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    • First Baptist Church

    • Samuel Sloan, Hurricane Fran, steeples, churches
    • First Baptist Church at 5th and Market Streets is made of red brick with twin spires. The Wilmington Light Infantry building can be seen in the background. Power lines are seen along the streets, and the Street is hard surfaced. The Sunday School...
    • Wilmington Waterfront

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Government Buildings, Ships,
    • In the left foreground is the J.A. Springer Coal Company Building and equipment, the tower of the old Brownstone Post Office can be seen above the Southern Building. Many other downtown businesses can also be be seen. Several boats are docked along...
    • 8th and Market Streets

    • residences, churches, medians, mansions, Market Street, 8th St.
    • Market St, looking West, near 8th St. The plaza has decorative planters with flowers and power lines. A horse and buggy is parked on the right side of the 2 lane road. Steeples of First Baptist Church and St. Paul's Lutheran Church can been seen in...
    • Lumina 2

    • Wrightsville Beach, dances, dance halls, pavilions, dance floors, bands, orchestras, Henry E. Bonitz, Consolidated Railway Light & Power Company
    • Original appearance of Lumina Ballroom. Visitors can be seen on both of the wide outside staircases. An American flag is flying from a tower. A large rowboat is sitting on the sand. Power lines can be seen in the background.
    • Ladies on Cotton Wagon

    • crops, wagons, transportation,
    • A group of well-dressed ladies in long skirts and big decorative hats are sitting on bales of cotton that are loaded on a large cotton wagon. One lady sits upon 1 of the 2 mules hooked to the wagon. Three women stand by the back of the wagon. Two...
    • South Fifth Avenue - 1100 block.

    • S. Fifth Avenue, William Hooper School, Schools
    • An elementary school, William Hooper School, at left, was built in 1914, and was named for one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence from North Carolina. The sanctuary and manse of Immanuel Presbyterian Church can be seen across Fifth...
    • 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...
    • Panoramic view of Third Street, looking southeast.

    • Third Street, Courthouse, Annex, City Hall, Thalian Hall, Colonial Apartments, St. James Episcopal Church, Churches, First Baptist Church, St. Paul's Evangelical Church
    • View is from what looks to be from a roof top or upper floor of one of the buildings on the west side of the 300 block of North Third Street. The City Hall, New Hanover Courthouse and Annex and the Colonial Apartments are among the buildings seen...
    • Elevated Boardwalk

    • beaches, Wrightsville Beach, swimming, boardwalks
    • An elevated boardwalk that swimmers used on the way to the sound that kept people from crossing electric beach car lines. Lumina Ballroom is also seen with its 2 flags flying from the roof.
    • Waterfront - Cape Fear River - Wilmington.

    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River, Freighter, American Molasses Terminal, Tidewater Gas Works, Castle Street
    • A molasses freighter is tied up at the American Molasses Terminal. The three smoke stacks of the Tidewater Gas Works at the foot of Castle Street, can be seen at left.
    • Wilmington Fire Department.

    • Wilmington Fire Department, Firefighters, S. Fourth Street, Dock Street
    • Firemen, who collected toys for Christmas, pose at the base of the fire tower at Fire Headquarters, Fourth and Dock streets. The roof of the Donald MacRae house can be seen at the left.
    • English Steamer

    • commodities, crops, Cape Fear River, exports, steamers, businesses, warehouses
    • Bales of cotton being brought in and hoisted onto a ship at Alexander Sprunt and Son on Nutt St. Men can be seen on the wharf and on the ship. Sprunt was one of the largest cotton exporters in the South. The company also operated the Champion...
    • Blanchard Farm Blueberries

    • North Carolina, farms, fruits, workers, fields
    • Brenda Boney, wearing a Winston cup series ball cap, is from Rose Hill. She packs blueberries at Billy Blanchard's farm on N.C. 11 in southern Duplin County. Several other people are seen in the background.

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