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    • Hilton Park.

    • Hilton Park, Christmas Tree
    • On the north side of Wilmington, the World's Largest Living Christmas Tree, photographed in the snow. For many years, Wilmington's community Christmas tree was erected at the entrance to City Hall on Third Street. In the fall of 1928, James E. L....
    • Cotton Workers and Stevedores

    • Cotton; Cotton manufacture
    • Photograph of cotton workers and stevedores standing in front of one of the cotton steam compresses at the Old Champion Room at the Alexander Sprunt and Sons Cotton Exporters. The press exerted a pressure equal to 1,800 tons and had a...
    • NCRPC01869

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS John Merrick, on July 11, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Martha M. Donnell, the daughter of John Merrick, was the sponsor. According to William Reaves' "Strength Through Struggle," the ship...

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