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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...
    • Little House

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    • 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....
    • 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...
    • Agnes Livingston Lucas Newland

    • Weddings; University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    • Photograph used in her wedding announcement in the Star-News. Agnes Livingston Lucas (1917- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. She married Hubert Francis Newland in 1937 at the Fifth Avenue Methodist Church in Wilmington. She received her education...
    • NCRPC0866

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the U.S.S. Vinton on Aug. 25, 1944. It was the 138th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Pictured left to right are W.S. McMahon, grandmother of sponsor, great grandmother of sponsor, sister of sponsor, sister of sponsor,...
    • Jerry Watts

    • Tabor City (N.C.); Fire departments
    • Photograph of Jerry Watts, Tabor City Commissioner. Jerry Wayne Watts (1934- ) was a Tabor City, NC Commissioner in the early 1980s. He also worked in the city fire department for over 25 years, part of that time as the chief of the fire...
    • Casey Barth

    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Football
    • Yearbook photograph of Casey Barth. Casey Barth (1990- ) was picked as a free-agent kicker for the Atlanta Falcons after the 2013 NFL Draft. He graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, where he was an outstanding placekicker,...

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