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    • Student Tans on Castle Street

    • Students, Cape Fear Technical Institute
    • Paul Minor parks his car right on the river at the foot of Castle St. and does some sunning. He is a student at CFTI and was on his lunch break. He says he goes there often. Minor lives at Wrightsville Beach.
    • Bridger Store, Bladenboro, NC

    • Blande County, North Carolina, retail shops, farm supplies, general stores, historic buildings, businessmen, prominent families
    • The Bridger Corporation, at 100 Main St., located in a large 2-story brick building in downtown Bladenboro has annouced its closing. The sign in the window announces a "liquidation sale early in May" . There is yard equipment in the showroom window...
    • Governor Dudley Mansion

    • Dudley Family, Historic Houses, Dudley Mansion
    • Located at 400 South Front Street this house was built by North Carolina Governor James Bishop Dudley (1789-1855). Tradition says it was built as early as 1825. This image was taken about 1900.
    • Henry Taylor

    • Free African Americans; Carpenters; African American businesspeople; African American freemasons.
    • Photograph of Henry Taylor, free African American. Henry Taylor (1823-1892) was a free African American man born in Fayetteville, NC. He moved to Wilmington, NC in 1850, where he worked as a carpenter. Family tradition says he worked on the...
    • Restoring the Capt. J. N. Maffitt

    • Ferries, Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC
    • Robert Parker does some puttying aboard the Capt. J.N. Maffitt. He says they are doing a complete reconditioning job on her before she begins her season by bringing the Azalea Queen up river for her official arrival for the Azalea Festival.
    • Bellamy Mansion Tours (3)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Historic district, historical houses, John D. Bellamy, slave quarters, museum, tourist attraction, antebellum architecture, tours
    • Photograph of the front of the Bellamy Mansion taken from across Market St. near the corner of 5th and Market St. House needs painting and repair work. A sign that says "Bellamy Mansion 1859 open" is attached to one of the large white colums near...
    • Drag racing

    • North Carolina, New Hanover County, auto racing
    • "This is part of my farm," says Harrells' native, Dan Carr, who runs Carr Trucking Co. on Carolina Beach Road in Wilmington. Carr is a former drag racer. He built this track in 1989.

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