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    • James House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Eliza Alice Haughton James (1850-1938), native of Pittsboro, NC, widow of Col. Thomas Cowan James (1849-1912). At various times residence of son, J. Marion James (1884-1976), proprietor of James Book and...
    • Innes House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for John Innes (1890-unk); native of Scotland, shipyard paymaster; and wife, Alice Green (1892-1966). From 1948 to 1950, residence of Gerhardt J. Whilden, "Pappy Gay", (1906-1990); and wife Louise Merritt...
    • Dr. Avon Hall Elliot

    • Elliot family, Physicians, hospitals, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. Avon Hall Elliot, (1890-), was born in Manchester, N.C., September 29th, 1890. His parents were Johnathan Evans and Alice Hall Elliot. He married Miss Myrtle Elaine Vandegrift. His brother, George Douglas Elliot, was also a Medical Doctor...
    • Dr. James Buren Sidbury

    • Sidbury family, physicians, Babies Hospital, Dr. James Buren Sidbury
    • Dr. James Buren Sidbury, Jr., son of James Buren, Sr. and Willie Daniel Sidbury, was born January 13th, 1922, in Wilmington, North Carolina. His father James and sister, Rowena S. Hall Lenart, were also Physicians (Pediatrics). He married Ms....
    • NCRPC0862

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Gathering for the launching of the U.S.S. Southampton on the second anniversary of the establishment of the United States Navy's Women's Reserve. Pictured standing from left to right are Mary Blackwell, of Hartsville, SC; Josephine Eubanks, of...
    • Black History Month

    • North Carolina, plays, sports casters, WWAY-TV-3
    • Joyce Grear, left, Gene Motley and Cathy Gant rehearse a scene from Wine in the Wilderness written by Alice Childress, as part of the festivities of the Umoja Festival, which is an African American cultural celebration.
    • NCRPC0935

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the S.S. Reuben Tipton on April 20, 1945. It was the 211th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Pictured left to right are Joseph E. Lykes, president of Lykes Bros.; Miss Mathilde Conway Farrell, neice of Mrs. Tipton; Miss...
    • NCRPC01866

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS Roger Moore on March 31, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Miss Alice B. Moore, a descendant of Roger Moore, was the sponsor. From left to right Louis T. Moore, Mrs Roger Moore, Roger Moore, Ann...
    • Shore Acres House

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    • Mediterranean style house built as model home for Shore Acres Company, Roger Moore and Oliver T. Wallace, developers, Luther T. Rogers, contractor. From 1932 to 1969 owned by Roger Moore (1879-1968); and wife, Alice Borden (1881-1954). He was...
    • Smith-Sternberger House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Joseph David Smith (1857-1935), secretary-treasurer of J.F. Garrell & Company, insurance; and wife Alice Garrell (b. 1864). Purchased in 1903 by Julius Sternberger (1871-1933), of Sternberger Brothers,...
    • Pembroke Jones

    • Shipbuilding industry; Rice--milling; Businessmen
    • Photograph of a portrait of Pembroke Jones. Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) was raised by his maternal aunt, Alice Heron London Dickinson, in Wilmington, NC and attended Cape Fear Academy. In 1879, he founded Carolina Rice Mills with Norwood Giles,...
    • Alice Hovis

    • Hovis, Alice, 1944-; Historic preservation
    • Photograph of Alice Hovis getting ready for the spring house tour. Alice Hovis (1944- ) is a Wilmington, NC preservationist and longtime New Hanover County worker in the Juvenile Justice System. The house depicted is at 326 S. 4th Street.
    • John Newland Maffitt

    • Blockade; Soldiers--Confederate States of America; Farmer
    • Photograph of John Newland Maffitt. John Newland Maffitt (1819-1886) was born at sea when his parents were immigrating to the United States from Ireland. Maffitt was brought to North Carolina by an uncle who adopted him in the late 1820s. He held...
    • Mary Alice Jervay

    • African American Newspapers; African American women; African American--history
    • Photograph of Mary Alice Jervay. Mary Alice McNeill Jervay (1874-1948) was the wife of Robert Smith Jervay, who started a Wilmington weekly newspaper for African American readers in 1927 called "The Cape Fear Journal." She was originally a...
    • Catherine, Eliza, and Alice deRosset

    • deRosset Family
    • Portrait of Catherine, Eliza, and Alice de Rosset. Catherine, Eliza, and Alice deRosset were members of a prominent local family. They were some of the eleven children of Dr. Armand J. deRosset III and his first wife, Eliza Jane Lord. The family...

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