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    • Adrian D. Hurst

    • Mathematics; College teachers
    • Photograph of Adrian Hurst pointing towards the oyster and clam beds behind his home on Masonboro Sound. Adrian D. Hurst (1901-1991) was born in Duck Creek, NC. Hurst, a self-described career instructor, began teaching math after earning a...
    • Bergen-Carpender House

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    • Prairie style house built for Walter John Bergen (1859-1931), secretary of Alexander Sprunt & Sons, Cotton Brokers; and wife, Mary Madden (1867-1947), natives of New York. Purchased in 1947 by Edwin Robinson Carpender (1882-1965), native of New...
    • Boney Family Architects

    • Architects--North Carolina-- Biography
    • Family photograph of the Boneys. From right to left: Leslie Norwood Boney, Sr., Leslie Boney, Jr., William Joseph Boney, Charles Hussey Boney, Paul Boney in front. Leslie Norwood Boney (1880-1964) was a well-known and respected architect in...
    • Cape Fear Motor Sales

    • Automobile dealers--United States
    • Taken at Cape Fear Motor Sales at the opening of the Mercury Dealership at North 2nd Street in Wilmington, NC between 1940 and 1955. The woman on the left holding the bottle is Easter Peeler (1921-2003), buried in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The...
    • Coast Guard

    • U.S. Coast Guard, Vietnam, The Mendota, Willard J. Smith
    • A U.S. Coast Guard cutter docks in Wilmington after returning from a 10-month tour of duty off of the coast of Vietnam. The Mendota was based out of Wilmington since 1947. Coast Guard families, locals, and dignitaries including Coast Guard...
    • Colonel Walker Taylor House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Col. Walker Taylor (1864-1937), owner of insurance agency, civic leader and founder of Brigade Boys Club; and wife, Rosa Lilly Cumming (1873-1946). Owned by Lee Porter (1899-1986), of Lancaster, SC.; and wife, Ethel...
    • Dr. Calvin MacKay

    • MacKay family, Plymette family, physicians
    • Dr. James Calvin Mackay (1924-), son of William Henry, M.D., and Florence Gompers McKay, was born in Washington, D.C., May 3rd, 1924. He married Miss Shirley Plymette and attended Cornell University (1944) and Bowman Gray (1947). He was in private...
    • Dr. E. T. Marshburn

    • Marshburn family, Patrick family, physicians
    • Dr. Elisha Thomas Marshburn Jr. (1924-), son of Elisha and Eva Beasley Marshburn, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, November 25th, 1924. He married Miss Lula Patrick and attended Wake Forest (1944) and Bowman Gray (1947). He was in private...
    • Dr. E. T. Marshburn and a Student Nurse

    • Marshburn family, physicians, nursing students, hospitals, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. Elisha Thomas Marshburn Sr. (1924-) was born in Wilmington, N.C., November 25th, 1924 to Elisha and Eva Beasley Marshburn. He received his eduction from Wake Forest (1944) and his M.D. from Bowman Gray in 1947. He was Chief of Staff at New...
    • Dr. Harry Van Velsor

    • Van Velsor family, physicians
    • Dr. Harry Van Velsor (1924-), son of Harry A. and Mae C. Van Velsor, was born in Troy, New York, February 4th, 1924. He married and later divorced Virginia F. Van Velsor?, he attended Rensselar Polytechnic Institute (1945), and Albany Medical...
    • Dr. James Buren Sidbury

    • Sidbury family, physicians, Babies Hospital, Dr. James Buren Sidbury
    • Dr. James Buren Sidbury, Jr., son of James Buren, Sr. and Willie Daniel Sidbury, was born January 13th, 1922, in Wilmington, North Carolina. His father James and sister, Rowena S. Hall Lenart, were also Physicians (Pediatrics). He married Ms....
    • Dr. James Dickie and Dr. Robert M. Fales

    • Dickie family, McDonough family, Fales family, Taylor family, physicians, medical profession
    • Dr. James William Dickie, son of Herbert Gratsby, Sr. and Kate DuRant Dickie, was born September 20th, 1916 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He married Miss Gladys McDonough, and his father and brother also received their medical degrees. He was...
    • Dr. Leroy W. Upperman

    • African American physicians
    • Photograph of Dr. Leroy W. Upperman. Dr. Leroy Wenford Upperman (1913-1996) was the first resident physician at the new Community Hospital built in Wilmington, NC in 1939. He entered private practice in Wilmington in 1941, and was very active in...
    • Dr. Phillips

    • Phillips family, physicians
    • Dr. William Allen Phillips (1923-), son of Howard and Jessie Phillips, was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, June 5th, 1923. His father and brother were also Medical Doctors. His brother, Robert L. Phillips, was a Neurosurgeon. He married Miss...
    • Dr. Robert M. Fales

    • Fales family, Taylor family, physicians, medicine, Wilmington, New Hanover Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. Robert Martin Fales, son of James Benjamin Franklin and Maggie Delena Hewlett Fales, was born February 25th, 1907, in Wilmington, N.C. He married Miss Sarah Taylor, and attended Wake Forest and Jefferson Medical College, where he earned his...
    • Dr. Robert M. Fales

    • Fales family, Taylor family, physicians
    • Dr. Robert Martin Fales, son of James Benjamin Franklin and Maggie Delena Hewlett Fales, was born February 25th, 1907, in Wilmington, N.C. He married Miss Sarah Taylor, and he attended Wake Forest and Jefferson Medical College, where he received...
    • Evelyn MacDonald

    • United States. Army. Women's Army Corps.; Wilmington National Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Photograph of Evelyn MacDonald on the phone, probably at her business. Mrs. Evelyn Orrell MacDonald (1895-1966) was one of the leading members of the Business and Professional Women's Club in Wilmington, NC, and ran her own business, MacDonald...
    • Farrior-Taylor House

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    • Vernacular style house built for Sanders Farrior (b. 1854), stiller; and wife, Isabella Henderson (b. 1858). Purchased for rental property in 1897 by John E. Taylor (1858-1925), first assistant to treasurer of City of Wilmington. Remained in family...

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