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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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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;...
    • Minnie Evans

    • Evans, Minnie, 1892-1987; African American painters; Women artists; Artists; African American women
    • Minnie Evans possibly at the gatehouse at Airlie Gardens Estate. Minnie Eva Jones (1892-1987) was born in the Long Creek Community of Pender County, NC. In 1908, she married Julius Evans, who worked for the Pembroke Jones family. Minnie also...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 D. McCann

    • United States. Navy; San Francisco (Calif.)
    • Black and white head shot of Mr. McCann in U. S. Navy uniform used in online obituary. William D. McCann (1932-2013) was born in San Francisco, CA, and passed away in Wilmington, NC. He served in the United States Navy during WWII. In 1974 he...
    • Relvin V. Asbury, Jr.

    • Historic preservation
    • Photograph of Relvin V. Asbury, Jr. Relvin V. Asbury, Jr. is a recognized authority on the preservation and conservation of historic sites in southeastern North Carolina. He was a guide at Old Brunswick Town, and often gave his talks in period...
    • Dr. J. B. Lounsbury

    • physicians, Lounsbury family
    • Dr. James Breckinridge Lounsbury (1909-1974), son of Helen Beeks and Ralph Reed Lounsbury, was born in Wilmette, Illinois, June 29th, 1909. He married Miss Beatrice Thomen and was educated at Yale (1931) where he also received his M.D. (1935). He...
    • 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...
    • Dr. W.C. Mebane, Jr.? and Dr. J. B. Lounsbury

    • Mebane family, Lounsbury family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. William Carter Mebane, Jr. (1907-1971), son of Susan Mott and William Carter Mebane, Sr. (M.D., Urologist) was born September 25th, 1907 in Mount Airy, North Carolina. He married Miss Pauline Eckert and attended Duke and UNC. He received his...
    • 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...

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