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    • Cameron-Hollman House

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    • Built by Capt. George Cameron (c. 1750-1823) as his family residence. Purchased by Capt. Peter A. Hollman in 1814. Sold to H.F. Newkirk in 1910 and remained in family until 1969. The two wings were built earlier than the main part of the house. The...
    • Wessell-Harbers House

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    • Italianate style house built for Captain Charles L.C. Wessell (1847-1919), native of Hannover, Germany, grocer and saloon keeper, steamboat and tugboat captain; and wife, Anna Sophia Heins (1873-1902). Inherited by his second wife, Rosa Harbers...
    • Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

    • Cape Fear River, Cape Fear Memorial Bridge
    • This divided back postcard, published about 1969, features an aerial photograph taken by Hugh Morton which captures a view of the Cape Fear River, Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, and dowtown Wilmington.
    • Williston High School

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    • Begun in 1865 by the Freedman's Bureau as an elementary school for blacks; then operated by the American Missionary Association and named for Massachusettes benefactor Samuel Williston. It became the city's first public school for blacks when...
    • Dickinson House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built as rental property for Charles L. Dickinson (1877-1956), native of Beaufort, NC, insurance agent; and wife, Lillian Walker (1879-1904), native of Brunswick County, NC. This house is one of a pair of...
    • Holt-Wise House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Edwin Cameron Holt (1861-1944), native of Graham, NC, cotton manufacturer and president of Delgado Cotton Mills; and wife, Delores Delgado Stevens (1872-1983), native of Charleston, SC. Purchased in 1916...
    • 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.
    • Gooding-Lawton-Grant House

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    • Built by F.J. Gooding, superintendent of Hilton Lumber Co., as investment property. Sold in 1905 to Florence V. Lawton (1856-1924) who resided here with her sister, Anna Lawton Grant (1858-1942) and her husband, Richard H. Grant (1845-1912), master...
    • Struthers-Futrelle House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as investment property for William Struthers, Jr. (1880-1939), native of Camden, NJ, real estate developer; and wife, Mamie D. Morrrill (1882-1967). In 1926, purchased by W. Leon Futrelle (1892-1950), native of Mt....
    • Struthers-Futrelle House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as investment property for William Struthers, Jr. (1880-1939), native of Camden, NJ, real estate developer; and wife, Mamie D. Morrill (1882-1967). In 1926, purchased by W. Leon Futrelle (1892-1950), native of Mt....
    • Dr. Frank Reynolds

    • Reynolds family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Frank Russell Reynolds (1920-), son of Benjamin Bradford and Katharine Russell Reynolds, was born June 15th, 1920 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He attended UNC-Chapel Hill (1941) and the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his M.D....
    • Martindale House

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    • Built by Henry Martindale (1796-1874), planter, as family residence. His son, Henry Alexander Martindale (1837-1911), truck farmer, made additions to house. Inherited by his daughter, Rebecca Martindale Johnson (1870-1948). House remained in...
    • Ruth Faison Shaw

    • Shaw, Ruth Faison, 1887-1969; Finger painting
    • Newspaper photograph of Ruth Faison Shaw demostrating her fingerpainting techniques. Ruth Faison Shaw (1888- 1969) was born in Kenansville, NC. She is credited with the rediscovering of the ancient technique of finger painting while in Rome,...
    • John Allan Taylor House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for John Allan Taylor (1862-1941), wholesale grocer, business and civic leader; and wife, May Baker French (1863-1957), native of Lumberton, NC. Remained in family until 1969.
    • Larneice Spencer

    • African American women educators; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
    • Photograph of Larneice Spencer wearing a red hat and coat. Larneice Spencer (1941- ) was the 2002 NAACP New Hanover County Chapter Mother of the Year. She also was responsible for reactivating the NAACP New Hanover County Youth Chapter in 2002....
    • 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...
    • Haywood Edwin White III

    • Lawyers; Legislators
    • Official bio photograph of Haywood Edwin "Woody" White III. Haywood Edwin "Woody" White III (1969- ) was born in Lenoir County, NC. A lifelong resident of southeastern North Carolina, he is a practicing attorney in New Hanover County. Currently...
    • Swinson-Dowe House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Albert Franklin Swinson (1883-1954), native of Sampson County, bookkeeper; and wife, Mary Blair (1890-1934). Purchased in 1969 by Irving Dowe (1930- ), maintenance foreman for The Wilmington Star News; and wife...
    • Santa Paula

    • Cape Fear River, North Carolina State Port, Shipping, Boats, Ships, Santa Paula
    • This b&w photograph captures the cargo ship Santa Paula docked at the North Carolina State Port.

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