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    • Lieutenant Mildred McGirt

    • Fairmont (N.C.); Navy Nurse Corps Association; Atomic bomb
    • Newspaper photograph of Lt. Mildred McGirt. Mildred McGirt Dudgeon (1921-2011) was originally from Fairmont, NC, and visited family in Wilmington, NC. In 1941 she joined the U.S. Navy Nurses Corps and served on the hospital ship "Bountiful." In...
    • Evans House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as investment property for Annie C. Evans (1868-1928); and husband, Daniel W. Evans (1864-1899), attorney, barber and Master of New Light Masonic Lodge. Purchased in 1918 by Francis Marion Foy (1855-1930), native of...
    • Greenfield Lake Park - 1934.

    • Greenfield Lake, Easter Egg Hunt, Easter
    • An Easter Egg hunt held at Greenfield. An item in the Wilmington News, 5 April 1934, reported that the public egg hunt was sponsored by the Wilmington Lions Club. Photographs of the "throng of 2,000 children" were taken by Louis T. Moore...
    • Don Hyatt and Joseph N. Hutcherson

    • Shipyard; Savings bonds; World War II
    • Don Hyatt, foreman of the Drillers department, handing two War Bonds totaling $1,500 to Joseph N. Hutcherson, a member of the department. Joseph Hutcherson had the record for the most holes drilled during any regular shift at the time of this...
    • Neil M. McEachern House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Neil Morris McEachern (1867-1929), partner in John S. McEachern Sons, purveyors of grain, hay and feed; and wife, Drusilla Roland Perry (1866-1942), native of Bladen County. In 1941, sold to Ruth Tyler...
    • John C. Bailey House

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    • Italianate style house built for John C. Bailey (1818-1880), native of Norway, patternmaker and partner in Hart & Bailey, Iron and Brass Foundry; and wife, Elizabeth Ann Rundlett (1817-1900), native of Vermont. Purchased in 1941 by Samuel C. Kellam...
    • Fonvielle-Currin House

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    • Four-square house with Flemish bond brickwork built for Ernest LeRoy Fonvielle (1883-1973), Atlantic Coast Line Railroad yardmaster; and wife, Wirtae Glasgow (1887-1983). Purchased in 1941 by Garland S. Currin (1902-1963), owner of Currin Wholesale...
    • Greenfield Lake Park - 1934.

    • Greenfield Lake, Easter Egg Hunt
    • An Easter Egg hunt held at Greenfield. An item in the Wilmington News, 5 April 1934, reported that the public egg hunt was sponsored by the Wilmington Lions Club. Photographs of the "throng of 2,000 children" were taken by Louis T. Moore...
    • Dr. Lockert Mason

    • Mason family, MacLean family, physicians
    • Dr. Lockert Bemiss Mason (1922-), son of H. Norton, M.D. and Frances B. Mason, was born in Richmond, Virginia, March 1, 1922. He married Miss Mary MacLean, attended the University of Virgina (1941) and the Medical College of Virginia (1945). He...
    • Cameron-Dixon House

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    • This property was sold in 1772 by Arthur Benning, Sheriff, to Archibald Maclain, attorney-at-law, who left the property to his daughter, Catherine, wife of George Hooper. In 1800, it was purchased by George Cameron, sea captain. From 1941 the house...
    • NCRPC0768

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • The North Carolina Shipbuilder was the name of the newspaper covering events and life at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company from 1941 to 1946. This photograph depicts the employees of the shipyard around Christmastime of 1944.
    • Captain John Harper House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Captain John W. Harper (1856-1917); and his bride, Ella C. Strupe (1878-1945). He was the owner of Wilmington and Southport Steamboat Company which operated the steamers Wilmington and Sylvan Grove. An...
    • Dr. Leroy W. Upperman

    • African American physicians
    • Photograph of Dr. Leroy W. Upperman. Dr. Leroy Wenford Upperman (1913-1996) was the first resident physician at the new Community Hospital built in Wilmington, NC in 1939. He entered private practice in Wilmington in 1941, and was very active in...

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