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    • 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....
    • Peterson & Rulfs Building

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    • Neoclassical Revival style building constructed for Peterson & Rulfs Shoe Company. Williama Canover Peterson (1861-1940), native of Duplin County, and John Frederick Rulfs, Jr. (1869-1953), retired from their shoe business in 1929. Building...
    • Chasten House

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    • Federal style hall-and-parlor house with double piazzas moved to this location and rear shed porch added c. 1850. One-story building added to east side c. 1870. By 1883, residence of Rufus H. Chasten (1862-1897), turpentine inspector and weigher;...
    • Caroline Sadgwar Manley

    • Sopranos (Singers); African American Women
    • Photograph of Caroline Sadgwar Manley. Caroline Sadgwar Manley (1871-1965) was born in Wilmington, NC. She was a student at the Gregory Normal School and was awarded a scholarship to attend Fisk University in Nashville. Known as "Carrie," she...
    • Mamie Smith Davis

    • Bladen County (N.C. )
    • Mamie Smith Davis sitting in a chair in someone's front yard in Bladen County, NC. Mamie Smith Davis (1879- 1965) is the great-grand-aunt of Elaine Brown. She lived in Bladen County, and is buried in Cypress Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
    • Dr. Hooper, Sr., Dr. Koonce and Dr. McEachern

    • Hooper family, Koonce family, McEachern family, physicians
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Sr. (1887-1952), was born in Baltimore, Maryland February 17, 1887. He married Louise Smallbones and they had a son, Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr., who was also a Physician. He received his M.D. from the University of Maryland in...
    • Sharla D. Shiver-Cromartie

    • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University; African American women
    • Photograph of Sharla D. Shiver-Cromartie. Sharla D. Shiver-Cromartie (1965-2013) was from Rocky Point, NC. She attended Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC and also North Carolina A & T State University in Greensboro, NC. She once...
    • Hart Carriage House

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    • OUTBUILDING FOR LEVI A. HART (1809-1882) HOUSE AT NE CORNER OF S. 3RD STREET AND COTTAGE LANE. HART WAS A NATIVE OF CONNECTICUT AND PARTNER IN HART & BAILY IRON WORKS. IN 1965, THE DEPENDENCY WAS AQUIRED BY 1ST PESBYTERIAN CHURCH AND IN 1966...
    • Emma Lossen

    • Women artists; Women educators
    • Photograph of Emma Lossen, possibly from a New Hanover High School yearbook photograph. Emma Lossen (1892-1976) taught art and history for many years at New Hanover High School in Wilmington, NC, as well as being a local artist. She was a...
    • St. James Rectory

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    • Craftsman style house built as rental property for Michael J. Corbett (1856-1942), native of Ireland, President of The Corbett Company, commission merchants; and wife, Josephine Deans (1862-1956). Purchased in 1919 by the Vestry of St. James Parish...
    • Charlie the Alligator

    • Cape Fear River, Alligator, USS North Carolina, Battleship, Hugh Morton
    • This divided back postcard, taken about 1965, features a photograph taken by Hugh Morton which captures Charlie the Alligator feeding near the Battleship North Carolina.
    • Robert Chester Ruark Jr.

    • Ruark, Robert Chester, 1915-1965
    • Photograph of Robert Ruark sitting with his typewriter. Robert Chester Ruark Jr. was born in 1915 in Wilmington. His grandparents owned a home on the corner of Lord and Nash Streets in Southport and it is at this home that Robert spent his...
    • U.S. Custom House

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    • This massive Neoclassical Revival style building took three years to construct during World War I. The pedimented facades of the flanking wings are copies of the 1843 Greek Revival style custom house that stood previously on the site. In 1965, the...
    • The Right Reverend Hunley A. Elebash

    • Elebash, Hunley Agee, 1923-1999
    • Ordination of the Bishop at St. James church in Wilmington, NC. The Right Reverend Hunley Agee Elebash (1923-1993) was born in Pensacola, FL. He received his Doctorate of Divinity in 1969 from the University of the South. He moved to St. John's...
    • Tommie Mable Price

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    • New Hanover High School ROTC Ball, held at the high school. Tommie Mable Price Wells (1950- ) was born to Catherine Rabon and Louis Price. She has been employed for many years at the New Hanover County Public Library in the technical services...

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