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    • Dorothy B. Johnson

    • Educators; African American Women
    • Dorothy B. Johnson speaking at the downtown Hilton, Wilmington, NC. Dorothy B. Johnson (1914-1984) became the first African American to win public office in Wilmington, NC since the 1890s when she was elected to the Board of Education in 1976. ...
    • W. B. Thorpe & Co.

    • W. B. Thorpe & Co., Thorpe, Water Street, Ann Street
    • W. B. Thorpe & Co., Northeast corner of Water and Ann streets. Vernacular style warehouse built for Phila Lazarus Calder (1806-1888), who inherited property from her father, Aaron Lazarus (1771-1841). Remained in family until purchased in 1910 by...
    • Nore B. Moore

    • Homemakers; African American women
    • Portrait of Nore B. Moore in her Sunday hat. Nore B. Moore (1900-2000) was born in Wilmington, NC and attended the public schools in the area. Married to James Moore, she was a homemaker and participated in home demonstrations in the area. Moore...
    • J. B. F. Fales Residence

    • Fales, James Benjamin Franklin Fales (1859-1925), 6th St., Castle St., Davis family, Margaret Williams Davis, C.B. Davis, Jr.
    • Pictured is a painting of the house done by Margaret Williams Davis, wife of C. B. Davis, Jr., M.D. (Dr. Davis is a nephew of Dr. Fales). The house, located at 518 Castle St. on the SW corner, was built in 1909. The Fales family lived there until...
    • B.U.M.P. Theatre Company

    • theater, drama, plays, New Hanover County
    • Victor (Steve Coley) upends Corie (Hope Brownewell) as an astonished Paul (Pierre Brulatour) looks on in a scene from Barefoot in the Park. The play was performed by the B.U.M.P Theatre Company in Wilmington, N.C.
    • The Very Rev. Charles B. Joseph O'Connor

    • Pastors; Catholic Church
    • Photograph of the Very Rev. Charles B. Joseph O'Connor. Charles B. Joseph O'Connor (1918-1967) was the fifth pastor of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Parish of Wilmington, NC from 1959-1967. He oversaw changes in the church building in accordance with...
    • Dudley Mansion

    • Dudley Mansion, Governors, Edward B. Dudley
    • Built by Edward B. Dudley (1789-1855), rice planter, president of Wilmington & Raleigh Railroad Company and Governor (1836-1841), first elected by popular vote. Purchased in 1885 by J. Pembroke Jones (1858-1919), capitalist; and wife, Sarah W....
    • The Glenn

    • Hotel designed by owner and manager Mrs. W. R. Yopp, (E. Naomi Mintz-Yopp, 1891-1972), and built by contractor A. B. Yopp. After her death, the hotel has remained in the family and continues to be operated by daughter, E. Naomi Yopp. Many...
    • William Benjamin Gould and sons

    • African American Sailors
    • William B. Gould, seated, a veteran of the Civil War and his six sons, including three First Lieutenants, One Major in the Reserve, and two Privates. William Benjamin Gould was a contraband, a slave who escaped to behind Union lines during the...
    • B'nai Israel Sukkah

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Jewish, holidays, ceremonies, religious, Succoth
    • Inside a Sukkah, Rabbi Robert Waxman and children of B'nai Israel Synagogue review the Lulav and Etrog (ceremonial branches of palm, willow and myrtle with citron fruit).
    • Alice B. Moore Sisson Collection

    • Sisson, Alice B. Moore (1919-2004); Sisson, William Eliason (1910-1997); Borden Family; Moore Family; Henderson Familly; Lee Family
    • The collection mainly consists of personal papers of and about Mrs. Sisson, her family and their achievements. She was her family's chronicler. The collection contains photographs, newspaper articles, programs, deeds of property, and biographical...
    • Latimer House

    • Italianate style house built for Zebulon Latimer (1810-1881), native of Glastonbury, Connecticut, commission merchant; and wife, Elizabeth Savage (1819-1904). Remained in family unitl 1963 when purchased by the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society,...
    • Loughlin Cottage

    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Joseph J. Loughlin (1881-1918); and wife, Eleanor King (1885-1941), native of Philadelphia. He was secretary-treasurer and general manager of the New Hanover Transit Company, a primary developer of Carolina Beach....
    • Portrait of John B. Lovering

    • studio portrait
    • Portrait of John B. Lovering, brother of Theodore and Daisy Lovering. Census records indicate that of seven or eight children in the Lovering family, only Theodore and Daisy survived to later adulthood. Theodore married Susan Kidder Meares...


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