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    • George  Hardee

    • Coaches (Athletics); High schools; American Legion Baseball; Wilmington (N.C.). Parks and Recreation Department
    • George "Buck" Hardee standing by the sign at the newly named Buck Hardee field at Legion Stadium. George "Buck" Hardee (1927-2005) was born in Whiteville, NC. He played on a Whiteville American Legion baseball team that went to the National...
    • Dr. J. F. Robertson, Jr. and Dr. Charles Powell

    • Robertson family, Powell family, physicians, medicine, hospitals, Cancer hospitals
    • Dr. James Farish, Robertson, Jr. (1888-1975), son of James Farish Robertson, Sr., M.D. and Mary Elizabeth Grattan Robertson, was born in Culpepper, Virginia July 27th, 1888. His first wife was Juliette Howard Albright (1916); his second wife,...
    • Wilmington, North Carolina

    • Cape Fear River, Waterfront, U.S.S North Carolina, Timme Plaza Hotel, Hilton Riverside
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph by Hugh Morton which captures an aerial view of Wilmington's waterfront and features Timme Plaza Hotel and the USS North Carolina. The hotel opened in 1970.
    • Summer Tutoring Program

    • African Methodist Episcopal Church; African American--History
    • Children participating in a summer tutorial program sponsored by St. Luke's A.M.E. Zion Church in 1970. St. Luke's A.M.E. Zion Church was started in 1865 as the first African Methodist Episcopal church in Wilmington, NC. Originally called...
    • Johnnie Van B. Metts, Jr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.) Board of Commissioners
    • Photograph of John Van Bokkelen Metts, Jr., captioned "Little John, 1920, in Raleigh." John Van Bokkelen Metts Jr (1915-2003) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was in the Coast Guard during World War II, and served as President of the North Carolina...
    • Thomas Norwood  Simmons Papers, 1908-1986

    • Simmons, Thomas Norwood, -- 1935-1972; Simmons, Thomas Norwood, -- 1908-1986 -- Correspondence; Simmons Sea-Skiff (boat); Boatbuilders -- North Carolina. -- Wilmington; Wooden boats -- North Carolina -- Wilmington; Boatbuilding -- North Carolina --...
    • This collection contains business documents related to Simmons boat building business and Simmons personal financial records. The collection ranges from the late 1960s to the early 1970s. The first box contains correspondence. Most of this material...
    • Bridgers-Fulenwider House

    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Burke Haywood Bridgers (1881-1972), attorney; and wife, Helen Strange (1888-1953). At the time of death he was the oldest member of the Cape Fear Country Club where he designed the original 18 hole...
    • Fort Fisher, March, 1970

    • Fort Fisher, Civil War Battles, Civil War Forts
    • Fort Fisher was the last remaining ship supply route available to Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, until January 15th, 1865 when the battle was lost to the Union.
    • Leon Brogden

    • Coaches (Athletics); High schools; Basketball; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Coach Leon Brogden watching the New Hanover High School Wildcats play. Leon Lafayette Brogden, Sr. (1910-2000) was a legendary and much-loved sports figure in Wilmington, NC. He coached football, basketball, and baseball for over 32 years at New...
    • 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...
    • Dr. J. W. Hooper, Sr., 1920s

    • Hooper Family, physicians
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr. (1921-), son of Joseph Ward Hooper, Sr., M.D. and Louise Smallbones Hooper, was born in Wilmington, N.C., September 30th, 1921. He married Miss Nell Trask, and attended Princeton (1943) and Harvard Medical School, where...
    • Bradley-Latimer Summer House

    • Greek Revival style house built for Richard Bradley, Jr. (1811-1892), first commodore of the Carolina Yacht Club and partner in a Savannah lumber mill; and wife, Sarah Jane Williams (1815-1898). Purchased in 1855 by Zebulon Latimer (1810-1881),...
    • George Rountree III

    • Rountree, George; Lawyers; Senators (United States)
    • Head shot of George Roundtree III George Rountree III (1933- ) is a prominent attorney, civic leader, and philanthropist. Born into a long-time Wilmington, NC family, he attended Isaac Bear School and the University of Arizona on an...
    • John Van Bokkelen Metts, Jr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Insurance agents; United States. Coast Guard.
    • Portrait of John Van Bokkelen Metts, Jr. John Van Bokkelen Metts, Jr. (1915-2003) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina (now University of North Carolina Chapel Hill) and served in the U.S. Coast Guard during...
    • Tidewater Camellia Club Collection

    • Tidewater Camellia Club -- History; Camellias -- North Carolina -- Wilmington; Camellias -- Periodicals
    • Box of the collection contains 2 scrapbooks with Camellia Show documents, pictures, membership lists, and newspaper clippings. First scrapbook covers from 1953 through 1971, and the second from 1971 through 1982. Collection has the American...
    • Robert L Henry

    • Newspaper clipping of photograph. Robert L. Henry (1939- ) was a loan officer at the North Carolina National Bank in the 1970's, working his way up from the position of a messenger.
    • Dr. J. W. Hooper, Jr.

    • Hooper family, physicians New Hanover County Commissioners, New Hanover County Repulican Party
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr. (1921-), son of Joseph Ward Hooper, Sr., M.D. and Louise Smallbones Hooper, was born in Wilmington, N.C., September 30th, 1921. He married Miss Nell Trask, and attended Princeton (1943) and Harvard Medical School, where...
    • Edward "Buddy" Hatcher

    • School principals
    • Photograph of Edward "Buddy" Hatcher standing in front of the Gregory School. Edward Hatcher (1928-1997) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended Williston High School before receiving a Bachelor's degree in Biology and Physical Education. Hatcher...
    • Dr. D. R. McEachern

    • McEachern family, Shepherd family, physicians
    • Dr. Duncan Roland McEachern (1905-1970), son of Drusilla and Neil Morris McEachern, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, July 19th, 1905. He married Eloise Melville Sheperd, attended Davidson College (1928) and the Medical College of Virginia...


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