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    • Fort Caswell Summer Encampment

    • Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 18th. Company G; Fort Caswell (N.C.)
    • Wilmington Light Infantry summer encampment at Ft. Caswell, NC around 1911. From left to right: Jim Holmes, George Lynch, Edward Z. King (1892-1978), David Loming, Jim Wilson, Pinky Turner. The Wilmington Light Infantry was a local militia unit...
    • Church of the Good Shepherd

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    • English Gothic style church designed by Hobart Upjohn and George W. Conable, New York architects. Built for Episcopal parish established in 1907, replacing an 1892 mission chapel which was an outgrowth of the St. James Home. Church cornerstone laid...
    • Perdew-Koonce House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William Edgar Perdue (1865-1934), civic leader and partner in J. W. Murchison & Son., hardware wholesalers. Purchased in 1946 by Henry Farrior Koonce (1897-1976), salesman; and wife Alda Howard...
    • St. Thomas The Apostle Church

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    • Gothic Revival style church built for Roman Catholic parish established January 1, 1845. Home church of The Rev. Thomas F. Price (1860-1919), co-founder of the Maryknoll Fathers, a missionary order, and James Gibbons (1834-1921), first Vicar...
    • Lieutenant David Worth Loring

    • World War I; Flanders Field American Cemetery (Waregem, Belgium)
    • Photograph of David Worth Loring in army uniform. David Worth Loring (1887-1918) was born in Sumter, SC. He joined the Wilmington Light Infantry (WLI), and participated in training exercises in 1911 at Fort Caswell. He was also on the Armory and...
    • 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'...
    • Bishop James Walker Hood

    • Hood, James Walker, 1831-1918; African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
    • Black and white copy print of a drawing of Bishop Hood. James Walker Hood (1831-1918) was sent as a church Elder to do mission fieldwork in North Carolina. He was Assistant Superintendent of Public Instruction from 1868 to 1870, and he co-founded...
    • Trask-Brinson House

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    • Vernacular style house built for George W. Trask (1875-1963), master farmer; and wife, Emma Borneman (1884-1962). First occupants were Walter Marvin Brinson (1884-1967), conductor, and family.
    • John Hall House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for John Hall (1879-1983) of Hall & Pearsall, Inc., wholesale grocers and importers; and wife, Ktherine Hoke (1886-1968), native of Lincolnton, NC. House remained in family until 1973. Moved from 6 South Ninth...
    • Van Amringe House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Mary Frances Wallace (1844-1899), widow of Stacey Van Amringe (1838-1897), clerk of superior court and city treasurer. Purchased in 1911 by George Thomas Swain (1888-1976), banker; and wife, Effie Mae Bangle...
    • Arthur Bluethenthal

    • Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; France. Armée. Escadrille Lafayette; Football players
    • Photograph of Arthur Bluethenthal in uniform. Arthur Bluethenthal (1891-1918) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended Princeton University where he was a first team All-American football player in 1911. Bluethenthal joined the American Ambulance...
    • William D. Polite

    • Waiters
    • Newspaper photograph of William D. Polite in a dining room William Darnell Polite (1867-1953) was born in Charleston to slave parents. He worked as a headwaiter at some of the finest hotels in the south, including the Wilmington and the Orton in...
    • D.R. Foster Building

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    • Neo-Classical Revival style building constructed for David Russell Foster (1882-1933); and wife, Anna Stockwell (1885-1951), native of Canton, PA. He was the owner of D.R. Foster Company, realtors, developers and insurance agents; and founder of...
    • Audubon Trolley Station

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    • Constructed to coincide with the development of the suburb Audubon, this is the only surviving passenger shelter of twenty stops on the electric trolley line between Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach. The line, owned and operated by the Tide Water...
    • Duncan McEachern

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Grocery trade; North Carolina Association of County Commissioners
    • Studio portrait of Duncan McEachern. Duncan McEachern (1859-1925) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was in the wholesale grocery business and purchased an interest in the Holmes Grocery Company after the death of Gabriel Holmes. He also owned a naval...

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