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    • 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...
    • Billie McEachern and Crockette W. Hewlett

    • Awards in literature; Hewlett, Crockette W.
    • Photograph of Billie McEachern and Crockette W. Hewlett, both historians and genealogists, receiving the Clarendon Award Silver Bowl for their authorial collaboration in 1972. The Clarendon award is given by the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society...
    • Larkins House

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    • Family residence of William Larkins (1829-1891), Wilmington native, wholesale grocer & liquor dealer, cashier of First National Bank, and rice planter. House sold in 1903 to Samuel Behrends, merchant and furniture store owner, in whose family it...
    • 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...
    • Bellamy Mansion

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    • Classical style house built by slaves and free black artisans, for John Dillard Bellamy (1817-1896), physician, planter, and business leader; and wife, Eliza McIlhenny Harriss (1821-1907). After the fall of Fort Fisher, in 1865, commandeered as...
    • William Dallas "Joe" Wright II

    • Blacks--Civil Rights
    • Portrait of Joe Wright. William Dallas "Joe" Wright II (1952-1990) was born in Wilmington on December 25, 1952. Wright was one of the youngest members of the Wilmington 10, all of whom were convicted in a case that made national news in 1972....
    • North Front and Chestnut streets, looking north.

    • N. Front Street, Chestnut Street, Murchison Building, Feast of Pirates
    • At eleven stories, the Murchison-First Union Building is the tallest structure in Wilmington. Built 1913-1914, Wilmington native, Kenneth M. Murchison (1872-1938) of New York, was the architect for the Neoclassical Revival building, which...
    • Dr. Charles Graham

    • Graham family, McKoy family, physicians, Surgeons
    • Dr. Charles Pattison Graham (1907-), son of Benjamin Robinson and Edith Boles Graham, was born August 28th, 1907 in Wallace, North Carolina. He married Jean Mckoy, April 23rd, 1938. His great grandfather, grandfather, father and son were also...
    • Sonny Jurgensen

    • Jurgensen, Sonny, 1934-; Football Players
    • Sonny Jurgensen as a senior in the New Hanover High School 1953 yearbook. Christian Adolph "Sonny" Jurgensen III (1934- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He started in three sports during his time at New Hanover High School. He averaged at least 12...
    • Bridgers House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Elizabeth Eagles Haywood (1857-1932), widow of Preston L. Bridgers. Remained in Bridgers family until 1944. Headquarters of American Legion Post #10 from 1944 to 1972.
    • North Front Street - 200 block.

    • N. Front Street, Murchison, Chestnut Street
    • Chestnut Street - 100 block - north side The main buildings are (from left) the first floor of the Murchison Building, (built 1913/1914); the Murchison National Bank-Acme Building (1902) and the tall building to the left, the Cape Fear Hotel...
    • Dr. E. T. Marshburn and a Student Nurse

    • Marshburn family, physicians, nursing students, hospitals, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. Elisha Thomas Marshburn Sr. (1924-) was born in Wilmington, N.C., November 25th, 1924 to Elisha and Eva Beasley Marshburn. He received his eduction from Wake Forest (1944) and his M.D. from Bowman Gray in 1947. He was Chief of Staff at New...
    • 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...
    • Exley Adelbert Corbin

    • Coaches (Athletics)
    • Exley Adelbert "Spike" Corbin watching the Beach Ball Classic in Socastee, SC. He was one of the judges picking players for the basketball tournament all-star team. E.A. "Spike" Corbin (1913-2003) was a high school administrator and beloved...
    • Henry Alexander Marks

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Agricultural machinery
    • Portrait of Henry Alexander Marks. Henry Alexander Marks (1902-1995) was born in Chatham County, NC. He was the owner of Marks Machinery Company, a farming implement dealership in Wilmington, Whiteville, and Wallace. Marks was very active in the...
    • 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...
    • Howard Lacy Armistead, Jr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; City council members; North Carolina. Board of Alcoholic Control
    • Portrait of Howard Lacy Armistead, Jr. Howard Lacy Armistead, Jr. (1935- ) was born in Knoxville, TN. He graduated from Roanoke College and the Medical College of Virginia. Armistead interned at the James Walker Memorial Hospital and completed his...
    • Cumming-Duls House

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    • Italianate style house built for Preston Cumming (1843-1914), commission merchant; and wife, Virginia Lilly (1848-1892). Purchased in 1886 by Jacob W. Dulls (1852-1915), retail grocer; and wife, Katherine Gieschen (1863-1911), both natives of...
    • David Jones

    • Jones, David L.; Mayors
    • David Jones, Mayor of Wilmington, at the 597th U. S. Army Transportation Terminal, Southport, NC (Possible Maritime Day celebration). David L. Jones (1935- ) is a small business owner and well-respected community leader. He was the Mayor of...

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