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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

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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...
    • 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...
    • 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. 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

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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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

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    • 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

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    • 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...
    • Delgado School

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    • Originally a three-room Neoclassical Revival style school built for children living in the Delgado Cotton Mill village. In 1940, renamed for Washington Catlett (1852-1934), New Hanover County educator and administrator for fifty-seven years. The...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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. ...
    • Williston High School - 1931.

    • Williston High School, Schools
    • The photo was taken shortly after the construction of the building on the 300-400 blocks of South Tenth Street, which opened on January 16, 1931. It was the first high school for Wilmington's black citizens. On May 6, 1936, a fire originating in...
    • Dr. J. Watts Farthing

    • physicians, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. John Watts Farthing (1909-1957) was a native of Pittsboro, N.C. who received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1933. He practiced surgery in Wilmington from 1938 to 1956.

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