Artist Claude Howell (1915 to 1997) owned this washboard.
In 1992, Mary Pearsall Smith gave her family’s collection of wartime ration books to the Museum.
In 1999, Betty Desjardins, a resident of Wilmington, NC, donated this nipple shield to the Cape Fear Museum.
In 1982, the estate of Ida Brooks Kellam (1895 to 1981) donated a collection of 123 photographs to the Museum.
This round Asian style teapot is made of white porcelain with gold leaf detail creating an outline around white (unpainted) flower blossoms and dots.
Patricia Marshburn donated this wedding certificate to the Museum in 2002.