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    • Wilmington Concert Association Collection, 1948-2005

    • Wilmington Concert Association -- History; Wilmington Concert Association -- Miscellanea; Columbia Concert Association
    • The collection contains a variety of papers relating to the administration of the Wilmington Concert Association. Meeting minutes, by-laws, financial records, member rosters, and correspondence are all included in the collection. The materials are...
    • Bradley Creek Marina (2)

    • Wilmington, New hanover County, North Carolina, marinas, J.E. McWatty, J.B. Gerald, Richard E. Barker
    • Bradley Creek "66" Marina building, various boats docked at slips, as well as a variety of cars, vans, trucks and boats parked in the lot and on the street. Bertram and Pacemaker signs hang from the marina.
    • North Front and Chestnut streets, looking north.

    • N. Front Street, Chestnut Street, Murchison Building, Feast of Pirates
    • At eleven stories, the Murchison-First Union Building is the tallest structure in Wilmington. Built 1913-1914, Wilmington native, Kenneth M. Murchison (1872-1938) of New York, was the architect for the Neoclassical Revival building, which...
    • McKoy Family Papers, 1950-1969

    • McCoy family; McKoy, James H., -- 1901-1964 -- Correspondence; Maco Light (Williamston, N.C.) -- History; Plantations -- North Carolina -- History
    • This collection contains the McKoy family‚Äôs assemblage of materials related to the history of Wilmington and the surrounding areas and, to a lesser extent, a chronicle of family history and activities. Most of the material, in the form of newspaper...
    • North Front Street - 200 block.

    • N. Front Street, Murchison, Chestnut Street
    • Chestnut Street - 100 block - north side The main buildings are (from left) the first floor of the Murchison Building, (built 1913/1914); the Murchison National Bank-Acme Building (1902) and the tall building to the left, the Cape Fear Hotel...
    • Lovering Collection, 1890-1954

    • Lovering, Helen, -- 1904-1999 -- Photograph collections; Lovering family; Mears family; Beaches -- North Carolina. -- Wilmington; Architectiture, Domestic -- North Carolina -- Wilmington; Hurricane Hazel, 1954
    • The collection consists of 221 photographs and negatives documenting family and friends of Helen Lovering, as well as a variety of Wilmington, North Carolina locations and events. The majority of the photographs were taken between 1920 and 1950.
    • Pearl Winner Russell

    • Carolina Beach (N.C.); Pianists; Businesswomen
    • News photograph of Pearl Winner Russell playing the piano. Pearl Winner Russell (1902-1984) was the granddaughter of Joseph L. Winner, one of the first residents of Carolina Beach, NC. He arrived in 1880, and laid out one of the first streets,...
    • Dawn Evans Radford

    • Radford, Dawn Evans; University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Poets
    • Photograph of Dawn Radford holding her book "Oyster Flats." Dawn Evans Radford (1948- ) was born in Apalachicola, FL. She received her writing degree from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. While in Wilmington she was also active in the...
    • Vince Stout, Sea Pans

    • Steel drum (Musical instrument); Drummers (Musicians)
    • Vince Stout playing with his steel drum ensemble, Sea Pans. Hal Vincent Stout, Jr. (1964- )is the founder of the steel drum ensemble Sea Pans. The band performs year-round, playing a variety of vibrant Caribbean music and pop tunes with a lively...
    • Ural Alexander Underwood

    • Independent contractors
    • Portrait of Ural Alexander Underwood. Ural Alexander Underwood (1872-1948) was born in Gaston County, NC. At the age of 19, he started his own general contracting company and he quickly became one of the leading builders in North Carolina. In...
    • Henry Rehder Azalea Festival Papers

    • Rehder, Henry Burbank, -- 1911-2004 -- Correspondence; Will Rehder Florist (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.) -- Pamphlets; Azalea Garden...
    • This collection contains materials collected by Henry Rehder that pertain to the Azalea Festival from 1948-1995. Every year is not represented with a higher concentration of materials in the 1950s and 1960s. The collection is arranged...
    • Joel Cook Pretlow

    • Lumber trade; Manufacturing industries
    • Portrait of Joel Cook Pretlow. Joel Cook Pretlow (1874-1949) was born in Dublin, IN and raised in Old Dominion, VA. He moved to Pender County, NC as a teenager and started to work in the local lumber business. Pretlow eventually moved to...
    • Right Reverend Doctor Thomas Campbell Darst

    • Darst, Thomas C. (Thomas Campbell), 1875-1948; Clergy
    • Portrait of Right Reverend Doctor Thomas Campbell Darst. Thomas Campbell Darst (1875-1948) was born in Pulaski, VA. He attended Roanoke College and the Virginia Theological Seminary, graduating in 1902. He was ordained a deacon in that year and a...
    • Rheinstein-Green Building

    • Originally a four-story Romanesque Revival style building constructed for Fredrick Rheinstein (1841-1899), native of Bavaria, wholesale dry goods merchant. The street facade was altered in the Art Moderne style in 1940 when the building was leased...
    • Francis Paul O'Crowley

    • Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; Laundry industry; Festivals
    • Portrait of Francis Paul O'Crowley. Francis Paul O'Crowley (1892-1956) was born in Ireland and came to the United States in 1911. During World War I, he enlisted in the Canadian Army and was assigned to the Air Force. O'Crowley worked for a period...


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