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    • Elliott-Brown House

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    • Built by Mary Taylor Elliott (1835-1907), native of Fayetteville, NC; widow of William P. Elliott, merchant and co-owner of steamboat line. Earl Williams Brown (1909-1971), a Master Printer, owned the house from 1934 to 1971. Queen Anne style...
    • Harriet and Jonathan Kimbro at Riverfest

    • Festivals; Cape Fear River (N.C.)
    • A photograph showing Harriet Kimbro (far left) and her son, Jonathan, downtown by the river at a display for Poplar Grove Plantation at Riverfest 1982. Riverfest began in 1979 and is celebrated in October every year. It runs along the Cape Fear...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Wessel-Harper House

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    • Built by Jacob Wessel (1814-1887). Later owned by Captain James Thomas Harper, 1895. Inherited by son, Charles T. Harper, M.D (1904-1913), also his daughter Mary Harper Darby (1913-1957). Preserved by the Housing Authority of the City of Wilmington...
    • Richard Daughtry

    • Bookstores
    • Richard Daughtry in his bookstore, Old Books on Front Street, 22 N. Front Street. An institution in Wilmington, NC since 1982, Daughtry's Old Books on Front Street has survived several moves to its present incarnation at 249 S. Front. Daughtry is...
    • Ron Musselman

    • Baseball players
    • head shot of Ron Musselman Ron Musselman (1954- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended John T. Hoggard High School and pitched them to the State 4A Championship in 1972, with E. A. Corbin as coach. He was an All-Atlantic Coast Conference...
    • James W. Craig House

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    • Queen Anne style house built by James William Craig (1840-1914), Cape Fear River pilot and first pastor of Trinity Methodist Church; property willed to daughter, Grace Craig Branch (1888-1949).
    • Sadgwar House

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    • Built by Frederick Cutlar Sadgwar, Sr., (1843-1925), black carpenter-builder and civic leader; and wife, Caroline Huggins (1845-1932). He and daughter, Felice, were the first Bahais in North Carolina, enrolled c. 1923. The original one-story house...
    • Williams-MacMillan House

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    • Property acquired in 1842 by NC State Grant to John Williams (1779-1855); bequeathed to his grandson, William Arthur Williams (1850-1917), timber inspector and Clerk for the County Board of Commissioners; and wife, Jane Iredell Meares (1855-1935),...
    • Diane Cobb Cashman and Andrew Harriss, Jr.

    • Cashman, Diane Cobb, 1938-; Lower Cape Fear Historical Society; Harriss, Andrews, Jr., 1898-1998
    • Photograph of Diane Cobb Cashman and Andrew Harriss, Jr. at a "Cape Fear Adventure" Christmas party. Diane Cobb Cashman (1938- ) is a prolific local author and researcher. She was a former president and longtime archivist for the Lower Cape Fear...
    • Charles M. Anderson

    • Willmington Star-News (Wilmington, N.C.); Newspaper editors
    • Photograph of Charles M. Anderson. Anderson was the Executive Editor of the Wilmington Star-News from 1976 until his retirement in the mid 1990s.
    • 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...
    • Charles Phillip  Wells

    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Television stations; Reporters and reporting
    • Possible WECT-TV Publicity Shot of Charles Phillip Wells. Charles Phillip "Phil" Wells (1960- ) was an anchor/reporter for WECT-TV from 1982-1987. He graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with a degree in journalism, and was...
    • Roya Weyerhaeuser

    • Pianists; Iran
    • Roya Weyerhaeuser, probably publicity shot Roya Drakhshanpour Weyerhaeuser (1958- ) was born in Iran. She is a world renowned concert pianist, composer, and philanthropist. She is the first pianist to be awarded the Schweitzer Medal for...
    • Ruth Worth

    • Missionaries--China
    • Ruth Worth speaking on her experiences in China Ruth Worth (1906-1991) was born into the missionary family of Dr. George C. Worth at their medical mission at Kiangyin (now Jiangyin) China. The Worth family is an old one in Wilmington, and...
    • Thomas and Elizabeth Wright

    • Historic preservation; Conservation and restoration; Local history
    • This image is of Thomas and Elizabeth standing in front of the Mitchell-Anderson House, Wilmington's oldest structure, during a historic plaque ceremony. Thomas and Elizabeth Wright both played important roles in the revitalization 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...

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