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    • Donora Smog Victims

    • Donora (Pa.)
    • Newspaper clipping of a photograph of the forty victims of the Donora fog of 1948 arriving in Wilmington, NC at Bluethenthal Field. In late October of 1948, a rare weather condition caused pollution from the smokestacks at Donora Zinc Works to...
    • 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...
    • Fowler-Pastis House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for John J. Fowler (1851-1915) civil servant and mayor; and wife, Lula Heiser, native of Sumter, SC. Purchased in 1948 by John B. Pastis (1909-1997), native of the Island of Icaria, Greece, owner and...
    • Loughlin Cottage

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Joseph J. Loughlin (1881-1918); and wife, Eleanor King (1885-1941), native of Philadelphia. He was secretary-treasurer and general manager of the New Hanover Transit Company, a primary developer of Carolina Beach....
    • Airlie Gardens - Swans on the pond.

    • Airlie Gardens, Swans
    • By 1910, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) had acquired considerable acreage on the north shore of Bradley Creek. Jones was a wealthy man, who married Sadie Wharton Green (1859-1943). He named his property, "Airlie," after an English estate of the same...
    • Wilmington Concert Association Collection, 1948-2005

    • Wilmington Concert Association -- History; Wilmington Concert Association -- Miscellanea; Columbia Concert Association
    • The collection contains a variety of papers relating to the administration of the Wilmington Concert Association. Meeting minutes, by-laws, financial records, member rosters, and correspondence are all included in the collection. The materials are...
    • New Hanover High School ROTC Ball 1948-49

    • High schools; Southport (N.C.); East Carolina University; University of South Carolina
    • Betty J. Loughlin and Murray Barefoot at the New Hanover High School ROTC Prom their Junior year 1948-49. Betty Jane Sylivant nee Loughlin (1931- ) is a long time Southport/Wilmington, NC native. She graduated from East Carolina University, and...
    • Innes House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for John Innes (1890-unk); native of Scotland, shipyard paymaster; and wife, Alice Green (1892-1966). From 1948 to 1950, residence of Gerhardt J. Whilden, "Pappy Gay", (1906-1990); and wife Louise Merritt...
    • Airlie Gardens - Lake.

    • Airlie Gardens, Lake
    • By 1910, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) had acquired considerable acreage on the north shore of Bradley Creek. Jones was a wealthy man, who married Sadie Wharton Green (1859-1943). He named his property, "Airlie," after an English estate of the same...
    • McClammy-Powell House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Richard Price McClammy (1874-1955), editor and publisher of The Evening Dispatch; and wife, Janie L. Bryan (1876-1918). Purchased in 1948 by Pender County natives, Carl Flay Powell, Sr. (1906-1990),...
    • Cooperative Savings and Loan

    • Banks and Banking--United states;
    • Photograph of Christmas party of the Cooperative Savings and Loan on board the Fergus Ark restaurant. Left to right: (sitting) Estel Fussell, Audrey Woodall, Polly Justice, Miriam Alford, Frederick Willetts, Sr., Catherine Freimuth (Tinder), Betty...
    • Dr. Ralph Moore

    • Moore family, physicians
    • Dr. Ralph Bryan Moore, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bryan Moore, was born in Deansboro, New York, August 6th, 1926. He married Miss Victoria Killip and attended Cornell University (1948) and Cornell Medical College, where he received his M.D....
    • Dr. Houston Moore

    • Moore family, Gallagher family, physicians, Medicine, Wilmington, North Carolina Azalea Festival, Wilmington Housing Authority
    • Dr. William Houston Moore (1880-1948), was born in Duplin County, North Carolina. He married Miss Ida Galla(g?)her of Danville, Pa in 1911. He attended the University of North Carolina and received his M.D. from Jefferson College (1910). He was a...
    • Walton family at the airport

    • Airports
    • The Walton family at the Wilmington Airport. Left to right: Vistula Burton Walton (1901-1997; Mrs. Noah Francis Walton); her daughter, Carolyn Ann Walton (1937- ), age 11; son, James Burton Walton (1922-2004); and James' wife, June Stewart Smith...
    • Airlie Gardens - Azaleas around lake.

    • Airlie Gardens, Azaleas, Lake
    • By 1910, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) had acquired considerable acreage on the north shore of Bradley Creek. Jones was a wealthy man, who married Sadie Wharton Green (1859-1943). He named his property, "Airlie," after an English estate of the same...
    • Louis Joseph Coleman

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Contractors
    • Portrait of Louis Joseph Coleman. Louis Joseph Coleman (1887-1963) was born in Columbus County, NC. He moved to Wilmington, NC in 1906 and became a contractor and builder. Coleman built several residential, public, and commercial buildings,...

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