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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...
    • Robert E. Allen

    • Air Force; Columbus County, (N.C.)
    • Robert E. Allen in Air Force uniform about age 17 Robert E. Allen (1931-1998) was born in Columbus County, NC. He volunteered for the Air Force when he was 16 years old. He was based in California and in Alaska, and was a cook for the officers'...
    • Isaac Bear School - Market Street, 1200 block.

    • Isaac Bear School, Schools, Market Street, Wilmington College
    • Built in 1912, the structure was an elementary school until the mid-1940s. The building was erected with funds donated by Samuel Bear (ca. 1854-1916) in memory of his brother, Isaac Bear (1852-1911). It became the first home of Wilmington College...
    • George Kirby, Ben Chavis, and Angela Davis

    • Chavis, Ben, 1948- ; Kirby, George, ?-1997; Davis, Angela, 1944-
    • Photograph of George Kirby, Ben Chavis and Angela Davis, and unknown supporter. Ben Chavis (1948 - ) is originally from Oxford, North Carolina. He was a minister from the United Church of Christ's Commission for Racial Justice at the time of...
    • 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...
    • Shirley Newland

    • Weddings; Wilmington, (N.C.)
    • Miss Shirley Newland's junior bridesmaid picture at the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Francis Newland (her brother). Shirley Newland Glover (1924-2007) was born and raised in Wilmington, NC. She went to New Hanover High School, class of 1942. ...
    • Dr. W. Houston Moore

    • Moore family, physicians, Gallagher family, Medicine, Wilmington Housing Authority, New Hanover County Medical Society, North Carolina Azalea Festival
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Gilchrist House

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    • Queen Anne style house built by E. William Gilchrist (1850-1928) native of Richmond County, NC, commission merchant and a founder of Acme Manufacturing Co. Interior Colonial Revival alterations were made in 1913 after plans drawn by Alex Morton...
    • 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),...
    • Airlie Gardens.

    • Airlie Gardens, Oak Trees
    • Oak trees, hung with Spanish moss. 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,"...

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