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    • The Glenn Restaurant

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    • Commercial building constructed for Esther Naomi Mintz Yopp (1891-1972) and built by contractor, Sam Blake. Occupied by various restaurants from 1947 to 1969. Building remains in family.
    • Evelyn MacDonald

    • United States. Army. Women's Army Corps.; Wilmington National Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Photograph of Evelyn MacDonald on the phone, probably at her business. Mrs. Evelyn Orrell MacDonald (1895-1966) was one of the leading members of the Business and Professional Women's Club in Wilmington, NC, and ran her own business, MacDonald...
    • Hannah Knolton Wright and children

    • Episcopal Church; Wright, Thomas Henry, 1904-
    • Newspaper photograph of Hanna Knolton Wright, wife of Bishop Thomas H. Wright, and her three children: Thomas Henry, James Knolton, and Hannah Knolton. Hannah Knolton Wright (1916-2001) was born in West Virginia and died in Wilmington, NC. She...
    • Mildred Wolff Futch

    • Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Newspaper photograph of Mildred Wolff used in her bridal announcement. Mildred Wolff Futch (1928- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. She celebrated her 50th wedding anniversary in 1997. She and her husband have been involved in the preservation of...
    • Linwood Dozier Latta

    • New Hanover County (N.C.) Board of Commissioners
    • Photograph of Linwood Latta taken while on vacation in 1949. Linwood Dozier Latta (1882-1961) was born in Wilmington, NC and worked for 18 years with N. Jacobi Hardware Company. In 1924 he moved to Goldsboro, NC. In 1929 he returned to...
    • Dr. James Buren Sidbury

    • Sidbury family, physicians, Babies Hospital, Dr. James Buren Sidbury
    • Dr. James Buren Sidbury, Jr., son of James Buren, Sr. and Willie Daniel Sidbury, was born January 13th, 1922, in Wilmington, North Carolina. His father James and sister, Rowena S. Hall Lenart, were also Physicians (Pediatrics). He married Ms....
    • Munson-Bessellieu House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Horace P. Munson (1866-1958), tailor, as rental property. In 1907 rented to Edward C. Bessellieu (18661943), bookkeeper for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Emma Smith (1871-1945). He purchased the...
    • Bergen-Carpender House

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    • Prairie style house built for Walter John Bergen (1859-1931), secretary of Alexander Sprunt & Sons, Cotton Brokers; and wife, Mary Madden (1867-1947), natives of New York. Purchased in 1947 by Edwin Robinson Carpender (1882-1965), native of New...
    • Coast Guard

    • U.S. Coast Guard, Vietnam, The Mendota, Willard J. Smith
    • A U.S. Coast Guard cutter docks in Wilmington after returning from a 10-month tour of duty off of the coast of Vietnam. The Mendota was based out of Wilmington since 1947. Coast Guard families, locals, and dignitaries including Coast Guard...
    • Grace Methodist Church, 4th and Grace Streets

    • churches, Methodist Churches, Grace United Methodist Church, Front St., Grace St.
    • Showing the bell tower of Grace Methodist Church at 4th and Grace Sts. Originally started as Front Street Methodist Church in 1796. After a horrible fire in 1886, the church moved to what is now 4th and Grace. The church burned again on March 21,...
    • Dr. Robert M. Fales

    • Fales family, Taylor family, physicians, medicine, Wilmington, New Hanover Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. Robert Martin Fales, son of James Benjamin Franklin and Maggie Delena Hewlett Fales, was born February 25th, 1907, in Wilmington, N.C. He married Miss Sarah Taylor, and attended Wake Forest and Jefferson Medical College, where he earned his...
    • Nancy Barnes

    • Festivals; Parades
    • Photograph of Nancy Barnes "driving" a tractor on the Marks Machinery Company float at the1947 Azalea Festival Parade. Henry A. Marks founded the Marks Machinery Company of Wilmington, Whiteville, and Wilson. He ran the company from 1931-1952.
    • Dr. E. T. Marshburn and a Student Nurse

    • Marshburn family, physicians, nursing students, hospitals, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. Elisha Thomas Marshburn Sr. (1924-) was born in Wilmington, N.C., November 25th, 1924 to Elisha and Eva Beasley Marshburn. He received his eduction from Wake Forest (1944) and his M.D. from Bowman Gray in 1947. He was Chief of Staff at New...
    • Dr. Robert M. Fales

    • Fales family, Taylor family, physicians
    • Dr. Robert Martin Fales, son of James Benjamin Franklin and Maggie Delena Hewlett Fales, was born February 25th, 1907, in Wilmington, N.C. He married Miss Sarah Taylor, and he attended Wake Forest and Jefferson Medical College, where he received...

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