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    • Tide Water Power Company

    • power companies, Tide Water
    • An unidentified man stands in front of the Tide Water Power Company building on 217-221 Princess Street, Wilmington, N.C. in 1922. The TWPC was a gas and electric service and Street railways company. A. E. Fitkin of New York, NY was president from...
    • New Hanover High School

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    • Newclassical Revival style school opened in 1922 with an enrollment of 840 students, the largest in North Carolina. Leslie N. Boney, architect, designed the wings, 1930; the Princess Street gymnasium, 1940; and Brogden Hall, 1954. Notable students...
    • Dr. J. O. Perritt

    • Perritt family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. John Olin Perritt, Jr. (1922), son of John Olin and Lallah Cherry Perritt, was born in Tarboro, North Carolina, November 14th, 1922. He married Miss Carolyn Bass and attended UNC-Chapel Hill (1949) and earned his medical education from both...
    • Rev. Dr. John L. Fairly

    • Presbyterian Church; Clergy; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Christian Education
    • Portrait of Reverend Doctor John L. Fairly. Rev. Dr. John L. Fairly (1888-1964) was born in Laurinburg, NC. He attended Davidson College and Union Theological Seminary where he earned a Doctor of Divinity in 1922. Rev. Fairly started as the...
    • Simmons-Horne House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Ralph Lane Simmons (1900-1984), clerk with the American Railway Express Company; and wife, Meda Walton (1903-1986). Purchased in 1944 by Rufus T. Horne, Sr. (1894-1969), carpenter and building contractor; and...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Lazarus-Hill-Divine House

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    • Federal style house built for Aaron Lazarus (1777-1841), wealthy merchant and influential citizen. Purchased 1854 by Frederick J. Hill (1792-1861), physician, planter, and NC senator. Remodeled in Greek Revival and Italianate styles with entrance...
    • Michael Hooper House

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    • House built for Michael Hooper (1830-1877), lamplighter and drayman; and wife, Julia A. (1841-1906). He was founder of Wilmington's Emancipation Day Celebration in 1874. The Structure was altered to Neoclassical Revival style in c. 1902 when...
    • Struthers-Futrelle House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as investment property for William Struthers, Jr. (1880-1939), native of Camden, NJ, real estate developer; and wife, Mamie D. Morrrill (1882-1967). In 1926, purchased by W. Leon Futrelle (1892-1950), native of Mt....
    • Struthers-Futrelle House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as investment property for William Struthers, Jr. (1880-1939), native of Camden, NJ, real estate developer; and wife, Mamie D. Morrill (1882-1967). In 1926, purchased by W. Leon Futrelle (1892-1950), native of Mt....
    • 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...
    • Ofiesh-Plisco Building

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    • Duplex stores and apartments built for George Ofiesh (1897-1929), native of Mouhaidee, Lebanon, confectioner; and wife, Emily E. (1907-1997) of Altoona, PA. Leo O. Plisco (1916- ) of Kinston, NC; and wife, Florence Snyderman (1920- ) of...
    • 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...
    • Portrait of Helen Lovering as a Young Girl

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    • Studio portrait of Helen Lovering from January 28, 1917. After the family settled in Wilmington from New York in 1922, Helen lived in the Meares family home on Market Street until her death in 1999. She retired from Lovering Office Service and...

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