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    • Salvation Army Building

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    • The Wilmington chapter of the Salvation Army was organized in 1887. After operating in various locations, this Mediterranean style building was the first to be constructed for the organization at a cost of $30,000. The cornerstone was laid April...
    • Bergen-Carpender House

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    • Prairie style house built for Walter John Bergen (1859-1931), secretary of Alexander Sprunt & Sons, Cotton Brokers; and wife, Mary Madden (1867-1947), natives of New York. Purchased in 1947 by Edwin Robinson Carpender (1882-1965), native of New...
    • Confederate Memorial Monument - 1924.

    • Civil War, Monument, Confederacy, Bacon, Boney, S. Third Street, Dock Street
    • Designed by Henry Bacon, the monument, located on the plaza at intersection of South Third and Dock streets was donated to the City of Wilmington in 1924, by Gabriel Boney. The sculptor of the two bronze figures, representing courage and...
    • Emma Woodward MacMillan

    • MacMillan, Emma, 1893-1975; New Hanover County Public Library (New Hanover County, N.C.); Public librarians
    • Photograph of Emma Woodward MacMillan sitting in the North Carolina Room of the Wilmington Public Library on the day that she retired. Emma Woodward MacMillan (1893-1975) is the daughter of William Joseph Woodward and was born in Wilmington, NC....
    • Linwood Dozier Latta

    • New Hanover County (N.C.) Board of Commissioners
    • Photograph of Linwood Latta taken while on vacation in 1949. Linwood Dozier Latta (1882-1961) was born in Wilmington, NC and worked for 18 years with N. Jacobi Hardware Company. In 1924 he moved to Goldsboro, NC. In 1929 he returned to...
    • Dr. Hare With Two Student Nurses

    • Hare family, Stewart family, nursing students, hospitals, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. Ransom Bryant Hare, Jr., (1903-) was born in Florence, S.C., October 12th, 1903. He was the son of Ransom Bryant and Lillian Baker Hare. He married Miss Mary Stewart. He was educated at the University of North Carolina, (1924) and The...
    • President Woodrow Wilson

    • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
    • A program for the Centennial Memorial Service held for Woodrow Wilson at the First Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, NC. Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) is the only U.S. president to have called Wilmington home. President Wilson's parents moved to the...
    • Benton House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William Fulton Benton (b.1884), meat cutter and grocer; and wife, Winnie S. (b. 1886). Owned by Weathers family from 1924 to 1979.
    • William Roy Yopp

    • Printing; baseball
    • Portrait of William Roy Yopp. William Roy Yopp (1886-1937) was born in Florence, South Carolina. He came to Wilmington in 1908 and first started work as a motorman on the street car lines. In 1911, Yopp helped to found the Regwill Printing...
    • Dr. E. T. Marshburn and a Student Nurse

    • Marshburn family, physicians, nursing students, hospitals, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. Elisha Thomas Marshburn Sr. (1924-) was born in Wilmington, N.C., November 25th, 1924 to Elisha and Eva Beasley Marshburn. He received his eduction from Wake Forest (1944) and his M.D. from Bowman Gray in 1947. He was Chief of Staff at New...
    • St. Andrews-on-the-Sound Episcopal Church.

    • St. Andrews Church, Churches, Wrightsville Avenue, Oleander Drive, Airlie Road
    • Today, located at the intersection of Wrightsville Avenue, Oleander Drive and Airlie Road, the church is the successor to Mount Lebanon Chapel located on the Airlie grounds. The present building was consecrated in 1924 and is in the Spanish Mission...
    • Dr. Walter Crouch

    • Crouch family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Walter Lee Crouch (1924-), son of Auley McRae and Muriel Lee McFales Crouch, was born March 26th, 1924 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Both his father, Auley McRae Crouch, Sr. and his brother, Auley McRae Crouch, Jr., were pediatricians. He...
    • Dr. Joe Knox

    • Knox family, physicians
    • Dr. Joseph Clyde Knox (1897-), son of Joseph John and Minnie Drew Knox, was born in Brunsick County, North Carolina, October 9th, 1897. He married Martha Cox, and received his education from Trinity College (1920) and from The University of...
    • 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...
    • Dr. Harry Van Velsor

    • Van Velsor family, physicians
    • Dr. Harry Van Velsor (1924-), son of Harry A. and Mae C. Van Velsor, was born in Troy, New York, February 4th, 1924. He married and later divorced Virginia F. Van Velsor?, he attended Rensselar Polytechnic Institute (1945), and Albany Medical...

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