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    • Susan and Helen Lovering at the Beach

    • beach, swimwear
    • Sisters Susan and Helen Lovering stand on the beach. Their father Theodore P. Lovering and mother Susan Kidder Meares , daughter of Wilmington resident Walker Meares, moved the family from New York to Wilmington in 1922. They eventually settled...
    • Dr. Ivan Brouse and Dr. Graham Barefoot

    • Brouse family, Barefoot family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Ivan Edwin Brouse (1898-), son of Jacob Edwin and Christina Chalmers Crosbie Brouse was born December 15th, 1898 in New Denver, B.C., Canada. His father was aldo a Medical Doctor. He married Vera Perritt and attended McGill University where he...
    • Construction of Shipyard-2

    • Cape Fear River, Liberty Ships, North Carolina Shipbuilding Company, North Carolina State Port, World War II
    • This b&w photograph contains an aerial view which captures the construction of the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company's shipyard.
    • Claire Hughes

    • City Councils; Government Employees
    • Photograph of Claire Hughes as a child. Claire Hughes (1919- ) served as the City Clerk of Wilmington for over 25 years.
    • Fred Albert Matthes

    • Electric utilities; Development
    • Portrait of Fred Matthes. Fred Albert Matthes (1871-1944) was born in Iowa. He came to Wilmington, NC in 1922 to take a position as Executive Vice President of the Tide Water Power Company. Matthes was know around Wilmington as "The Perfect...
    • J. B. F. Fales Residence

    • Fales, James Benjamin Franklin Fales (1859-1925), 6th St., Castle St., Davis family, Margaret Williams Davis, C.B. Davis, Jr.
    • Pictured is a painting of the house done by Margaret Williams Davis, wife of C. B. Davis, Jr., M.D. (Dr. Davis is a nephew of Dr. Fales). The house, located at 518 Castle St. on the SW corner, was built in 1909. The Fales family lived there until...
    • A Good Day's Catch, N.C.--1

    • Fish
    • This divided back postcard contains two illustrations--one featuring a boy standing next to large dangling fish, and the other features fishermen carrying a pole which is carrying several loads of fish.
    • Bob Moore

    • High school principals; New Hanover High School (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Head shot of Bob Moore. Robert Moore has a long history as an educator in New Hanover County, NC. He was principal at New Hanover High School for 17 years, from 1975 through 1992, when he was moved to be principal at Myrtle Grove Middle School. ...
    • Elvie Linwood White

    • Ice cream industry; Cold storage industry
    • Portrait of Elvie Linwood White. Elvie Linwood White (1889- ) was born in Virginia. White moved to Wilmington, NC in 1922 to become manager of the the T.S. Southgate & Company Wilmington branch, where he remained for two years. White purchased...
    • Joseph Marvin Feagle

    • Insurance agents; Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
    • Portrait of Joseph Marvin Feagle. Joseph Marvin Feagle (1887-1947) was born in Florida. At the age of 18, he became a school teacher and remained in the schools of Florida for fifteen years. In 1922, Feagle began a career in the insurance business...
    • Marc Gesner Volk

    • Laundry industry; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Portrait of Marc Gesner Volk. Marc Gesner Volk (1896-1938) was born in Pittsfield, MA. He started to work for the F.W. Woolworth Company at a young age and rose through the ranks of the company to manager before his career was interrupted by World...
    • Dr. Lockert Mason

    • Mason family, MacLean family, physicians
    • Dr. Lockert Bemiss Mason (1922-), son of H. Norton, M.D. and Frances B. Mason, was born in Richmond, Virginia, March 1, 1922. He married Miss Mary MacLean, attended the University of Virgina (1941) and the Medical College of Virginia (1945). He...
    • Intersection of North Front and Chestnut streets.

    • Murchison Building, Murchison/Acme Building, Bijou Theater, N. Front Street, Chesnut Street
    • The Murchison Building (at left) and the Murchison/Acme Building are on the corners. The Morris Plan Bank occupied the latter building at one time. Two doors from the Murchison Building is the structure, where Bulluck Hospital was located for a...
    • Joseph Wallace Little

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Publishers and publishing
    • Portrait of Joseph Wallace Little. Joseph Wallace Little (1886-1955) was born in Mecklenburg County, NC. He was educated in Mecklenburg County schools and at the North Carolina Military Academy. Little moved to Wilmington, NC in 1905, and was...
    • New Hanover High School

    • New Hanover High School, Schools, Market Street
    • 1300 block, Market Street, built 1920-1922, W. J. Wilkins, Architect. Wilmington High School, located in the Tileston School building at Fifth and Ann streets, was formerly replaced by New Hanover High School when the first classs graduated in...


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