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    • George Kirby, Ben Chavis, and Angela Davis

    • Chavis, Ben, 1948- ; Kirby, George, ?-1997; Davis, Angela, 1944-
    • Photograph of George Kirby, Ben Chavis and Angela Davis, and unknown supporter. Ben Chavis (1948 - ) is originally from Oxford, North Carolina. He was a minister from the United Church of Christ's Commission for Racial Justice at the time of...
    • The Wilmington Journal Collection, 1953-1977

    • African Americans -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- Newspapers; African American newspapers -- North Carolina
    • The box of newspapers contains twelve editions of The Wilmington Journal before it burned in 1971 and one after 1971. The library also has microfilmed copies of The Wilmington Journal from 1974 to 1982. From 1983 to present day the library has...
    • 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...
    • Governor Dudley Mansion

    • Built for Edward B. Dudley (1789-1855), who was a native of Onslow County, and a state and US legislator. He was governor from 1836 to 1841, the first elected by popular vote, and president of the Wilmington and Raleigh Rail Road Company. His wife,...
    • Blockade Runner Beach Resort

    • Originally called The Blockade Runner Motor Hotel, the 120-room building was constructed for Lawrence Lewis, Jr. (1918-1995), native of Wilmington, resort developer, founder of Flagler College and preservationist. Named for the blockade-running...
    • Baptist Hill House

    • A Baptist meeting house occupied this site as early as 1825. Front Street Baptist Church was constructed here in 1837 and served the congregation until 1866. Converted to residence when sold to John F. Stolter (1840-1903) and John M. Bremer...
    • Thomas C. Jervay

    • African American newspapers; African American--History
    • Thomas Clarence Jervay with President Lyndon B. Johnson at the White House. Thomas C. Jervay (1914-1993) took over the leadership of his family printing and newspaper business after his father passed away. In 1945 he changed the name of the...
    • Willie Earl Vereen

    • Wilmington (N.C.); School integration; Race Riots
    • Willie Earl Vereen speaking after his parole from prison, in Wilmington. From left to right: Reverand Leon White, James McKoy, and Willie Earl Vereen. Willie Earl Vereen (1953- ) and James McKoy (1952- ) were both members of the Wilmington Ten. ...
    • John Winecoff

    • Mounted police; Race riots
    • Black and white newspaper photograph of John Winecoff being honored as an Outstanding Young Law Enforcement Officer. John Winecoff (1949- ) joined the Wilmington, NC Police Department in May of 1971, three months after the firebombing of Mike's...
    • Peter Rutledge Davis

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Contractors
    • Portrait of Peter Rutledge Davis. Peter Rutledge Davis (1942-) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in New Hanover County public schools and graduated from North Carolina State University. Since 1971, he has been a self-employed builder and...
    • Vivian Loretta Seigler Wright

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Legal secretaries; Women politicians
    • Photograph of Vivian Loretta Seigler Wright. Vivian Loretta Seigler Wright (1932- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. She attended New Hanover High School and was awarded the Amy Bradley Medal for scholastic achievements. Wright also attended Woman's...
    • Members of the Wilmington Ten

    • Blacks--Civil Rights; State action (Civil rights)--United States--Cases; African American--History
    • Photograph of the members of the Wilmington Ten amongst a crowd standing in front of City Hall. The Wilmington Ten, a group made up of nine young African American men and one white woman, were all convicted in a case that made national news in...
    • Karen Eckberg Gottovi

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; North Carolina. General Assembly; Reference librarians
    • Photograph of Karen Eckberg Gottovi. Karen Eckberg Gottovi (1941- ) was born in Rochester, NY. Gottovi was a Phi Betta Kappa scholar at Wells College and graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with an M.L.S. in Library...
    • Hiroshi Sueyoshi

    • Pottery; Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum;
    • Hiroshi Sueyoshi working on a student's vase during a pottery class at the Pancoe Art Center in the Cameron Art Museum. Hiroshi Sueyoshi (1946- ), master potter, exhibitor, and teacher/mentor, has lived in North Carolina since 1971, and...
    • David Ray Wells

    • Duke Energy; Norfolk Naval Base (Va.)
    • David Ray Wells (on right) receiving his promotion to E-4 at the U.S. Naval Air Station in Norfolk, VA. David Ray Wells (1948- ) served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War era. He retired from the Brunswick Nuclear Plant (now part of Duke...
    • Dr. Bruce Hugh Dorman

    • Dorman family, Taylor family, physicians, New Hanover Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. Bruce Hugh Dorman, son of Samuel and Marie Dorman, was born July 22nd, 1924 in Plainfield, N.J. He was educated at Duke University (1946) where he also earned his M.D. (1948). He married Miss Suzanne Taylor. He was in private practice. In 1971,...


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