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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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Bradley-Miller Building

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    • Store and residence built for James A. Bradley (1814-1894), merchant, as rental property. Tenants included restaurants, furniture stores, a confectionery, a cigar factory and others. Purchased in 1941 by Israel Miller (1878-1942), clothier....
    • Brown-Lord House

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    • Basement timbers indicate house was here prior to the American Revolution. Robert Wells purchased this property in 1773. John Brown married Annabella Wells and lived here for many years. Property inherited by Columbia Brown Lord in 1857. Remained...
    • Zebulon B. Vance

    • Cape Fear River, North Carolina Shipbuilding Company, Shipbuilding, Liberty Ship, Zebulon Vance, Ships
    • This b&w photograph of the Liberty Ship, USS Zebulon Vance, captures the christening ceremony for the first launching by the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in 1941.
    • Greenfield Lake Park - 1934.

    • Greenfield Lake, Easter Egg Hunt, East
    • 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...
    • Patricia Duren Waddell

    • Symphony orchestras; Singers; African American women
    • Patricia Duren Waddell, possible publicity shot for the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. Patricia Duren Waddell (1941?- ) is a singer who has performed with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra, as well as at the White House. She is a 1959 graduate 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Hinton-Nixon House

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    • Dutch Colonial Revival style house built for Edgar Latimer Hinton (1868-1936), businessman and owner of the Seashore Hotel at Wrightsville Beach; and wife, Mamie E. Lively (b. 1882), native of Birmingham, AL. From 1941 to 1991 owned by Nixon...
    • Dr. W.C. Mebane, Jr.? and Dr. J. B. Lounsbury

    • Mebane family, Lounsbury family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. William Carter Mebane, Jr. (1907-1971), son of Susan Mott and William Carter Mebane, Sr. (M.D., Urologist) was born September 25th, 1907 in Mount Airy, North Carolina. He married Miss Pauline Eckert and attended Duke and UNC. He received his...
    • John Golden

    • Golden, John, 1941 ; Folk singers; Storytellers
    • Photograph of John Golden posed in a tree. John Golden (1941- ) is an accomplished local folk singer and story teller who writes many of his own songs to share the history of coastal North Carolina. He was born and raised in south Florida, and...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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