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    • Kathryn Grayson, Azalea Queen X

    • Grayson, Kathryn, 1922-2010; North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.)--History; Cape Fear Garden Club (Wilmington, N.C.)--History
    • Kathryn Grayson, Azalea Queen X, cutting the ribbon at the home of Mrs. Bruce B. Cameron during the 1957 Azalea Festival. Eleanor Spence LeGrand Hervey stands in the background. Kathryn Grayson (1922-2010) was a popular singer and actress and a...
    • Roman Gabriel

    • Gabriel, Roman, 1940-
    • Photograph of Roman Gabriel playing with the New Hanover High School football team. Roman Ildonzo Gabriel Jr. was born in 1940 in Wilmington. He attended New Hanover High School where he was an All-State athlete in baseball, basketball and...
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    • Boats
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph by Jack Loughlin capturing people boating, swimming, and skiing near Wrightsville Beach.
    • Dr. Donald Koonce

    • Koonce family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Donald Brock Koonce (1905-1975), son of Simon Everette and Lila Ward Koonce, was born September 6th, 1905 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He was married to Louise Bellamy Wood and later to Mary Hargrove Bellamy. His father was also a Physician....
    • Dr. Ricardo Tan

    • Tan family, Skoney family, physicians,
    • Dr. Ricardo Mijares Tan (1932-), son of Angel B. and Consuelo Mijares Tan, was born November 6th, 1932 in the Phillipines. He married Miss Gwendolyn Skoney and attended the University of St. Thomas in the Phillipines (1953; 1957). He was in private...
    • Dr. Charles Graham and Dr. J. Watts Farthing

    • Graham family, Farthing family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Charles Pattison Graham (1907-), son of Benjamin Robinson and Edith Bolles Graham, was born in Wallace, North Carolina, August 28th, 1907. He married Miss Jean McKoy April 23rd, 1938. His great grandfather, grandfather, father and son all...
    • Thomas Henry Wright Building

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    • Original portion of building erected as rental property for Thomas Henry Wright (1800-1866), physician, merchant, and President of the Bank of Cape Fear. Property remained in Wright family until 1957. Facade altered in 1915 by Henry E. Bonitz,...
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    • Sunbathing
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph which captures people sunbathing and surf bathin in front of Lumina Pavilion at Wrightsville Beach.
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    • Sailboats
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph by Jack Loughlin which captures two sailboats racing in a bay at Wrightsville Beach.
    • George R. French & Sons Building

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    • Wilmingtons first iron-front and steel-frame structure, built for George Reade French (1802-1889), native of Massachusetts, boot and shoe merchant. George R. French & Sons, established in 1822, was continued by William A. French (1835-1907) and...
    • John D. Bellamy Building

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    • Commercial building constructed as rental property for John D. Bellamy, Jr. (1854-1942), attorney and U.S. congressman; and wife, Emma May Hargrove (1857-1944), native of Hibernia Plantation, Granville County, NC. Remained in family for forty-five...
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    • Harbor Island
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph capturing the bridge from Wrightsville Beach to Harbor Island.
    • J. Lowell White House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Joseph Lowell White (1880-1947), native of Burlington, Iowa, Superintendent of Transportation, Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Ola Rogers, native of Texas. Purchased in 1957 by William Osler Humphrey...
    • Dr. J. Watts Farthing

    • Farthing family, physicians, Tasa family, hospitals, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. John Watts Farthing (19009-1957), son of Logan Elmore (M.D.) and Elizabeth Maude Hackney farthing, was born in Pittsboro, North Carolina, March 3rd, 1909. He married Miss Esther Tasa. He attended the University of North Carolina (1929) and...

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