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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...
    • Boney Family Architects

    • Architects--North Carolina-- Biography
    • Family photograph of the Boneys. From right to left: Leslie Norwood Boney, Sr., Leslie Boney, Jr., William Joseph Boney, Charles Hussey Boney, Paul Boney in front. Leslie Norwood Boney (1880-1964) was a well-known and respected architect in...
    • Dr. Harry Van Velsor

    • Van Velsor family, physicians
    • Dr. Harry Van Velsor (1924-), son of Harry A. and Mae C. Van Velsor, was born in Troy, New York, February 4th, 1924. He married and later divorced Virginia F. Van Velsor?, he attended Rensselar Polytechnic Institute (1945), and Albany Medical...
    • Dr. E. T. Marshburn

    • Marshburn family, Patrick family, physicians
    • Dr. Elisha Thomas Marshburn Jr. (1924-), son of Elisha and Eva Beasley Marshburn, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, November 25th, 1924. He married Miss Lula Patrick and attended Wake Forest (1944) and Bowman Gray (1947). He was in private...
    • Home of Dr. Robert M. Fales III

    • Fales family, physicians, residences, Azalea Festival, Renovah Circle
    • Front view of the home of Dr. Robert M. Fales, located at 407 Renovah Circle in Wilmington, taken during the Azalea Festival. Dr. Fales, son of James Benjamin Franklin and Maggie Delena Hewlett Fales, was born February 25th, 1907, in Wilmington,...
    • 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...
    • Gore Building

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    • Commercial structure built as rental property for Daniel Lennox Gore (1847-1925), native of Columbus County, Confederate veteran, and real estate investor. The first tenant, Pickard-Bleecker Automobile Company, sold and serviced Chalmers motor...
    • William Edgar Perdew

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    • Newspaper clipping of photograph. William (Bill) Edgar Perdew (1919-2013) was born in Wilmington, NC, and was a lifelong resident. He was married to Margaret (Peggy) Moore in 1962. During World War II, he servied in the U.S. Army Air Corps and...
    • Grace Church Sunday School Annex

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    • The only portion of Grace Methodist Church to survive the 1947 fire, was dedicated on January 14, 1917, during the tenure of the Reverend M. T. Plyler. Building committee members were R. C. Merritt, chairman, J. E. Willoughby, J. T. King, T. A....
    • Farrior-Taylor House

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    • Vernacular style house built for Sanders Farrior (b. 1854), stiller; and wife, Isabella Henderson (b. 1858). Purchased for rental property in 1897 by John E. Taylor (1858-1925), first assistant to treasurer of City of Wilmington. Remained in family...
    • 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...
    • Ofiesh-Plisco Building

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    • Duplex stores and apartments built for George Ofiesh (1897-1929), native of Mouhaidee, Lebanon, confectioner; and wife, Emily E. (1907-1997) of Altoona, PA. Leo O. Plisco (1916- ) of Kinston, NC; and wife, Florence Snyderman (1920- ) of...
    • Grace Methodist Church

    • churches, Methodist churches, Grace Methodist Church, 4th St.
    • Located at 4th and Grace Streets-construction began in 1887 the church was dedicated in 1890. Worship services were held at the Temple of Israel until construction was completed. In honor of the church, "Mulberry" St. was changed to "Grace" Street,...
    • Joe Thomas and Eddie Wilcox

    • Thomas, Joe 1909-1984; Wilcox, Eddie 1907-1968; Jazz musicians
    • Newspaper photograph from of Joe Thomas and Eddie Wilcox. Eddie Wilcox (1907-1968) was from Method, NC (Wake County). He attended Fisk University and was a well known jazz pianist and arranger. After the death of Jimmie Lunceford in 1947, he...
    • Robert Chestnut and Edward Gibbs

    • African American Pilots
    • Post WWII African American flying school, Wilmington, Chestnut on left and Gibbs on right in picture. Edward Albertis Gibbs (1919-1969) was a civilian flight instructor in Tuskegee, Alabama during WWII. In 1947 he started the Atlantic School of...

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