Is Sunshine Lane the same as Suitt Alley/Laurel Street?
No - in the top picture, Laurel/Suitt would be to the right. Look at Sheet 23 of the 1937 or 1950 Sanborns, left hand side.
i used to live on this street in 1982
903 and 1005 Ramseur, at the corner of Sunshine Lane, 1964
(Courtesy Billy Barnes Collection, UNC)
1005 Ramseur on the left, looking east on Ramseur, 1964