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    • Evans-Moore House

    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for Allen E. Evans (1833-1882), grocer, barber and leader of the Rose Bud Brass Band; and wife, Charlotte Jackson (1838-1888). Purchased and remodeled in 1918 by E. Clayton Moore (1877-1940), native...
    • E.I Tinga House & Nursery

    • Modified Craftsman style bungalow and nursery business built by Eelco Idzard Tinga (1882-1973), native of Sappemeer, the Netherlands, founder of Tinga Nursery, Inc.; and wife, Tjitske Hinnes ( 1884-1977), native of Outkerk, the Netherlands. Notable...
    • Charlotte and Mary Fennell

    • Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919
    • Photograph of Charlotte and Mary Fennell. Charlotte Fennell Wylie (1889-1918) and her sister Mary (Mamie) J. Fennell (1897-1970) lived at 807 Market Street in Wilmington. They were neighbors with the Metts family, and gave James I. Metts the album...
    • Piner-McFarlane Building

    • Commercial structure built along automobile row for Thomas Deveraux Piner, Sr. (1888-1969) as tire vulcanizing plant. From 1922 accommodated automotive garage, sales, and supplies. Purchased in 1944 by George McFarlane, Sr. (1895-1989), who...
    • Augusta Futchs

    • Nurses--1910-1920; Hospitals
    • Augusta Futchs' graduation picture from James Walker Memorial Hospital Training School for Nurses. She is the shortest one on the far left. Augusta Margaret Futchs (1895-1971) was born in Wilmington, NC and lived in the city all her life. She...
    • Motor Corps

    • World War, 1914-1918--Women--United States
    • A photograph of women in the Motor Corps. The caption reads "Just a part of our Motor Corps, Wilmington North Carolina." Names included on the photograph, left to right: Fennell (possibly Charlotte), Dickinson, Lewis, Bluethenthal, Rankin,...
    • 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...
    • Larrington

    • Greek Revival style house built for Diana Larrington (1804-1886) and her children. Moved north on lot and extended by Henry C. Bear (1878-1925), real estate developer, who owned the property from 1913 to 1918.
    • Dr. George Johnson

    • physicians, Surgeons, Johnson family
    • Dr. George W. Johnson (1897-1966) was born April 18th, 1897 in Wallace, N.C. He is the son of Charles A. and Ida Pure Johnson. He married Evelyn Hill and they had a son, George Johnson, Jr., who was Professor and Chief, Division of General Surgery,...
    • Charlie Soong

    • Missionaries--China--Biography; Publishers and publishing; Industrialists
    • Newspaper clipping of studio portrait of Charlie Soong. Soong (1863?-1918), who was born in China, set sail for Boston, MA, with his uncle in the Spring of 1878. Unsatisfied with his life as a salesman in his uncle's shop, Charlie escaped Boston...
    • Innes House

    • 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...
    • Major Graham Kerr Hobbs

    • Lawyers; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; North Carolina. General Assembly
    • Portrait of Major Graham Kerr Hobbs. Graham Kerr Hobbs (1887-1936) was born in Sampson County, NC. He attend the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. During World War I, Hobbs was commissioned a Captain...
    • Edward Glenn Willingham

    • United States. Navy; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Newspaper photograph showing Edward Glenn Willingham, Naval flying officer, putting on his safety harness before taking the controls of a two-engined Navy patrol bomber. Edward Glenn Willlingham (1917-2004) was born in Willmington, NC. He was...


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