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    • 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...
    • 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. D. R. McEachern

    • McEachern family, Shepherd family, physicians
    • Dr. Duncan Roland McEachern (1905-1970), son of Drusilla and Neil Morris McEachern, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, July 19th, 1905. He married Eloise Melville Sheperd, attended Davidson College (1928) and the Medical College of Virginia...
    • 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...
    • Innes House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for John Innes (1890-unk); native of Scotland, shipyard paymaster; and wife, Alice Green (1892-1966). From 1948 to 1950, residence of Gerhardt J. Whilden, "Pappy Gay", (1906-1990); and wife Louise Merritt...
    • Bonitz Building

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    • Neoclassical Revival style building designed by Henry E. Bonitz (1872-1921), native of Goldsboro, NC, to house his architectural firm, and the Royal Arcanum Hall lodge. Purchased in 1944 by Richard A. Shew (1905-1991), owner of Shew Realty Company;...
    • Joseph Holmes Davis

    • Bankers
    • Portrait of Joseph Holmes Davis. Joseph Holmes Davis (1883-1969) was born in Southport, NC. He was educated in the public schools of Wilmington, NC and attended Cape Fear Academy. Davis became Cashier of the Carolina Savings and Trust Company in...
    • Elkins Family

    • Elkins Family
    • Elkins family sitting on the porch, in Clarkton, North Carolina. The Elkins Family of Clarkton, Bladen County, North Carolina. These are relatives of Tommie Wells, who donated the picture to the library. The two people seated are Ms. Wells'...
    • 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...
    • Koch-Sharpless House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William H.M. Koch (1849-1928), native of Walsdorf, Germany, insurance agent. Purchased in 1942 by Ellsworth Nathan Sharpless (1905-1966), lab technician at US Custom House; and wife, Sadie Willis...
    • J. C. Shepard, Druggist

    • Market Street, Shepard, Pharmacist, Druggist
    • Not to be confused with Joseph C. Shepard, the Civil War Assistant Surgeon who served as Superintendent of Health (and died in 1903), this receipt, dated Dec. 1, 1905, is for J. C. Shepard, "Wholesale and Retail Druggist."
    • Watts-Eason House

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    • Bungalow built as rental property for Sarah Catherine Davis (1870-1961). Purchased in 1934 by Benjamin C. Watts (1903-1989), pipefitter for Cape Fear Shipbuilding Terminal; and wife, Annie Laura Shipp (1905-1981). Remained in family for...
    • Darby-McDonald House

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    • Craftsman bungalow built for Miss Mary C. Darby (1858-1938), real estate agent; and sister, Miss Margaret M. Darby (1857-1933), as rental property. Purchased in 1954 by Miss Harriet Bellamy McDonald (1905-1989), long-time Forest Hills elementary...
    • Darby-Munson House

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    • Craftsman bungalow built for Miss Mary C. Darby (1858-1938), real estate agent; and sister, Miss Margaret M. Darby (1857-1933), as rental property. Purchased in 1954 by Miss Harriet Bellamy McDonald (1905-1989), long-time Forest Hills Elementary...

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