Recent Donations

November

Accessioned

  • Russell Hewett: two DVDs of Williston High School reunion activities, 2008
  • Charles Pennington: Wooden sign for the Chester Inn, used as set decoration for the movie The Chester Story, 2001

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

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Image Archive

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October

Accessioned

  • Hugh MacRae II: U.S. Army aviation helmet, service cap, and insignia, 1918; U.S. Army Air Forces uniforms, service caps, flight jacket, flight suit, insignia, photograph, and pilot’s navigation kit, about 1945
  • Donald F. Jenkins: U.S. Coast Guard uniform, shirt, and belt; Register of Officers and Cadets of the US Coast Guard book, about 1964
  • Historic Wilmington Foundation: items from the DeRosset family – photographs, stationary, wallpaper, dress, printing plates, parasol, card case, and portable desk, 1850s-1880s

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

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Image Archive

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September

Accessioned

  • Elizabeth McKoy McCauley: McKoy and Bacon family photographs, documents, postcards, and paper ephemera, 1840s-1960s

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

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Image Archive

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August

Accessioned

  • Charles Pennington: Dinner place setting (1990s) and photographs (2001) from Verandas Bed and Breakfast

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

  • None

Image Archive

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July

Accessioned

  • Mark Wilde-Ramsing: L.A. Barlow wooden shipping crate, about 1925.
  • Nancy Pritchett: Reagan presidential campaign button, 1980, and Piedmont Airlines deck of cards, 1980s.
  • Sandra Orsolyak-Allen: movie props from Super Mario Bros.,1993, and The Crow, 1994.
  • Edward F. Turberg: nine photographs from Piedmont Airlines celebration at Wilmington International Airport, 1985.
  • Daniel and London Owen: “Identi-bouy” key ring, about 1975.
  • Woody White: County commissioner campaign materials, 2016.
  • Barbara L. Rowe: twelve wooden berry baskets, about 2016.
  • Paul and Barbara Rehder: framed advertisement for Rehder’s Dry Goods, 1898, and two photographs of Rehder stores, about 1900.

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

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Image Archive

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June 2017

Accessioned

  • None

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

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Image Archive

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May 2017

Accessioned

  • Connie L. Stewart: Photographs and archive material related to Wilmington’s film industry, 1983-2014.
  • Diane S. Gordon: infant and children’s clothing, dance costume, photographs, and magazine publications, 1940s.

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

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Image Archive

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April 2017

Accessioned

  • New Hanover Regional Medical Center: two embossing presses for James Walker Memorial Hospital (about 1901-1967) and Community Hospital Nursing School, (about 1927-1966).
  • Tony Rivenbark: Banner for Wilmington’s 250th anniversary, 1990.
  • Chris Fonvielle Jr.: kite and reel, about 1972.
  • Gorda Singletary: campaign hat for B.D. Schwartz, 1979.
  • Charles H. Youngblood: cellular telephone, 2010.
  • Doug Pollard: stylus-operated non-printing adding machine, about 1953.
  • Jeff McKay: photograph and prop canister from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 (1991); prop troll, daggers, and horn from Cat’s Eye (1984); and prop gears from Radioland Murders (1994).
  • Michael Lusk: Boy Rangers of America uniform, trophy, membership cards, and photograph, 1975-1981.
  • Charles Pennington: “Wicked Witch of the East” Halloween costume and photograph, about 2006.

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

  • Gorda and Henry Singletary: collection of minerals and fossils.

Image Archive

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March 2017

Accessioned

  • Bob Wallen: “Friendly Restaurant” menu, 1943.
  • Kenyata Sullivan: set of ten plastic “Tric” cups used as props on One Tree Hill, about 2010.

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

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Image Archive

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February 2017

Accessioned

  • None

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

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Image Archive

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January 2017

Accessioned

  • Constance Nelson: “Cape Fear Flamenco: The Best of William Paco Strickland” compact disc, 2008, and two memorial service programs for William Strickland, 2013.

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

  • None

Image Archive

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Past Donations


Wooden sign for the Chester Inn, used as set decoration for the movie The Chester Story
2001
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