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"In 1926, a group of African-American residents of Wilmington, NC, asked if they could use the Wilmington Public Library. They were denied and within a few months they raised enough money to start their own library at Giblem Masonic Hall."

Wilmington Colored Library, established in 1926 in Wilmington, NC : Library History Collection. The public libraries remained segregated until the

azalea+festival+wilmington+nc | Azalea Festival, 2007, Wilmington, NC. Image courtesy of Flickr user ...

Wilmington's annual celebration, the North Carolina Azalea Festival takes place downtown every April minutes from River Bluffs

An old wooden house, or shotgun shack, in rural Brunswick County north Carolina near Wilmington NC.

An old wooden house, or shotgun shack, in rural Brunswick County north Carolina near Wilmington NC.

For more than 125 years, railroading was Wilmington's chief industry. When railroading the Atlantic Coast Line dismantled, locals started to preserve the history of the famed railroad. The Wilmington Railroad Museum has an extensive library of railroading history including trains, clothing, equipment, dinnerware, and more.

Wilmington Railroad Museum in North Carolina - I love this place. It's where my first train set was purchased. A Lionel Santa's Flyer Train Set - O- Gauge

There's nothing like a little bit of history!  #Wilmington North Carolina Circa 1925

About Historic Wilmington NC - Downtown Wilmington North Carolina

A video clip showing the Battleship NC entry into Wilmington in 1961

A video clip showing the Battleship NC entry into Wilmington in 1961

Vintage Librarian: Augusta Baker, renowned for her contributions to children's literature. New York City Library. Circa 1937-74. Photo Credit: Educating South Carolina

Augusta Baker “Augusta Baker worked in Children’s Services at The New York Public Library from 1937 to Beginning her career at the Street Branch (now Countee Cullen Branch) and eventually.

carolina apartments downtown wilmington nc  home away from home est. jan 2012

Carolina Apartments downtown Wilmington, New Hanover County, NC

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