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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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....
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Chester McGlockton

    • Whiteville (N.C.); African American football players
    • Newspaper photograph of Chester McGlockton playing football for the Kansas City Chiefs. Chester McGlockton (1969-2011) was born in Whiteville, NC. He was a four sport star when he went to Whiteville High School, and led the Wolfpack to a State...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Kay Godwin, Debbie Scheu, and Alma Fennel

    • Cape Fear Garden Club (Wilmington, N.C.)--History; Garden tours; Women dressmakers
    • Kay Godwin, Debbie Scheu, and Alma Fennel standing in front of the Azalea Festival ticket office. Augusta Counts was the first Azalea Belle dressmaker in 1969, designing antebellum style dresses to be worn by Azalea Belles in the Cape Fear Garden...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Coast Guard

    • U.S. Coast Guard, Vietnam, The Mendota, Willard J. Smith
    • A U.S. Coast Guard cutter docks in Wilmington after returning from a 10-month tour of duty off of the coast of Vietnam. The Mendota was based out of Wilmington since 1947. Coast Guard families, locals, and dignitaries including Coast Guard...

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