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    • Elaine and Carter Brown

    • New Hanover County (N.C.); Families; Teachers
    • Studio portrait of Elaine Brown holding her daughter Carter in her lap. Elaine Carter Brown (1943- ) taught in the New Hanover County school system for many years. Carter Brown (1974- ) is a native of Wilmington, NC.
    • Roy Brown

    • Burgaw (N.C.); Antique dealers
    • Thelma and Roy Brown restoring a trunk behind their store in Burgaw. Thelma Marie Croom Brown (1930-2009) and her husband Roy N. Brown (1912-1997?) ran an antiques store called Wagon Wheel Antiques in Burgaw, Pender County, for 20 years.
    • Curtis Brown

    • Astronauts--United States; Retired military personnel; United States. Air Force--Airmen
    • Color photograph of Curtis Brown in astronaut uniform. Curtis L. Brown (1956- ) was born in Elizabethtown, Bladen County, NC. He served as a pilot and mission commander on over six NASA space flights. He was also inducted into the U.S. Astronaut...
    • Lydia Knox & Hilburn Johnson

    • Bladen County (N.C.); Martin County (N.C.); Farmers
    • Lydia Knox and Hilburn Gray Johnson. Lydia Knox (1894-1969) married Hilburn Johnson (1894-1919). They are the grandparents of Elaine Brown. Lydia was born in Martin County, NC and passed away in Virgnia. Hilburn was a farmer and lived in the...
    • Archibauld Cameron Johnson

    • Sampson County (N.C.); Bladen County (N.C.)
    • Archibauld Cameron Johnson Archibauld Cameron Johnson (1850-1913) was born in Sampson County, NC. His first marriage was to Sarah Register (1851-1891). His second marriage was in 1892 to Emmaline Smith (1871-1957) of Bladen County, NC. He is...
    • Elaine C. Brown

    • Alpha Delta Kappa; Women educators
    • Color photograph of Elaine Brown on Faculty Hat Day. Elaine C. Brown (1943- ) taught for 36 years, 15 of them at Myrtle Grove Middle School as the Language Arts teacher. She is a member of the women educator's sorority, Alpha Kappa Delta, Delta...
    • W. C. Brown

    • African Americans--History; Riots
    • Wilmington City Detective W. C. Brown leaves the Pender County Courthouse in Burgaw, NC after testifying in the post conviction hearing of the Wilmington Ten. W.C. Brown denied that he bribed Eric Junious with a mini-bike in exchange for his...
    • Men Playing Checkers

    • Brooklyn Arts District, Wilmington, NC
    • On any given afternoon, the cab stand at the corner of Nixon and Brown street is the place for the Brooklyn neighborhood checker players. This particular afternoon was a little wet, so the crowd was down. Here, Lloyd McKoy and Gerald Brown take...
    • Ancestral Paintings.

    • Elizabeth Adair, Samuel Marshall, Portraits
    • Belonging to the Thomas W. Brown collection, the paintings are of Elizabeth Adair (1774-1844) and Samuel Marshall. The Brown residence was at 114 Orange Street
    • Vocal ensemble at St. John's Art Museum

    • Singers; Wilmington (N.C.); University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Cameron Art Museum
    • Small a cappella vocal ensemble performing for an event at St. John's Art Museum (now Cameron Art Museum) in Wilmington, NC. From left to right: Margaret Hickman (1951- ), Tandy Brown (1956- ), Susan Deankel (1946- ), Thad Dankel (1942- ). ...
    • Thomas W. Brown House

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    • Greek Revival style house built as rental property for Thomas W. Brown (1803-1872), native of New York, jeweler, watch maker, and silversmith; and wife, Sarah Elizabeth Beebe (1819-1898). Purchased in 1913 and moved from Walnut Street by James M....
    • Brown-Lord House

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    • Basement timbers indicate house was here prior to the American Revolution. Robert Wells purchased this property in 1773. John Brown married Annabella Wells and lived here for many years. Property inherited by Columbia Brown Lord in 1857. Remained...
    • NCRPC01877

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the Joseph A. Brown on April 30, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company located in Wilmington, NC. Mrs. E.K. Proctor, daughter of Joseph A. Brown, was listed as the sponsor.
    • Wrightsville Beach, NC - Station One.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Station One
    • Banks Channel, showing the beach car trestle from Harbor Island to the beach. The Oceanic Hotel and the Green Lantern Tea Room (built over Banks Channel) are in the background. The 1935 fishing fleet captains included Walter Stokely, Willie Moore,...
    • Mary Jane Langdon House

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    • Italianate style house built for Mary Jane Halsey Langdon (1799-1883), widow of Samuel Langdon (1786-1832), merchant, to replace residence that burned. Inherited by granddaughter Jane Young (1849-1930), and husband, Thomas D. Meares, C.S.A....

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