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    • Martin S.  Willard Collection, 1810-1993

    • Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933; Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933. -- Correspondence; Carolina Insurance Comany -- History; North Carolina. -- Dept. of Insurance -- History; New Hanover County (N.C.). -- Board of Commissioners --...
    • This collection contains 35 boxes holding ledgers, correspondence, pamphlets, scrapbooks, newspapers, deeds, photographs, and insurance documents. Boxes 1-6 contain ledgers filled with correspondence from Willard’s insurance business. There are 16...
    • James Worley

    • Crayfish culture; Columbus County (N.C.)
    • James Worley holding a crawfish in a Star-News article. James Worley tried to start a crawfish pond on his family farm in Columbus County, NC after consulting with a state extension official. He hoped to expand production by reclaiming old rice...
    • Jonathan Kimbro and Jason Slivinski

    • Children; Wilmington (N.C.); Snow
    • Photograph of Jonathan Kimbro and Jason Slivinski. Jonathan Kimbro and Jason Slivinski (1979- ) and a great snow bunny from a rare Wilmington, NC snow fall. His mother Harriet remembers that Jonathan (on left) didn't have any snow boots so she...
    • Little House

    • Dutch Colonial Revival style house built for Fred E. Little (1891-1975), native of Charlotte, president of Wilmington Printing Company, commissioner of Wilmington Housing Authority for 25 years; wife, Elizabeth Albright (1855-1982), native of...
    • William Dallas "Joe" Wright II

    • Blacks--Civil Rights
    • Portrait of Joe Wright. William Dallas "Joe" Wright II (1952-1990) was born in Wilmington on December 25, 1952. Wright was one of the youngest members of the Wilmington 10, all of whom were convicted in a case that made national news in 1972....
    • Willie Earl Vereen

    • Wilmington (N.C.); School integration; Race Riots
    • Willie Earl Vereen speaking after his parole from prison, in Wilmington. From left to right: Reverand Leon White, James McKoy, and Willie Earl Vereen. Willie Earl Vereen (1953- ) and James McKoy (1952- ) were both members of the Wilmington Ten. ...
    • Donn Ansell

    • Radio talk shows; Radio stations
    • Newspaper photograph of Donn Ansell. Donald Harriss Ansell (1943-2012) was born in Trenton, NJ. He was an actor, radio producer and television talk show host. In 1984, he bought the Wilmington radio station WAAV and hosted the popular program,...
    • City of Wilmington Police Department Monthly Reports, 1987-1991

    • Wilmington (N.C.). -- Police Dept. -- Periodicals; Police -- North Carolina -- Wilmington. -- Periodicals; Criminal statistics -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- Periodicals; Crime -- North carolina -- Wilmington -- History; Criminals -- North...
    • The collection is comprised of monthly statistics compiled by the Wilmington Police Department from January 1987 to December 1991. Each report is approximately 25 pages long and includes data about crimes of violence and crimes against property...
    • Rita Chaffin, Robin Meiers, Eric Ludwig, and Cay Davis

    • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001--Anniversaries, etc.; Educators
    • Photograph of the 1st Anniversary Remembrance of September 11, 2001 at Myrtle Grove Middle School with Rita Chaffin at podium, Robin Meiers, Eric Ludwig, and Cay Davis seated in the front row. Rita Chaffin was the Language Arts teacher at Myrtle...
    • Elaine C. Brown

    • Alpha Delta Kappa; Women educators
    • Color photograph of Elaine Brown on Faculty Hat Day. Elaine C. Brown (1943- ) taught for 36 years, 15 of them at Myrtle Grove Middle School as the Language Arts teacher. She is a member of the women educator's sorority, Alpha Kappa Delta, Delta...


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