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    • Captain Louis Freimuth

    • Fire departments
    • Head shot of Captain Louis Freimuth, part of larger picture showing all of the engine company heads of the Wilmington Fire Department in 1905. Captain Louis (Ludwig)Freimuth (1865-1921) had a long career with the Wilmington Fire Department. In...
    • Dr. Hooper, Sr., Dr. Koonce and Dr. McEachern

    • Hooper family, Koonce family, McEachern family, physicians
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Sr. (1887-1952), was born in Baltimore, Maryland February 17, 1887. He married Louise Smallbones and they had a son, Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr., who was also a Physician. He received his M.D. from the University of Maryland in...
    • Bridgers House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Elizabeth Eagles Haywood (1857-1932), widow of Preston L. Bridgers. Remained in Bridgers family until 1944. Headquarters of American Legion Post #10 from 1944 to 1972.
    • 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...
    • Cumming-Sneeden House

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    • Built as rental property for William McRary Cumming (1860-1922), native of Greensboro, NC, business executive and real estate investor. Converted to duplex in 1952 by Rudolph L. Lewis (1894-1978), hardware merchant. Purchased in 1965 by James F....
    • Harper-Newbold House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Captain James Thomas Harper (1843-1915), steam tug operator, co-founder of Boney & Harper Milling Company and proprietor of Wilmington Steam Laundry; and wife, Annie Sophie Drew (1844-1913). House was a...
    • Holloway-Hunt House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Cammie Lord Holloway (1874-1960); and husband, Elisha Lambert Holloway (1869-1947), clerk at Angola Lumber Company. From 1910 to 1914, residence of Joseph Schad, contractor and builder, who constructed...
    • Coin-Rogers House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Elizabeth Whitehurst (1877-1948) and John Milton Coin (1877-1937), manager of Angola Lumber Co. Purchased in 1919 by Harry Edmund Rogers (1885-1969), native of Dayton, Ohio, attorney and dean of Wilmington...
    • Price-Leiner House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Willie Ann Wood Price (1857-1931), widow of William P. Price (1853-1904). Purchased in 1919 by Ludwig Leiner (1862-1951); and wife, Katie Stuart Burriss (1880-1970). A native of Bavaria, he served in the...
    • Willson-Powell House

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    • Built for William Alexander Willson, Jr. (1865-1949), accountant for American Railway Express; and wife, Mary Hart Morris (1874-1965). Purchased in 1918 by John F. Powell (1884-1948), native of Ireland; and wife, Dorothy Palmer (1893-1954)....
    • John Allan Taylor House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for John Allan Taylor (1862-1941), wholesale grocer, business and civic leader; and wife, May Baker French (1863-1957), native of Lumberton, NC. Remained in family until 1969.
    • Edward P. Bailey House

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    • Second French Empire style house built for Edward P. Bailey (1856-1904), native of Sweden and wife, Annie Empie (1858-1915). Mr. Bailey was president of Wilmington Iron Works and a city alderman. Queen Anne style facade added in 1905. Residence of...
    • Harper-Newbold House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Captain James Thomas Harper (1843-1915), steam tug operator, co-founder of Boney & Harper Milling Company and proprietor of Wilmington Steam Laundry; and wife, Anne Sophie Drew (1844-1913). House was a...
    • Cotton Workers

    • Cotton manufacture; Cotton trade--North Carolina
    • Photograph of cotton workers buying cotton at Alexander Sprunt & Son, cotton exporters. By 1910, Wilmington-based Alexander Sprunt & Son were the largest cotton exporters in the nation. The business was located on 400 N. Front Street. The...

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