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    • Eelco Idzard Tinga

    • Nursery grower; Immigrant
    • Eelco Idzard Tinga working with narcissus-bulbs. During the time that this photograph was taken, Tinga was helping to solve a narcissus-bulb shortage in the U.S., a result of a federal embargo on importations of the plant. Eelco Idzard Tinga...
    • Forest Hills School

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    • Built to consolidate East Wilmington, Kirkland, Middle Sound and Masonboro schools. With rapid development of Forest Hills, it became the neighborhood school. The original one-story building contained seven classrooms, an auditorium and a library....
    • Marshall Cottage

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as rental property for Basil Humphrey Marshall (1870-1951), manager of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Pass Bureau; and wife Mary Octavia Styron (1881-1966). The house remained in family until 1972.
    • "Lydonia" in Port

    • Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Murchison Building, Fireboat Station House, Chestnut Street, Boats, Lydonia,
    • This b&w photograph captures the U.S. Coast Geographic Survey Vessel, "Lydonia," in port in 1926.
    • Loughlin - Fennell House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for James Albert Loughlin, native of Henderson, NC (1890-1967), civil engineer; and wife, Annie Elizabeth Manson (1888-1967), native of Southport, NC. Purchased in 1926 by James Leroy Fennell (1879-1940), Atlantic...
    • Major William Arthur Snow

    • United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Wilmington District; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Military photograph of Major William Arthur Snow in uniform. William Arthur Snow (1894-1940) was born in New York and was a graduate of the United States Military Academy and M.I.T. A decorated veteran of World War I, he served with the 2nd...
    • John Bright Hill

    • North Carolina. General Assembly; Lawyers
    • Portrait of John Bright Hill. John Bright Hill (1897-1984) was born in Duplin County, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, receiving both a Bachelor's and a Law degree. Hill started to practice law in Wilmington, NC in...
    • 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...
    • Sallie Allen House

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    • Neoclassical Revival bungalow built as rental property for Sallie Sholar Allen (1865-1929). Purchased in 1926 by Walter W. Way (1873-1936), heating and plumbing contractor; and wife, Juliet Orrell (1879-1967). Owned and occupied from 1950 to 1963...
    • Dr. Ralph Moore

    • Moore family, physicians
    • Dr. Ralph Bryan Moore, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bryan Moore, was born in Deansboro, New York, August 6th, 1926. He married Miss Victoria Killip and attended Cornell University (1948) and Cornell Medical College, where he received his M.D....
    • Burriss-Meier House

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    • Late Greek Revival style cottage built by 1863, when Phineas W. Fanning sold the property to Thomas Edward Burriss (1838-1867), river pilot; and wife, Sarah Ann Wells (1839-1912), seamstress. Acquired through marriage in 1926 by Francis L. Meier...
    • Webb-Rankin House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Walter G. Webb (1844-1919), bookeeper; and wife, Nora Grainger (1859-1939). Purchased in 1926 by Robert George Rankin (175-1955), salesman; and wife, Kate Harlow (1880-1965). Remained in family for...
    • The Rev. Gustave H. Caution

    • Episcopal Church; African American clergy; African American--History
    • Photograph of Rev. Gustave H. Caution. The Reverand Gustave Hamilton Caution (1898-1980) was the pastor for St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Wilmingto, NC in 1926. Under his tenure in 1928 the church was granted parish status by the Diocesan...
    • 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...
    • John Aaron Orrell

    • Accounting; Standard Oil Company; County government
    • Portrait of John Aaron Orell. John Aaron Orell (1875-1950) was born in Wilmington, NC. At a very early age, Orell began working for Acme Manufacturing Company and then for Standard Oil Company. While with Standard Oil, he also began to study...
    • 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...

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