotel, Bame's Hotel, Cape Fear Boulevard
    • Carolina Beach Hotel, later Bame's Hotel, was located on Cape Fear Boulevard. Street scene shows vintage autos. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Boardwalk, Lifeguard
    • Children pose on beach with the boardwalk and a life guard stand in the background. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Aerial, Water Tower
    • Aerial view from the water tower, looking northeast. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle the area in...
    • Carolina Beach - Street scene.

    • Carolina Beach, Hotel Royal Palm
    • Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle the area in the early 1880s by Joseph Winner (1843-1902) and his...
    • Maritime Day 2003

    • North Carolina State Ports Authority
    • Photograph of Maritime Day 2003 at the North Carolina State Port in Wilmington, NC. On the far left: Harper Peterson, then Mayor of Wilmington, and Norman Holden, then Mayor of Southport, NC. Maritime Day is a United States holiday created to...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Boardwalk, Pavilion, Carolina Moon Pavilion
    • Crowd between the boardwalk and the Carolina Moon Pavilion. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle the...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Boardwalk, Pavilion
    • Bathers in the surf with the pavilion and the boardwalk in the background. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Boardwalk, Pavilion
    • Bathers on the beach and in the surf (posed photo). Edge of the pavilion and the boardwalk can be seen at extreme left. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and...

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