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    • Simeon Archibald Schloss

    • Theatrical managers; Theaters
    • Studio portrait of Simeon A. Schloss. Simeon Archibald Schloss (1865-1913) was born in Virginia. He was the son of Bavarian immigrants who owned several hotels in Raleigh, Salisbury, and Wilmington, NC. Schloss worked in a number of different...
    • 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...
    • View of Downtown Wilmington from Belville, NC

    • Belville, Brunswick County, North Carolina, advertisements, businesses, historic buildings, churches, Cape Fear River,filling stations,vehicles
    • Shows traffic heading towards downtown Wilmington on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. The skylight of the city shows multiple church steeples, rooftops of houses and some businesses. On the Belville side a sign advertises Orton Motel & restaurant,...
    • Blockade Runner Hotel Lobby

    • Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover County, North Carolina, hotels, lobbies, Civil war, war ships, Atlanitc Ocean, Banks Channel, furniture
    • Shows the lobby of the Blockade Runner Hotel. There is a simple map carved out of wood attached to one wall. It shows the coastline, islands and rivers of the Cape Fear Region. A Confederate blockade runner ship, seagulls and 2 Confederate flags...
    • Cape Fear River View

    • North Carolina, Ships, New Hanover County, Ocean Liners, Businesses,Trains, Docks
    • An image taken from the Brunswick side of the river (on Eagles Island) looking toward Wilmington. Shows 3-4 tramp steamers taking on cotton from Sprunt's warehouse for export to Europe; and a Clyde Line steamer, (freight and passenger). The...
    • James H. McKoy

    • James H. McKoy James Hassel McKoy (1901-1964) was born in Wilmington and attended local schools. He was the producer/director of Paramount' s musical dramatic units in New York City, and achieved an international reputation for his staging of...
    • Bolton Recreation Community Park

    • Columus County, North Carolina
    • Photograph shows boys playing on the basketball court at the Bolton Recreation Community Park. The county parks and recreation department would like to place equipment there for younger children.
    • Bolton, NC (2)

    • Columbus County, North Carolina, roads
    • The town of Bolton is applying for a grant to repair the streets and homes between 11th and 15th Streets. This section of 12th street shows poor drainage conditions and homes in disrepair, which could be improved if the grant is approved.
    • Jimmie I. Metts on Front Street

    • Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Photograph of Jimmie I. Metts. The black and white photograph is labled "Hep Cat! Zoot Suit, Drape Shape!!" and shows James Isaac Metts walking down Front Street in Wilmington, NC. Metts (1910-1990) was the grandson of the Civil War General...
    • NCRPC0769

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • The North Carolina Shipbuilding Company has several plate rack storage areas to hold various parts of the vessels being constructed. This photograph also shows the shipways in the background. It was printed on page 11 of the booklet titled, "Five...
    • Katherine Howell

    • New Hanover County Public Library (New Hanover County, N.C.); Librarians; Women librarians; Local history; Historic preservation
    • Katherine Howell at the New Hanover County Public Library. Katherine Howell (1920-1990) became Head Librarian of the New Hanover County Public Library (NHCPL) in 1956, just in time to oversee its move from the 3rd floor of the Wilmington City Hall...
    • Doug Swink Collection,1932-2003

    • Swink, Doug; Thalian Hall (Wilmington, N.C.); North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.) -- Pamphlets; Playbills -- Collections -- North Carolina -- Wilmington; Drama -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- Playbills
    • The collection is a menagerie of programs and souvenir books from 1932 to 1999. Although most relate to Wilmington events, items from other areas are present as well. A good portion of the programs are from plays at Thalian Hall, minstrel shows,...


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