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    • First Church of Christ, Scientist

    • 17th St., Market St., Church of Christ Scientist, churches, Mary Bridgers, Carolina Heights, neoclassic
    • This building was built in 1907, on the Southeast corner of 17th and Market Streets, in the neoclasical revival style. Four columns dcorate the front along with arched windows. When the church moved to a new site Temple Baptist Church bought the...
    • Rev. Dr. A. J. Wilson

    • A. M. E. Church
    • Copy of a black and white newspaper photograph of the Rev. Dr. A.J. Wilson. Rev. Dr. Allen Jeffrey Wilson (1870-?) was the pastor of several A.M.E. churches throughout North Carolina, including Wilmington's St. Stephen A.M.E. from 1913-1917. ...
    • John Aaron Orrell

    • Accounting; Standard Oil Company; County government
    • Portrait of John Aaron Orell. John Aaron Orell (1875-1950) was born in Wilmington, NC. At a very early age, Orell began working for Acme Manufacturing Company and then for Standard Oil Company. While with Standard Oil, he also began to study...
    • Oil Refinery Sign

    • advertisement, signs, Brunswick County, North Carolina, non-profit, citizens group
    • Schloss billboard in a weeded area "The oil refinery, the more you know about it, the less you're gonna like it. Coastal Carolina Crossroads
    • James Benson Dudley

    • African American educators; African American newspaper editors; African American freemasonry; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Studio portrait of James Dudley. James Benson Dudley (1859-1925)was born in Wilmington, NC, to John Bishop and Annie Hatch Dudley, who were slaves of Edward B. Dudley, Governor of North Carolina. He majored in elementary education at Shaw...
    • Clyde Simmons

    • African American football players; Philadelphia Eagles (football team)
    • Head shot of Clyde Simmons. Clyde Simmons (1964- ) was born in Lane, SC. He went to New Hanover High School in Wilmington, NC and graduated from Western Carolina University. He was a 9th round draft pick for the Philadelphia Eagles in 1986 as a...
    • Dr. Leroy W. Upperman

    • African American physicians
    • Photograph of Dr. Leroy W. Upperman. Dr. Leroy Wenford Upperman (1913-1996) was the first resident physician at the new Community Hospital built in Wilmington, NC in 1939. He entered private practice in Wilmington in 1941, and was very active in...
    • Hubert Eaton, Sr.

    • African American Physicians; Eaton, Hubert A. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991; African American tennis players; Segregation
    • Studio Portrait of Hubert Eaton, Sr. Hubert A. Eaton, Sr. (1916-1991) was born in Fayetteville, NC. He received his Bachelor of Science from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte NC in 1937, and went on to the University of Michigan, where he...
    • Robert Chestnut and Edward Gibbs

    • African American Pilots
    • Post WWII African American flying school, Wilmington, Chestnut on left and Gibbs on right in picture. Edward Albertis Gibbs (1919-1969) was a civilian flight instructor in Tuskegee, Alabama during WWII. In 1947 he started the Atlantic School of...
    • George R. McCracken

    • African American police chiefs; Southport (N.C.)
    • Southport police chief George R. McCracken talking on the radio in his patrol car. George R. McCracken (1941-2013) joined the Southport Police Department in the 1960s, becoming one of the first black police officers in the state of North...
    • 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...
    • Victoria Lofton

    • African American women--North Carolina
    • black and white photograph of Victoria Lofton. Victoria Lofton (nee Williams) (1883-1949) was a very active member of the Wilmington black community. She led the local branch of the United Order of Tents, a mutual aid society for the black...
    • Bonnie Murray

    • African American women educators
    • Photograph of Bonnie Murray in the North Carolina Room of the New Hanover County Public Library. Bonnie Murray ( ) was an educator in the New Hanover County School System for 35 years. She was originally from Fayetteville, NC, but has lived in...
    • Mary Magaline Jefferson

    • African American women; Hampstead (N.C.)
    • Family photograph from obituary. Mary Magaline Jefferson (1934-2013) was born in Goochland, Va. Her parents were James Scott and Ella Watson Scott. She was a resident of Hampstead, NC.
    • Frederick Cutlar Sadgwar, Sr.

    • African Americans--History; Carpenters; African American business enterprises; Freedmen's schools and textbooks
    • Copy of a photograph of Frederick C. Sadgwar, Sr. used in a newspaper story honoring him at the Cape Fear Museum. Frederick Cutlar Sadgwar, Sr. (1843-1925) was a local carpenter who did much to promote African American businesses in Wilmington,...
    • The Wilmington Journal Collection, 1953-1977

    • African Americans -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- Newspapers; African American newspapers -- North Carolina
    • The box of newspapers contains twelve editions of The Wilmington Journal before it burned in 1971 and one after 1971. The library also has microfilmed copies of The Wilmington Journal from 1974 to 1982. From 1983 to present day the library has...
    • Edgar William Gaither

    • Agricultural extension work; Chemists
    • Portrait of Edgar William Gaither. Edgar William Gaither (1879-1961) was born in Davie County, NC. He graduated from North Carolina State College in 1904, and worked as a chemist for a number of different companies. In 1919, Gaither became the...
    • Crew members wash a plane

    • airplane, Wilmington, North Carolina
    • Head lineman, Larry George (left) and Tracy Lineback, assistant head lineman, of Aeronautics, Inc. wash down a Gulf Air Charter 727-100 at the New Hanover County Airport.
    • Walton family at the airport

    • Airports
    • The Walton family at the Wilmington Airport. Left to right: Vistula Burton Walton (1901-1997; Mrs. Noah Francis Walton); her daughter, Carolyn Ann Walton (1937- ), age 11; son, James Burton Walton (1922-2004); and James' wife, June Stewart Smith...

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