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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...
    • NCRPC01829

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • This photograph depicts some of the last vessels constructed at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company shipyard. The six Grace Line vessels are (from left to right): the SS Santa Isabel, hull 243, launched April 16, 1946; the SS Santa Luisa, hull...
    • Robert E. Allen

    • Air Force; Columbus County, (N.C.)
    • Robert E. Allen in Air Force uniform about age 17 Robert E. Allen (1931-1998) was born in Columbus County, NC. He volunteered for the Air Force when he was 16 years old. He was based in California and in Alaska, and was a cook for the officers'...
    • The Glenn

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    • Hotel designed by owner and manager Mrs. W. R. Yopp, (E. Naomi Mintz-Yopp, 1891-1972), and built by contractor A. B. Yopp. After her death, the hotel has remained in the family and continues to be operated by daughter, E. Naomi Yopp. Many...
    • Dr. David Thomas

    • Pryse family, physicians, Thomas family, Sheaffer family
    • Dr. David Pryse Thomas (1907-), son of Pyrse and Sarah Jeanette Elias Thomas, was born July 16, 1907 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He attended Lehigh University (1934) and the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his M.D. (1938). He married...
    • Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr.

    • Harriss, Andrew Howell, 1898-1998; Order of the Long Leaf Pine
    • Military photograph of Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr. in uniform. Andrew Harriss (1898-1998) was born in Wilmington, NC. He fought in World War I (with parental consent as he was only 16), and participated in five major engagements during his time...
    • William Joseph Woodward

    • Woodward, William, 1843-1907
    • Studio portrait of William Woodward seated with his sons. William Joseph Woodward was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina on September 1, 1843. He was a Confederate veteran of the Civil War, a member of the 1st North Carolina Infantry Regiment...
    • Frank Block Sign

    • Wilmington, New Hanover and Pender counties, Democrat, 7th district, advertisements, signs, Naegele
    • The new image of Franklin Block peers down from a billboard off Oleander Dr., declaring his run for the N.C. senate.
    • Dr. Edward Jenner Wood

    • Wood, Edward, 1878-1928; Tropical medicine; North Carolina Medical Society
    • Newspaper clipping of studio portrait of Dr. Edward Jenner Wood. Dr. Edward Jenner Wood was born in Wilmington, NC on June 12, 1878, the son of Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood. He attended the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and received a...
    • William Alexander Whitehead

    • Actor
    • This image is a portrait of William Whitehead taken by Luigi Luccioni, courtesty of Ferargil Gallery in New York City. William Alexander Whitehead was born on July 30, 1908 in Wilmington, NC. He was the son of William Grant and Lita Larkins....
    • Side and back view of Williston High School.

    • Williston High School, Schools
    • Designed by Lynch & Foard, Architects, Williston High School opened on January 16, 1931, for New Hanover County African-American pupils. It was the third school to bear the name, Williston, which was for Samuel Williston (1795-1874), a northern...
    • Alfred Moore Waddell

    • Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912; Legislators--United States
    • Portrait of Alfred Moore Waddell taken while he was the Mayor of Wilmington, NC. Alfred Moore Waddell (1834-1912) was born in Hillsborough, NC on September 16, 1834. After graduating from the University of North Carolina in 1853, Waddell was...
    • Janie Delila Skipper Gore

    • Oakdale Cemetery (Wilmington N.C.); Wrightsville Beach (N.C.)
    • News photograph used in her obituary. Janie Delila Skipper Gore (1923-2013) was a native of New Hanover County, having lived in Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach. She graduated from New Hanover High School in 1940, and worked in the New Hanover...
    • NCRPC0767

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • This photograph depicts several of the ships at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company outfitting piers. The photograph was printed in the booklet titled "Five Years of North Carolina Shipbuilding," on page 16.

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