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    • Bennigan's Restaurant Birthday

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, restaurants, eateries, S. College Rd,
    • After his meal, Bill Freeman of Wilmington has a cake brought to his table for his birthday party at Bennigan's restaurant. Several women are seated with Bill as 1 waitress and 2 waiters clap and sing happy birthday. Other customers are seen in the...
    • Marina Fine Food

    • Marina Restaurant
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph which captures the exterior of the Marina Restaurant at Wrightville Beach at night with automobiles parked outside.
    • Gearhardt Joseph Whilden

    • Whilden, Gearhardt Joseph, 1906-1990; Restaurateurs
    • Photograph of Gearhardt Joseph "Pappy Gay" Whilden behind the counter of his restaurant. Gearhardt Joseph "Pappy Gay" Whilden (1906-1990) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was in the restaurant business for more than forty years and ran a popular...
    • Fergus' Ark

    • Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Fergus' Ark, Restaurant, Concrete Ship, Tugboat, Boats
    • This b&w photograph captures the removal of the Fergus' Ark Restaurant from Wilmington's waterfront.
    • The Glenn Restaurant

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    • Commercial building constructed for Esther Naomi Mintz Yopp (1891-1972) and built by contractor, Sam Blake. Occupied by various restaurants from 1947 to 1969. Building remains in family.
    • C. E. Spivey

    • Restaurants; Whiteville (N.C.)
    • Head shot used in "Life Around Wilmington", a local magazine. C. E. "Gene" Spivey was born in Whiteville, NC, and moved to Wilmington before joining the U. S. Army in 1943. He earned a Bronze Medal during his WWII service. He started as an...
    • William D. Polite

    • Waiters
    • Newspaper photograph of William D. Polite in a dining room William Darnell Polite (1867-1953) was born in Charleston to slave parents. He worked as a headwaiter at some of the finest hotels in the south, including the Wilmington and the Orton in...
    • Chestnut Street - 100 block.

    • Orton, Post Office, Post Office Park, Murchison Building, Cape Fear Club, Cape Fear Hotel, N. Front Street, Chestnut Street
    • The photo shows (from left), the Orton Hotel (on Front Street), the back of the Post Office and Post Office Park, the Murchison Building and the Cape Fear Hotel. The columns at right are those of the Cape Fear Club building. In 1888, Colonel...
    • Barbara and Graham Eugene Merritt Sr

    • Drive-in restaurants; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Photograph of Barbara Ann Dale and Graham Eugene Merritt Sr outside in front of their car, probably on their wedding day. Barbara Ann Dale Merritt (1941- ) and her husband Graham Eugene Merritt Sr (1938- ) were both born in Wilmington, NC. They...
    • Harry Warren

    • Museum Directors; North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
    • Photograph of Harry Warren dining at Riverboat Landing restaurant. Harry Warren, a native of Wilmington, NC, earned his BA in History at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and his MA in History and museology at East Carolina University. ...
    • John A. Moore

    • Moore, John A.; African American architects
    • Head shot of John A. Moore. John A. Moore (1888-1939) was born in Rock Hill, NC. During his lifetime he worked as an architect, contractor, and carpenter. He worked in DC as an architect in the Supervising Architect's Office in the U.S....
    • Eleanor Wright

    • Upper class women; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Newspaper photograph of Miss Eleanor Wright, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Wright, aboard the Holland America Liner Statendam, off for a mid-winter cruise through the Caribbean. Eleanor Wright Beane (1915-2002) was the granddaughter of...
    • Cooperative Savings and Loan

    • Banks and Banking--United states;
    • Photograph of Christmas party of the Cooperative Savings and Loan on board the Fergus Ark restaurant. Left to right: (sitting) Estel Fussell, Audrey Woodall, Polly Justice, Miriam Alford, Frederick Willetts, Sr., Catherine Freimuth (Tinder), Betty...
    • Harper Peterson

    • Mayors; City Government
    • Harper Peterson at a meeting. Harper Peterson (1948- ) is a civic-minded business man who owns several local businesses, as well as a popular restaurant on Water Street. He served on the Wilmington, NC City Council from 1995-1999, and as Mayor of...

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