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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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Bradley Creek Marina (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, marinas, waterways, boating, cemeteries, boat storage, Oleander Dr., businesses
    • An aerial veiw of the Bradley Creek Marina showing boat slips, a barge and the dry storage facility as construction continues. Oleander Memorial Gardens is seen at the top of the photo.
    • Unknown Woman at Orton Plantation

    • Orton Plantation
    • Helen Lovering's shadow can be seen taking the photograph of this unknown woman in front of a treet at Orton Plantation. Although born in Hawthorne, New Jersey, Helen had strong family ties to Wilmington and lived there for most of her adult...
    • French Frigate

    • French Frigate Picard, French destroyer escort La Bourdonnais
    • The French Frigate Picard is moved into a Wilmingotn dock. The French destroyer escort La Bourdonnais is also seen docked and flying the French flag in the foreground. The ships were in Wilmington to convey the official greetings from France to...
    • Lumina 1

    • Atlantic Ocean, Porches, beaches, Wrightsville Beach, Swimmers,
    • Ocean front view of Lumina Ballroom showing the additions of the pillars and veranda. People are congregating at the water's edge, on the veranda and under the building. Beach-goers have an array of outfits on, bathing suits, casual and Sunday...
    • Minnie Evans

    • Evans, Minnie, 1892-1987; African American painters; Women artists; Artists; African American women
    • Minnie Evans possibly at the gatehouse at Airlie Gardens Estate. Minnie Eva Jones (1892-1987) was born in the Long Creek Community of Pender County, NC. In 1908, she married Julius Evans, who worked for the Pembroke Jones family. Minnie also...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Southport Street View

    • automobiles, transportation, Brunswick County
    • A Street scene of Southport showing homes and businesses. A horse and buggy and several old trucks are seen on the unpaved Street. A water tower is viewed over the trees in the background. Utility poles are on the corners of the road.
    • Third and Market streets.

    • St. James Episcopal Church, Third Street, Market Street, Carolina Apartments, Colonial Apartments
    • St. James Episcopal Church is at the center, with the tower of the church's Great Hall and Carolina Apartments in the distance. At left is the Colonial Apartments with its mansard roof. The top of the red brick YMCA building can be seen next to the...


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