Town of Pembroke

pembroke.jpgThe photos in this collection are photos of Pembroke activities, such as Lumbee Homecoming, Veteran Day parades, and Christmas parades. There are photos of the effects of historic natural disasters on the Pembroke area, such as Hurricane Hazel in 1954, a tornado in 1957, and ice storms in 1966 and 1969.

There are also many photos of local businesses and commercial establishments, such as the Atlantic Coast Line (ACL) Railroad Station in 1950 and the Seaboard Coast Line (SCL) Railroad Station in 1973; Sim's Restaurant in 1972 and 1976; Lumbee Bank in 1974 and 1984; Pate's Supply Company in the 1950s; Locklear & Son Funeral Home in 1957; as well as Tyner Motor Company and the Amoco Service Station in 1946. View the complete inventory of the collection.


Photo Description: From left to right standing up are Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) ministers: Grady Chavis, C. M. Cummings, Joseph Bullard, Buddy Johnson, and Jimmy Jones. From left to right sitting down are Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) ministers: Arber Oxendine, Hilton Deese, Smith P. Locklear, and unidentified man. Photo dated October 1985.