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    • Herbert McKim

    • Wrightsville Beach (N.C.); Architects
    • Photograph of retiring Chamber of Commerce President Herbert McKim (right) accepting an award of appreciation from Howard A. Penton, Jr., incoming Chamber president. Herbert Pope McKim (1928-2010) was born in Robesonville, NC. He received his...
    • Emma Woodward MacMillan

    • MacMillan, Emma, 1893-1975; New Hanover County Public Library (New Hanover County, N.C.); Public librarians
    • Photograph of Emma Woodward MacMillan sitting in the North Carolina Room of the Wilmington Public Library on the day that she retired. Emma Woodward MacMillan (1893-1975) is the daughter of William Joseph Woodward and was born in Wilmington, NC....
    • Portrait of Helen Lovering as a Young Girl

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    • Studio portrait of Helen Lovering from January 28, 1917. After the family settled in Wilmington from New York in 1922, Helen lived in the Meares family home on Market Street until her death in 1999. She retired from Lovering Office Service and...
    • Martin S.  Willard Collection, 1810-1993

    • Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933; Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933. -- Correspondence; Carolina Insurance Comany -- History; North Carolina. -- Dept. of Insurance -- History; New Hanover County (N.C.). -- Board of Commissioners --...
    • This collection contains 35 boxes holding ledgers, correspondence, pamphlets, scrapbooks, newspapers, deeds, photographs, and insurance documents. Boxes 1-6 contain ledgers filled with correspondence from Willard’s insurance business. There are 16...
    • NCRPC0845

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Pictured from left to right are Mrs. L.K. Hoxton, Mr. L.K. Hoxton, assistant purchasing agent of the NC Shipbuilding Co.; Mr.s C.J. Robinson, sponsor and sister of Mrs. Hoxton and Mr. S.P. Ware (far right). Lauching party for the S.S. Sirocco on...
    • Janssen Family at Holden Beach

    • Holden Beach (N.C.); Families
    • The Janssen famiy's annual get-together at Holden Beach, NC., on the porch of a rental house. Top row, left to right: Michael Janssen (1962- ), Uschi Janssen (1942- , Michael's mother), Leon E. Walker, Jr. (1939- , Annette's father) holding...
    • Elizabeth and Earl Andrews and sons

    • Rocky Mount (N.C.); Kinston (N.C.)
    • Photo taken at Old Dock, NC, near Whiteville. From left to right: Leon E. Walker, Jr, Elizabeth Andrews, Chris Andrews, Earl C. Andrews, Jim Andrews, Linwood Walker. All the men in the back are the sons of Elizabeth and Chris Andrews. Leon E....
    • Janssen and Powell Families, Easter 2000

    • Wilmington (N.C.); Families; Easter
    • Outside at home on Easter,April 2000. From left to right: Michael Janssen (1962- ), Jacob Janssen (1999- ), Walker Powell, Maggie Powell (1997- ), David Powell, Julia Janssen (1999- ). Michael is the father of Julia and Jacob. David is the...
    • Joan Mcdowell

    • Homemakers; Hampstead (N.C.)
    • Clipping photograph from obituary. Joan Yvonne Mcdowell (1942-2013) was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Eichorn, Sr. and Anna Horrell Eichorn. She was married to Joe McDowell and was a resident of Hampstead. She is buried in SeaLawn Memorial Park.
    • Shirley Ann Starr

    • Colon (Anatomy)--Cancer; Women
    • Newspaper clipping photograph of Shirley Starr from obituary. Shirley Ann Starr (1935-2013) was born in Wake County, NC, the daughter of Zelma Devaun and Clina (Clellie) Garner. She was a resident of Wilmington, NC, until her death caused by colon...
    • Oceanic Hotel

    • resorts, North Carolina, Banks Channel, hotels, Wrightsville Beach
    • The Oceanic Hotel at Wrightsville Beach, N.C. was formerly the Tarrymore Hotel. When it was sold and renamed the Oceanic, the existing building was enlarged, and a four-story tower was added. It was one of the social centers of the beach. The...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Oceanic Hotel.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Oceanic, Tarrymore, Hotels
    • First known as the Tarrymore Hotel, the building was opened in June 1905. The name was changed to the Oceanic Hotel around 1911/12. The landmark at Station One burned in the tragic fire of February 28, 1934, which destroyed every structure on the...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Oceanic, Tarrymore, Hotels, Babies, Parade
    • A baby parade held on the boardwalk, just south of the Oceanic Hotel at Station One. First known as the Tarrymore Hotel, the building was opened in June 1905. The name was changed to the Oceanic Hotel around 1911/12. The landmark at Station One...
    • 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...
    • NCRPC0936

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party of the S.S. Harry Culbreath on April 28, 1945. It was the 212th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Pictured left to right are Joseph E. Lykes, president of Lykes Bros.; Mrs. Charles E. Culbreath of Tampa; Miss Mildred...

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