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    • Yopp-Costello Building

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    • Commercial building constructed as part of a Neoclassical Revival style complex with adjoining properties at 213 and 215 Princess Street. Purchased in 1906 by Walter E. Yopp (1860-1933); and wife, Emma Donnelly (1872-1955), who operated a funeral...
    • Eleanor Wright

    • Upper class women; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Newspaper photograph of Miss Eleanor Wright, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Wright, aboard the Holland America Liner Statendam, off for a mid-winter cruise through the Caribbean. Eleanor Wright Beane (1915-2002) was the granddaughter of...
    • Oldham-Allison Building

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    • Mission Revival style building constructed as a grist mill for Captain William P. Oldham (1836-1918), native of Orange County, NC, and Confederate officer. Occupied variously by a stable, ice and cold storage company, and welding and auto repair...
    • Legion Stadium

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    • Sports arena built as a jobs-creation project by the by the federal Works Progress Administration on land donated to New Hanover County by American Legion Post 10. They also gave $27,000 toward the $237,000 construction cost. It has been renovated...
    • Dr. David Thomas

    • Pryse family, physicians, Thomas family, Sheaffer family
    • Dr. David Pryse Thomas (1907-), son of Pyrse and Sarah Jeanette Elias Thomas, was born July 16, 1907 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He attended Lehigh University (1934) and the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his M.D. (1938). He married...
    • Dr. Raymond Grove

    • Grove family, physicians
    • Dr. Raymond Fisk Grove (1908-), son of Dr. & Mrs. M. M. Grove, was born August 20th, 1908 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He married Miss Clara B., attended Carleton (1930) and Northwestern (1938). He was in private practice. Notable achievements...
    • Dr. H. M. Pickard and Dr. Robert Rodman

    • physicians, Pickard family, Rodman family
    • Dr. Henry Mack Pickard (1912-), son of Eugene and Dora Pickard, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, July 15th, 1912. He was married to Miss Doris McDonald and attneded the University of Chapel Hill (1935) and McGill University, where he earned...
    • Wrightsville Beach - turn of the century.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Ocean View Beach
    • The southern extension of Wrightsville Beach was once called Ocean View Beach after the development company that owned that part of the beach. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage...
    • 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...
    • Mr. George Bellamy and Dr. Galloway

    • Bellamy family, Galloway family, physicians, Brunswick County
    • Mr. George Bellamy, also known as the "Duke" of Brunswick County, with Dr. Walter Curtis Galloway. Dr. Galloway (1851-1938), was born in Brunswick County, North Carolina.He earned his M.D. from Washington University in Baltimore (with honors) in...
    • Wrightsville Beach. Atlantic surf and jetty.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches
    • Wrightsville Beach. Atlantic surf and jetty. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North Carolina Banks, a chain of barrier...
    • Side and back view of Williston High School.

    • Williston High School, Schools
    • Designed by Lynch & Foard, Architects, Williston High School opened on January 16, 1931, for New Hanover County African-American pupils. It was the third school to bear the name, Williston, which was for Samuel Williston (1795-1874), a northern...
    • Dr. Charles Graham and Dr. J. Watts Farthing

    • Graham family, Farthing family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Charles Pattison Graham (1907-), son of Benjamin Robinson and Edith Bolles Graham, was born in Wallace, North Carolina, August 28th, 1907. He married Miss Jean McKoy April 23rd, 1938. His great grandfather, grandfather, father and son all...
    • Owens House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Charles W. Owens (1895-1968), civil engineer; and wife, Dollie Braxton (1899-1991). Purchased in 1938 by Robert P. Huffman, veterinarian and County Health Department food and dairy inspector for thirty years. ...
    • Dr. Daniel Carter Roane

    • Roane, Daniel Carter, 1907-1986; Physician
    • Studio portrait of Dr. Daniel Carter Roane. Dr. Daniel Carter Roane (1907-1986) was born in Connecticut. He attended medical school at Howard University and moved to Wilmington, NC in 1938. Dr. Roane was the first resident physician at the...
    • Mary E. Foy

    • Sunday school superintendents; New Hanover County (N.C.)
    • Newspaper photograph used in her obituary. Mary E. Foy (1920-2007) was born and died in New Hanover County, NC. She was employed with Modern Laundry for many years, and graduated from Williston Industrial School in 1938. She served as Sunday...
    • Ebert-Artis House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Harry Waddell Ebert (1898-1944), Wilmington Fire Department Captain; and wife, Mary Edna Zellers (1907-2001). Purchased in 1973 by Edgar W. Artis (1917-1990), warehouse manager; and wife, Carrie Davis...
    • Dr. Charles Graham and Two Student Nurses

    • Graham family, physicians, Nursing Students
    • Dr. Charles Pattison Graham was born in Wallace, N.C., August 28, 1907, the son of Benjamin Robinson and Edith Bolles Graham. He married Miss Jean McKoy April 23rd, 1938. His great grandfather, grandfather, father and son all received their Medical...
    • Lear Vivian Henry Clemmons

    • African American professional employees; African American Women
    • Photograph of Lear Vivian Henry Clemmons. Lear Vivian Henry Clemmons (1919-2007) was born in the Myrtle Grove Sound area of New Hanover County, NC. She was an alumna of the Williston Industrial High School Class of 1938, and a member of the Mt....

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