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    • 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

    • 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...
    • Yopp-Costello Building

    • 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...
    • Legion Stadium

    • 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. 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...
    • 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...
    • Dr. H. M. Pickard

    • Pickard family, McDonald family, physicians
    • Dr. Henry Mack Pickard (1912-), son of Eugene and Dora Pickard, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, July 15th, 1912. He married Miss Doris MacDonald and attended UNC-Chapel Hill (1935) and McGill University where he earned his M.D. (1938). In...
    • Dr. Armand John deRosset III

    • deRosset, Armand John, 1807-1897; Oakdale Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Published photograph of Dr. Armand John deRosset III. Dr. deRosset III (1807-1897) was one in a long line of doctors in the deRosset family. He graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 1824 with his A.B. degree and received...
    • Dr. Charles Nesbitt

    • Nesbitt Family, physicians, Neurologists, Nesbitt Court, Public Health Officers
    • Dr. Charles Torrence Nesbitt (1870-1938) was educated at the Baltimore Medical College and received his M.D. in 1903. He was in private practice as a Neurologist from 1907-1911 and from 1923-1938. He served as the Wilmington Superintendent of...
    • Davis-Warshauer House

    • Bungalow built as investment property for Dewey Hobson Davis of D.H. Furniture; and wife, Madeline Malbrant Poulifiant, native of France. Purchased in 1938 by Clara Goldstein Warshauer (1895-1991); and husband, Max Warshauer (1880-1949), native of...
    • Hubert Eaton, Sr.

    • African American Physicians; Eaton, Hubert A. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991; African American tennis players; Segregation
    • Studio Portrait of Hubert Eaton, Sr. Hubert A. Eaton, Sr. (1916-1991) was born in Fayetteville, NC. He received his Bachelor of Science from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte NC in 1937, and went on to the University of Michigan, where he...
    • Dr. Rolf H. Fisscher

    • Fisscher family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Rolf Fisscher (1927-), son of Rolf H. Fisscher, was born in Holland, July 27th, 1927. He married Miss Marjorie Wells and his brother was also an M.D. He graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1934 and received his M.D. from the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • McKean Maffitt's Feast of Pirates Collection, 1928-1940

    • Maffitt, McKean, -- 1884-1955 -- Correspondence; Feasts of the Pirates ( Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; Wilmington post (Wilmington, N.C. : 1867); Festivals -- North Carolina -- Wilmington. -- History
    • The first box in this collection contains materials related to the 1928 and 1929 Feast of the Pirates. There are letters, telegrams, newspaper articles, and notes related to the preparation and execution of the festivals. Many of the materials are...
    • Cumming House

    • Queen Anne style house built for William McRary Cumming (1860-1922), business executive and real estate investor; and wife, Susan Cooper (1865-1933). Remained in family until 1938.
    • Captain Donald MacRae

    • MacRae, Donald, 1861-1928
    • Photograph of Donald MacRae probably taken some time in the spring of 1898 before going to Raleigh in April to train for the war. Donald MacRae (1861-1928) was a captain in the Second Regiment of the North Carolina Volunteers in the...
    • Williston High School

    • Begun in 1865 by the Freedman's Bureau as an elementary school for blacks; then operated by the American Missionary Association and named for Massachusettes benefactor Samuel Williston. It became the city's first public school for blacks when...


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