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    • George R. McCracken

    • African American police chiefs; Southport (N.C.)
    • Southport police chief George R. McCracken talking on the radio in his patrol car. George R. McCracken (1941-2013) joined the Southport Police Department in the 1960s, becoming one of the first black police officers in the state of North...
    • Perdew-Koonce House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William Edgar Perdue (1865-1934), civic leader and partner in J. W. Murchison & Son., hardware wholesalers. Purchased in 1946 by Henry Farrior Koonce (1897-1976), salesman; and wife Alda Howard...
    • Sheila Boles

    • Basketball coaches
    • John T. Hoggard High School yearbook photograph of Sheila Boles. Sheila Boles (1954- ) graduated from Seventy First High School in Fayetteville, NC in 1972 and started at North Carolina State University, but transferred to the University of North...
    • William F. Adcock

    • Orchestra; Conductors (Music)
    • William F. Adcock, conducting a class at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. William F. Adcock (1927-1982) was the founding conductor of the UNCW/Community Orchestra, now known as the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. He was on the...
    • W.I. Gore House

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    • Italianate style house built as residence by William Iredell Gore (1829-1903); and wife, Rachael Litchfield (1833-1914). He was a wholesale grocer, commission merchant and during the Civil War, an officer in the Waccamaw Light Artillery. Saved...
    • Claud "Buck" O'Shields, Jr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; North Carolina Association of County Commissioners; Real estate agents
    • Portrait of Claud "Buck" O'Shields, Jr. Claud O'Shields, Jr. (1941-) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended New Hanover High School and Wilmington College. O'Shields worked for WECT-TV from 1958 to 1973. Since 1973, he has been working in the...
    • George Edward Alper

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Steel industry and trade
    • Portrait of George Edward Alper. George Edward Alper (1907-1994) was born in New York City. In the early 1950s, he and his brother moved their business, Queensboro Steel, from New York to Wilmington, NC. Alper was elected to the Board of County...
    • Wright House, John M.

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    • Built by John Maffitt Wright (1869-1906); and wife, Josie Whittaker (1866-1940). Boyhood home of Thomas Henry Wright, (1904-1997), Bishop of The Diocese of East Carolina from 1945 to 1974. House remained in the Wright family until 1960.
    • Scott-Nall House

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    • Bungalow built for James H. Scott (1883-1974), painter; and wife, Annie C. (1889-1983). From 1944 to 1974 residence of Alberta Blanchard Nall (1881-1974), widow of John P. Nall (1887-1944), foreman with Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Remained in...
    • 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...
    • Joe Miller

    • Football coaches; Softball for women--Coaching; Athletic directors
    • Photograph of Joe Miller talking with his offensive team during a game at Legion Stadium between the New Hanover High School (NHHS) Wildcats and Hillside Durham. Joe Miller came to NHHS in 1974, where he coached softball and football for twenty...
    • Skinner House, Captain

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Emily J. Erambert Skinner (1835-1897), wife of Samuel Wallace Skinner (1837-1907), ship builder and partner in Evans & Skinner Marine Railway. Purchased in 1929 by Harriss Bellamy Stone (1901-1956), owner of Marine...
    • Mitchell-Anderson House

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    • Oldest surviving structure in Wilmington, Georgian style house built for Edward Mitchell (c. 1744), native of Charleston, SC, carpenter and planter. Purchased in 1828 by Thomas F. Davis (1778-1846), clerk of New Hanover County Court. Inherited in...
    • Hudson-Hall House

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    • Bungalow built for Edwin Courtney Hudson, Sr. (1893-1974), dispatcher for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Mamie Rix Best (1894-1960). In 1974, purchased by John Henry Hall (1920-1995), machinist with the North Carolina Equipment Company;...
    • Gene Motley

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    • Gene Motley serving as guest speaker at the Sunny Point Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, 597th U.S. Army Transportation Terminal Southport, NC. Gene Motley was the Sports Director at WWAY-TV3 in Wilmington, NC. He worked at the station...
    • William Fields

    • Artists--North Carolina
    • Informal photograph of William Fields. William Coffield Fields III (1917-2007) was a famous portrait painter from Cumberland County, as well as a dedicated genealogist and preservationist. He published a two volume work of the earliest county...

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