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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Michael Jordan

    • Jordan, Michael, 1963-; Basketball Players; African Americans; African American athletes; National Basketball Association
    • Photograph of a very young Michael Jordan. Michael Jordan (1963-) was born in Brooklyn, New York but moved with his family to Wilmington, NC as a toddler. He played three sports in high school but was considered too small (5'11") as a sophomore...
    • Bland Simpson

    • Simpson, Bland; Authors
    • Publicity shot of Bland Simpson. Bland Simpson (1948- ) was born and grew up in Elizabeth City, NC. He has been a teacher at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill's Creative Writing Program since 1982, and was director of the program...
    • Todd Miller

    • North Carolina Coastal Federation; Environmentalists
    • Portrait of Todd Miller. Todd Miller grew up in Ocean, NC. He holds both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. In 1982, Miller founded the North Carolina Coastal Federation out of his home in Ocean...
    • Katherine Howell

    • New Hanover County Public Library (New Hanover County, N.C.); Librarians; Women librarians; Local history; Historic preservation
    • Katherine Howell at the New Hanover County Public Library. Katherine Howell (1920-1990) became Head Librarian of the New Hanover County Public Library (NHCPL) in 1956, just in time to oversee its move from the 3rd floor of the Wilmington City Hall...

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