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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • NCRPC0829

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • The S.S. Northern Light was launched Nov. 9, 1943, as the 99th ship built by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Mrs. J.E. Stewart of the Forest Hills area in Wilmington, was the sponsor. The message featured on the starboard side of the vessel was...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Lendward Simpson, Jr.

    • African American tennis players
    • Lendward Simpson, Jr. speaking at a memorial service for Dr. Hubert Eaton. He is discussing the time he caught a fish hook in his ear and Dr. Eaton treated him. Lendward (Lenny) Simpson, Jr. (1948- ) was born at New Hanover Hospital, and attended...
    • Reenactors on 3rd Street

    • Reenactments, Historic Homes, Tours, Wilmington, NC
    • Chuck Clark, (left), ,George Cole, (right), and Aaron Ritter, (back 1), are members of the 23rd NC State Confederacy Troop Company that is protecting the St. of Wilmington tonight as tonight was the start of the Old Wilmington by Candlelight Tour,...
    • CG Cutter Modoc in front of U.S. Custom House

    • Custom House, Coast Guard, Modoc, Waterfront, Cape Fear River
    • U.S. Custom House, 1916 (now known as the Alton A. Lennon Federal Building after a former U.S. Congressman from North Carolina’s Seventh Congressional District). A U. S. Custom House has been on this site (Water Street, north, between Market and...


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