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    • William J. Brooks

    • Coaches (Athletics); University of North Carolina, Wilmington
    • Bill Brooks throwing a baseball during a game held at Brooks Field at UNCW in tribute to his retiring as Athletic Director. William Jasper Brooks (1922-2010) was born in Wilson County, NC. He excelled in sports in high school, playing for Leon...
    • Portrait of James Walker

    • Walker family, Architects, builders, philanthropists, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, portraits
    • Portrait of James Walker now hanging on wall at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. James Walker, (1826-1901) was born in Scotland and came to the U.S. (New York), with his brother, at the age of 12. He started out as a stone mason,...
    • Leon Brogden

    • Coaches (Athletics); High schools; Basketball; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Coach Leon Brogden watching the New Hanover High School Wildcats play. Leon Lafayette Brogden, Sr. (1910-2000) was a legendary and much-loved sports figure in Wilmington, NC. He coached football, basketball, and baseball for over 32 years at New...
    • Portrait of James Walker, Architect

    • Walker family, Architects, Builders, Philanthropists, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, portraiture
    • This portrait of James Walker can be found hanging on a wall at UNC-Wilmington. James Walker, (1826-1901) was born in Scotland and came to the U.S. (New York), with his brother at the age of 12. He started out as a stone mason, then later moved to...
    • James Isaac Metts

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography; Kinston (N.C.); Civil War campaigns; Johnson Island Prison
    • Original picture of Mr. James Isaac Metts, used for the engraving in "Biographical History of North Carolina" by Samuel Ashe. James Isaac Metts (1842-1921) was born in Kinston, NC, and moved to Wilmington, NC at age six. He joined the...
    • George  Hardee

    • Coaches (Athletics); High schools; American Legion Baseball; Wilmington (N.C.). Parks and Recreation Department
    • George "Buck" Hardee standing by the sign at the newly named Buck Hardee field at Legion Stadium. George "Buck" Hardee (1927-2005) was born in Whiteville, NC. He played on a Whiteville American Legion baseball team that went to the National...
    • Lendward Simpson, Jr.

    • African American tennis players
    • Lendward Simpson, Jr. speaking at a memorial service for Dr. Hubert Eaton. He is discussing the time he caught a fish hook in his ear and Dr. Eaton treated him. Lendward (Lenny) Simpson, Jr. (1948- ) was born at New Hanover Hospital, and attended...
    • Margie Worthington

    • Artists; Women artists; Cameron Art Museum
    • Margie Worthington at St. John's Museum of Art. Margie Worthington is an artist and art educator. She moved to Wilmington, NC in 1984 where she became the first Curator of Education at St. John's Museum of Art (now Cameron Art Museum), a...
    • Fort Caswell Soldiers

    • World War I; Fort Caswell (N.C.)
    • Soldiers from Fort Caswell, NC at an oyster roast at Lumsden's at Whiskey Creek. Oliver Hutaff is the young boy in the front, and George Hutaff, Jr., is at the back right behind the fence. Oliver Cromwell Hutaff (1907-1980) was the son of...
    • 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...
    • Bingo at the Moose Lodge

    • WIlmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, games, meeting halls, clubs, fraternal organizations,
    • Alva Corbett (left) and Gertrude Corbet (beside Alva) play multiple bingo cards at senior day at the Moose Lodge at 4610 Carolina Beach Rd. There are several other players at the table but they aren't identified.
    • Harry Warren

    • Museum Directors; North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
    • Photograph of Harry Warren dining at Riverboat Landing restaurant. Harry Warren, a native of Wilmington, NC, earned his BA in History at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and his MA in History and museology at East Carolina University. ...
    • Bernard Bernstein

    • Senior Olympics
    • Head shot of Bernard Bernstein. Bernard Bernstein (1928-2010) lived in Hampstead, NC at the time of this photograph in 1988. That same year, he won a bronze medal in billiards at the North Carolina Senior Olympics, which are for people 55 and...
    • Dr. George Koseruba

    • Koseruba family, physicians, Pediatricians
    • Dr. George M. Koseruba was the son of a Russian couple who immigrated to Canada. He attended Southern California's Loma Linda University where he earned his M.D. He came to Wilmington in 1939 and served his internship and first year residency at...
    • Kenny Kirby at Empie Park

    • Tennis; East Carolina University
    • Kenny Kirby playing tennis at Empie Park in Wilmington, NC, at about eight years old. Kenny Kirby (1976- ) went to college at East Carolina University on a full scholarship in tennis, the first one ever given at the school.

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