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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Shaw-Sellers House

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    • Craftsman style house built for Addie M. and Henry B. Shaw, clerk with the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Purchased in 1946 by Theodore Sellars (1902-1966), native of Duplin County, owner of Sellars & Greer, Inc., insurance and real estate; and...
    • Pulliam House

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    • Shingled cottage built for Stone Cowan Pulliam (1892-1979), insurance agent and secretary of board of fire underwriters; and wife, Lucille Erambert Skinner (1892-1973). Remained in family for fifty years.
    • Saint Amand House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Claudius Emile Saint Amand (1877-1951), native of Charleston, SC, chief claims attorney for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Ella Mae Flagler (1880-1967), native of Kingstree, SC. Remained in family...
    • 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....
    • Woodus Kellum

    • Public prosecutors; lawyers
    • Portrait of Woodus Kellum. Woodus Kellum (1878-1963) was born in Onslow county. He came to Wilmington in 1900 and briefly worked at the Consolidated Street Railway, Light and Power Company before joining the City Fire Department. While with the...
    • 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...

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