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Scope and Contents This collection contains twenty scrapbook albums documenting the life and career of Benjamin David (B.D.) Schwartz, his wife Sylvia, and their family beginning in 1918 and ending in 1993. Schwartz, a Jewish immigrant from Poland, moved to Wilmington as young child. He attended local schools, worked at his father’s furniture business, and assisted his family in establishing the B’nai Israel Synagogue. After graduating from UNC Chapel Hill, he returned to the port city and continued working...
Scope and Contents The University of North Carolina Wilmington Public Service and Continuing Studies Records pertain to the administrative history of public service, extended education, and continuing studies at UNC Wilmington beginning in 1970. The record group includes annual reports, marketing materials, press releases, clippings, course catalogs, and other administrative materials that document the university's community engagement. The largest series, Community Services and Programs, documents...
Found in: University Archives
Scope and Contents This collection specifically deals with nearly sixty years of operations with the United Service Organization (USO) in Jacksonville, NC, including information on the post-WWII era segregated USO. Materials on national and international USO operations from the WWII era to the 1980s are also among the collection.Material consists of numerous photographs, publications, newspapers, operations and budget reports, council meeting minutes, correspondence, newsletters, event press,...
Scope and Contents This collection contains 34 photographs that represent an active period of civilian involvement with the Wilmington Council of the Navy League in southeastern North Carolina primarily from the 1950's to the 1960's. The images represent interactions of League members including Gene Edwards, Bobby Tate, and Mayor O.O. Allsbrook, with local military installations and service men. Additional images depict trips taken on behalf of the Wilmington chapter of the Navy League to Washington D.C. and...
Dates: 1940s-1960s, undated