This piece would not have been possible without the excellent and generous assistance and research of the following:

Joe Shepherd and the New Hanover County Public Library

First Presbyterian Church of Wilmington

Wilmington First Pentecostal Holiness Church

David Jones and St. Andrew's-Covenant Presbyterian Church

Edward F. Turberg

David Nathans and the Brooklyn Arts Center

Jim D. Bresson and the Tar Heel Junior Historian

Steve Case and Lisa Gregory

The Cape Fear Historical Society

The Wilmington Morning Star (now The Star News)

William B. Bushong and Catherine W. Bishir

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development


Many thanks to all of you!