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    • Annie Herring Snipes

    • School principal; Educator
    • Newspaper clipping of photograph of Annie Herring Snipes. Annie Herring Snipes (1895-1977) served as principal of the Carolina Beach school, the Winter Park school, and the Isaac Bear school. She became principal of the newly built Chestnut Street...
    • Bessie & Sophie Xanthos

    • Greek Americans; Oakdale Cemetery
    • Newspaper photograph used in the wedding announcement of sisters Bessie and Sophie Xanthos. "Bessie" Billie D. Xanthos Pappas Frank (1919-2006) was born in Wilmington, NC. She was a member of the class of 1936 at New Hanover High School, and...
    • C. E. Spivey

    • Restaurants; Whiteville (N.C.)
    • Head shot used in "Life Around Wilmington", a local magazine. C. E. "Gene" Spivey was born in Whiteville, NC, and moved to Wilmington before joining the U. S. Army in 1943. He earned a Bronze Medal during his WWII service. He started as an...
    • Calder-Thorpe Warehouse

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    • Vernacular style warehouse built for Phila Lazarus Calder (1806-1888), who inherited property from her father, Aaron Lazarus (1771-1841). Remained in family until purchased in 1910 by W.B. Thorpe & Company which used this and the adjacent warehouse...
    • Charles Edward Loughlin

    • Southport (N.C.); Chemical engineering; North Carolina State University
    • Charles Loughlin standing in a yard. Charles Edward Loughlin (1914-1986) was born in Southport, Brunswick County, NC, and died in Brevard County, Florida. He attended New Hanover High School in the early 1930s, and was a member of the Wilmington...
    • Dr. Bertram Williams

    • Williams family, physicians
    • Dr. Bertram R. Williams (1920-), son of Ralph B. and Bessie Sutton Williams, was born on July 4th, 1920 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He married Miss Ellen Shannon and attended UNC-Chapel Hill (1940) and Vanderbilt University, where he recieved...
    • Dr. J. W. Hooper, Jr.

    • Hooper family, physicians New Hanover County Commissioners, New Hanover County Repulican Party
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr. (1921-), son of Joseph Ward Hooper, Sr., M.D. and Louise Smallbones Hooper, was born in Wilmington, N.C., September 30th, 1921. He married Miss Nell Trask, and attended Princeton (1943) and Harvard Medical School, where...
    • Dr. J. W. Hooper, Sr., 1920s

    • Hooper Family, physicians
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr. (1921-), son of Joseph Ward Hooper, Sr., M.D. and Louise Smallbones Hooper, was born in Wilmington, N.C., September 30th, 1921. He married Miss Nell Trask, and attended Princeton (1943) and Harvard Medical School, where...
    • Dr. Phillips

    • Phillips family, physicians
    • Dr. William Allen Phillips (1923-), son of Howard and Jessie Phillips, was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, June 5th, 1923. His father and brother were also Medical Doctors. His brother, Robert L. Phillips, was a Neurosurgeon. He married Miss...
    • Dr. Robert Nicholson

    • Nicholson family, physicians
    • Dr. Robert William Nicholson, (1916-), son of Louis and Hazel Nicholson, was born in Youngstown, Ohio, October 24th, 1916. He married Jane Nicholson, attended Kenyon (1939) and Temple University Medical School (1943). He was in private practice...
    • F. L. Meier, Jr.

    • North Carolina State University
    • Head shot of F.L. Meier, Jr., used for his obituary in the newspaper. Francis Lemountte "Tanky" Meier Jr. (1922-2013) born and raised in Wilmington, NC. He attended Tileston and New Hanover High School, where he played on the tennis team. ...
    • George  Hardee

    • Coaches (Athletics); High schools; American Legion Baseball; Wilmington (N.C.). Parks and Recreation Department
    • George "Buck" Hardee standing by the sign at the newly named Buck Hardee field at Legion Stadium. George "Buck" Hardee (1927-2005) was born in Whiteville, NC. He played on a Whiteville American Legion baseball team that went to the National...
    • Gladys Almon Sneeden

    • Independent insurance agents; Wilmington (N.C.); Women volunteers
    • Newspaper photograph of Mrs. LaMar Whiteford McIver on the occasion of her wedding, taken at her parents' home on Harbor Island, NC. Gladys Sneeden McIver (1922- ) was born in the Sea Gate area of Wilmington, NC. She went to Isaac Bear School,...
    • John Burney, Jr.

    • University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Lawyers; Veterans; World War II
    • John Burney, Jr. questioning Wilmington Police Chief Robert Wadman on the witness stand in an ABC hearing. John Jay Burney, Jr. (1924-2010) was born in Wilmington, NC, at James Walker Hospital. He had a long and distinguished career as an...
    • Katherine Rehder

    • Nurses; Women veterans; World War II
    • Katherine Rehder in U.S. Nurses Corps uniform. Katherine Engelhard Rehder (1903-1964) was born in Rocky Mount, NC and died in Wilmington, NC. She was a captain in the U.S. Nurses Corps in World War II, and is buried in Oakdale Cemetery.
    • Kenly-Whitehead House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for John Reese Kenly (1847-1928), native of Baltimore, MD, president of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Emma G. Warfield (d. 1904). Purchased in 1943 by Lita Larkins Whitehead (1885-1961), whose son William...
    • Maria McKoy House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built as rental property for Maria Brown McKoy (1855-1942), widow of Robert Hassell McKoy (1855-1901), attorney. Purchased in 1943 by Frank Lem (1916-1990), owner of the New China Restaurant; and wife, Velma Walker...

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