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    • Betty Loughlin

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; East Carolina University
    • Magazine cover for Life Around Wilmington, featuring Betty Loughlin. Life Around Wilmington was an information /shopping guide to the Wilmington, NC area published in the 1950s. In the spring of 1953, Betty Loughlin had her engagement pictures...
    • Charlie the Alligator

    • Cape Fear River, Alligator, USS North Carolina, Battleship, Hugh Morton
    • This divided back postcard, taken about 1965, features a photograph taken by Hugh Morton which captures Charlie the Alligator feeding near the Battleship North Carolina.
    • View from Brunswick Side of River

    • Cape Fear River, steamer ships, exports, cotton, Alexander Sprunt & Sons
    • Slide taken from Brunswick side of river (Eagles Island), showing 3-4 Tramp Steamers, taking on cotton for export to Europe from Sprunt's. Also Clyde Line Steamer, Freight and Passenger, Atlantic Coast Line Railroad office buildings in background.
    • John Van Bokklen Metts, Sr.

    • Metts, John VanB. (John VanBokkelen), 1876-1959; New Hanover County Board of Commissioners; World War, 1914-1918
    • Black and white photograph of John Van B. Metts, Sr., labeled "Uncle Jack at Camp Severe, 1917." This photograph was probably taken at Camp Sevier, SC, before the soldiers were shipped overseas. John is in the middle front row. John Van...
    • Martin George Schnibben

    • Railroads--Employees; Brotherhood of Railway Clerks
    • Studio portrait of Martin Schnibben taken by Henry Cronenberg. Martin George Schnibben (1900-1972) was the son of Martin and Matilda Wrede Schnibben. Martin worked for the Railway Express Company for 45 years. He was a member of St. Paul's...
    • Linwood Dozier Latta

    • New Hanover County (N.C.) Board of Commissioners
    • Photograph of Linwood Latta taken while on vacation in 1949. Linwood Dozier Latta (1882-1961) was born in Wilmington, NC and worked for 18 years with N. Jacobi Hardware Company. In 1924 he moved to Goldsboro, NC. In 1929 he returned to...
    • Dram Tree

    • Cape Fear River, Dram Tree
    • This b&w photograph, taken around 1935, captures the Dram Tree, which grew South of the city of Wilmington and served as a landmark for mariners entering Wilmington's harbor.
    • Johanna Hickman at Canterbury Stables

    • Stables; Equestrian centers
    • Photograph of a temperamental gelding named Rooster on the left and Johanna Hickman (1981- ) on the right, taken at Canterbury Stable on Wrightsville Avenue in Wilmington, NC. Canterbury Stables has been a fixture in Wilmington for over forty...
    • Emelia Wrede Schnibben

    • Schnibben, Emelia Wrede, 1907-1997
    • Studio portrait taken of Emelia Wrede Schnibben by Henry Cronenberg. Emelia Wrede Schnibben (1907-1997) was the daughter of Martin and Matilda Schnibben. She married Oran Shepard Hinton on April 27, 1932, and the couple resided at the Hinton...
    • Louis, James, and Henry Whitted

    • Brothers; African American men; African Methodist Episcopal Church
    • Photograph of Louis, James, and Henry Whitted taken after a service at St. James A.M.E. Church in Castle Hayne, NC, March 1968. All three Whitted brothers were born in the Wilmington, NC area and attended local public schools. Louis Whitted was a...
    • Steamer Wilmington

    • Steamer Wilmington, steamer, riverboat, Cape Fear River, Capt. John Harper
    • This image, most likely taken from a postcard, captures the Steamer Wilmington built 1881. Capt. John Harper, Pride of Wilmington Excursions Sunday School, every summer.
    • Gladys Almon Sneeden

    • Independent insurance agents; Wilmington (N.C.); Women volunteers
    • Newspaper photograph of Mrs. LaMar Whiteford McIver on the occasion of her wedding, taken at her parents' home on Harbor Island, NC. Gladys Sneeden McIver (1922- ) was born in the Sea Gate area of Wilmington, NC. She went to Isaac Bear School,...
    • Joshua Grainger Wright

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Photograph of Joshua Grainger Wright, taken from "History of North Carolina, Vol. IV North Carolina Biography." Joshua Grainger Wright (1840-1900) was born in the family home now known as the Burgin-Wright House. He was a soldier, businessman,...
    • Andrew Harriss Family History Collection, 747-1998

    • Harris family; Montgomery family; Foy family; Nixon family; Saunders family; Jennings family; Bellamy family; Borden family; Milton family; Howell family; Wright family; Hyde family; Chapin family; Lee family; Ward family
    • The collection consists of genealogical data compiled by Andrew H. Harriss, Jr. over many years. Both his paternal and maternal lineages are included, many of them, early families of the Lower Cape Fear region. The information was taken from 12...
    • Tide Water Power Company

    • power companies, Tide Water
    • An unidentified man stands in front of the Tide Water Power Company building on 217-221 Princess Street, Wilmington, N.C. in 1922. The TWPC was a gas and electric service and Street railways company. A. E. Fitkin of New York, NY was president from...

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