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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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.
    • Brian Rowsom

    • Basketball; University of North Carolina, Wilmington
    • Brian Rowsom shows his framed basketball jersey to the crowd at Trask Coliseum during a halftime presentation when his jersey was retired. Brian Rowsom (1965- ) is from Columbia, Tyrell County, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina...
    • 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...
    • Parrish Caine Brakes Sign

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, advertisements, Kettle pancake, Bullard State Farm insurance, Bradley & Smith realty, Ernie's hair salon, Frontier, school buses, delivery truck, beauty shops, speed limit 45 sign, Wesley Memorial...
    • Shows billboards, restaurants, realtors, insurance companies and traffic at the intersection of Oleander Dr. and College Rd. [looking towards UNC-W].
    • Great Wall at the Governor Dudley House

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, businesses, Edward Bishop Dudley, Anti-bellum, ships, Cape Fear River
    • Shows partial views of side and rear of the brick wall around the Dudley Mansion and the Worth Naval Stores at the foot of Nun St. (Chandler's Wharf). Freight Railroad entrance, Gate (Dummy Line) at rear of wall.
    • Chestnut Street - 100 block.

    • Orton, Post Office, Post Office Park, Murchison Building, Cape Fear Club, Cape Fear Hotel, N. Front Street, Chestnut Street
    • The photo shows (from left), the Orton Hotel (on Front Street), the back of the Post Office and Post Office Park, the Murchison Building and the Cape Fear Hotel. The columns at right are those of the Cape Fear Club building. In 1888, Colonel...
    • Billboards on Oleander

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, automobiles, cars, D. West jewelers, Dan's fan city, Shell Island oceanfront, Naegele, Rip-Lin book exchange, Captain D's seafood & hamburger, Putt-Putt, miniature golf courses, Cape Fear motors,...
    • Shows existing billboards, businesses and traffic at the corner of Oleander Dr. and 41st st.
    • Aerial view of Dawson Street

    • New Hanover County, business
    • Photograph shows an aerial view of Dawson Street between 16th and 17th Streets in Wilmington, N.C. Can identify a Dairy Queen, a Kentucky Fried Chicken, and a Wachovia Bank. There are other businesses as well.


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