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    • The Shackman (2)

    • Columbus County, North Carolina, rural, poor, disadvantaged, kerosene, lantern
    • Henry Williams, known to people in Bolton, as the Shackman, spent more than 3 years in this tiny little house which had no running running water, electricity, or air conditioning/heating. Mr. Williams recently moved into a new trailor that has the...
    • Carolina Heights

    • Carolina Heights, New Hanover County, churches, neighborhoods, North Carolina, First Church of Christ, Neoclassical Revival
    • Street scenes of Carolina Heights at 17th and Princess Streets, and 17th and Market Streets in Wilmington, N.C. The top image shows the streetcar tracks running down the street. Streetcars allowed residents to live at the edge of town, thus...
    • Carolina Beach - Henniker Ditch.

    • Carolina Beach, Beaches, Henniker Ditch, WPA
    • During the depression, the Workers Progress Administration (W.P.A.) workers dug the Henniker drainage ditch. The natural drainage of the area is from the Carolina Beach Lake to the Cape Fear River. A series of tributaries feed into the ditch, which...
    • The Shackman (1)

    • Columbus County, North Carolina, rural, poor, disadvantaged
    • Henry Williams, known to people in Bolton as the Shackman, sits at the door of his little house which has no running water, electricity, or air conditioning/heating. He has just moved into a new trailor which is fully equipped.
    • Carolina Beach, NC, Henniker's Ditch.

    • Carolina Beach, Beaches, Henniker's Ditch
    • 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...
    • Carolina Beach, NC, Henniker's Ditch.

    • Carolina Beach, Henniker's Ditch
    • 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...
    • James Laurence Sprunt

    • Sprunt, James, 1846-1924; Blockade; Cotton trade; Local history
    • Portrait of James Sprunt. James Sprunt (1846-1924) was born in Glasgow, Scotland. His family moved to Duplin County, NC in 1852, and then two years later to Wilmington, NC. During the Civil War, Sprunt was involved in blockade running from...
    • New Hanover County Extension Service (1)

    • Vegetable gardens, New Hanover County
    • Pete Lewis (left), from the Agricultural Extension Service, looks at some of Pete Miars (right) squash plants. Miars will be running a U-pick operation this season and Lewis was examining some squash that was produced by using new a new watering...
    • Muter's Alley

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Train tracks, Fish, Buildings,
    • View of Muter's Alley and Water Streets looking North toward Dock Street, 1940. Railroad tracks are running along Water Street. On the right side is the Ice House, with 2 well-dressed men standing outside, and on the left is an extremely large...
    • Aquilla Day

    • Free African Americans; Furniture making; Day, Thomas, 1748-1789
    • Portrait of a woman thought to be Aquilla Day, wife of Thomas Day. Aquilla Wilson Day (1830- ) was the wife of Thomas Day, a renowned artisan, furniture maker, woodworker, and a free black living in North Carolina. They married on January 7, 1830....
    • Sheriff Joe McQueen

    • Sheriffs; New Hanover County (N.C.)
    • Sheriff Joe McQueen, Jr. preparing to go out on patrol. Joseph McQueen, Jr. (1945- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He is a graduate of Williston High School. He joined the New Hanover County's Sheriff Department as a Deputy in 1971, and worked...
    • Kate Stuart

    • Smithville (Southport)
    • Kate Stuart was born 1844, in a waterfront inn in Smithville (Southport), North Carolina. In 1862, after graduating school Kate was the main help for her mother in running what became known as the Stuart House. During the Civil War before...
    • Charlie Waddell

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    • Charlie Waddell, possible photo for star news article on running for school board. Charlie Roy Waddell (1923-2012) was an active community volunteer and educator in New Hanover County for many years. He graduated from Williston High School in...
    • Gene Long

    • Seafood industry
    • Gene Long in his seafood store, Motts Channel Seafood. Gene Long (1950- ) has been running his seafood store, Motts Channel Seafood, in Wrightsville Beach, NC for over 25 years. He began fishing at the age of 8, and has a lengthy history in the...

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