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    • President Taft visits Wilmington, NC

    • Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Presidents--United States; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • President William Howard Taft (1857-1930) views the live American flag created by Wilmington school children dressed in red, white and blue during his visit to the city on November 9, 1909. Visible along Market Street are St. James Episcopal...
    • Brewster Milton Robertson

    • Robertson, Brewster Milton, 1929-; Authors
    • Newspaper photograph of Brewster Robertson. Brewster Milton Robertson (1929- ) lived in Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach, NC from 1964-1974. He is a writer, book reviewer, and writing teacher. His pieces have appeared in Publishers Weekly and the...
    • Stephanie and Jonathan Kimbro

    • Children; Wilmington (N.C.); Snow
    • Jonathan and his older sister Stephanie Kimbro in front of their house in a late Wilmington, NC snowfall. Wilmington received 4.2 inches of snow in March of 1983, and a record 2.9 inches for the day on March 24.
    • Cape Fear Hotel Barber Shop

    • New Hanover County, businesses
    • Jason Collins, 7, (left) waits his turn to have his hair cut as Bill Stokes finishes up with Jason's brother, Donald Collins, 9, at the Cape Fear Hotel Barber Shop on 2nd Street in downtown Wilmington, N.C. The boys were at the barber shop with...
    • Jerry Watts

    • Tabor City (N.C.); Fire departments
    • Photograph of Jerry Watts, Tabor City Commissioner. Jerry Wayne Watts (1934- ) was a Tabor City, NC Commissioner in the early 1980s. He also worked in the city fire department for over 25 years, part of that time as the chief of the fire...
    • Imam Qasim Ahmed

    • Imams; Islam
    • Photograph of Imam Qasim Ahmed speaking at a Muslim rally held at the Martin Luther King Center in Wilmington, NC. Imam Qasim Ahmed has spoken several times at the Tawheed Islamic Center of Wilmington. He was possibly the first Imam to open a...
    • Dave Allen

    • Allen, Dave, 1949- ; Swimming coaches; University of North Carolina, Wilmington
    • Head shot of Dave Allen. Dave Allen (1949- ) originated the swimming and diving program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 1977, and has been the head coach ever since. His teams have won 12 straight CAA titles. He has been voted...
    • Portrait of George Davis (1820-1896).

    • George Davis, Portrait
    • The Honorable George Davis of Wilmington, was a distinguished lawyer and Attorney-General of the Confederate States of America. Inscription on slab: "George Davis, born March 15th 1820; died February 23, 1896. "Statesman, yet friend to truth and...
    • Thom Goolsby

    • Senators (United States); Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina; Lawyers
    • Head shot of Thom Goolsby. Thomas Cowart Goolsby (1961- ) is a republican state senator from North Carolina, representing District 9 (New Hanover County). He graduated from The Citadel, and is currently a lawyer.
    • Sheppard N. Moore

    • Legislators--United States; Environmentalists
    • Photograph of Sheppard N. Moore. Sheppard Neal Moore (1932-2010) was a lifelong dedicated environmentalist. During his long and varied career he worked for the Environmental Protection Agency, the North Carolina Department of Emergency...
    • Kay Sebian

    • Human Rights; Peace activists; League of Women Voters of North Carolina;
    • Kathryn Ann "Kay" Sebian and her grandchildren, Julia Magrow and Michael Sebian in the yard of her home. Kay Sebian (1922-2011) was a peace activist whose deep Catholic convictions led her to a life of political action on behalf of human rights. ...
    • Eddie Wayne and group

    • Bands (Music); Musicians; Festivals
    • The 3 Go T playing at the 2000 North Carolina Azalea Festival in front of the Alton Lennon Federal Building. From left to right: Eddie Wayne, John Toppings, Jon Trunz. Edward Wayne Deaver (1953- ) plays guitar and is the lead singer for the...
    • Ted Parker Homes

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, advertisements, Naegele, signs, draw bridges, Cape Fear River, Brunswick County, Robeson County, mobile homes, trailers
    • Ted Parker homes Lumberton billboard saying "we'll beat the pants off any deal!"showing a gentleman with his pants down. Sign is over the Cape Fear Memorial bridge in Wilmington.
    • St. James Episcopal Church, 1844

    • churches, Episcopal churches, St. James Episcopal Church, South Third Street
    • St. James Episcopal Church, located at One South Third Street, was acquired by the congregation from Armand deRosset (the rest of the land was acquired over the years). It's design and construction involved at least 10 different architects and...

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