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    • Wilmington City Council

    • City Councils
    • Wilmington city council at city hall. June 1, 1971-May 31, 1972. From left to right: City Clerk Claire Hughes (1919- ?), Councilman Herbert B. Brand (1905-2005), Councilman Luther M. Cromartie (? -1989), City Manager J. H. Jones , Mayor B. D....
    • James E. L. Wade Collection, 1917-1980

    • Wade, James E. L., -- 1889-1980 -- Correspondence; Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company -- History; Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen -- History; Wade Realty Company (Wilmington, N.C.) --Correspondence; United Service Organizations (U.S.) --...
    • This collection deals largely with James E. L. Wade’s involvement in the public eye in Wilmington beginning with his career as a city councilman and later as mayor of Wilmington in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The first box contains two folders...
    • City Market - 100 block, South Front Street

    • S. Front Street, City Market
    • The City Market at 120-124 South Front Street, was built in 1879-1880 by the Wilmington Market Company and was sold to the City of Wilmington in 1882. The building was a two-story structure, with two towers on Front Street. In 1919, the market...
    • Katherine Moore

    • City councils; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Katherine Bell Moore at her office. Katherine Bell Moore (1941- ) was elected to the Wilmington, NC City Council from 1991 to 2005. She also served as Mayor Pro-Tem during that time. She lost her re-election bid after that and has since moved...
    • Jerry Watts

    • Tabor City (N.C.); Fire departments
    • Photograph of Jerry Watts, Tabor City Commissioner. Jerry Wayne Watts (1934- ) was a Tabor City, NC Commissioner in the early 1980s. He also worked in the city fire department for over 25 years, part of that time as the chief of the fire...
    • Dexter Blizzard

    • Surf City (N.C.); City councils; Topsail Island (N.C.)
    • Head shot of Dexter Blizzard. Dexter William Blizzard (1955- ) was a candidate for Surf City Town Council in 1997. He won his seat and also became Mayor Pro Tem in 2001. Surf City is a town in Pender County on Topsail Island.
    • Charles Venson Medlin

    • Surf City (N.C.); City councils
    • Black and white photograph used in the newspaper obituary for Charles Venson Medlin. Charles Venson Medlin (1923-1998) was a longtime businessman in Surf City, NC. He was a native of North Carolina, having been born in Nash County. He was an...
    • City Hall, Wilmington, N.C.

    • Government buildings, City Hall, Italianate, Classical Revival
    • Wilmington's City Hall was built in 1855-1858. The mammoth Italianate and Classical Revival-style was unusual for a small city. It is located on 3rd Street in downtown Wilmington.
    • City Hall

    • City Hall, Italiante, Classical Revival, architecture, historic buildings, municipal buildings
    • Wilmington's City Hall was built in 1855-1858. The building's architectural style is Italianate and classical revival. It is located on 3rd Street, between Chestnut and Princess, in downtown Wilmington.
    • Daniel D. Cameron

    • City council members; Businessmen; World War, 1939-1945
    • Photograph of Daniel D. Cameron. Daniel D. Cameron (1921-2005) was born in Wilmington, NC. He is a graduate of New Hanover High School and attended the Virginia Military Institute, graduating as 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army in 1942. Cameron...
    • Peter Grear

    • Lawyers; City Councils; Educators
    • News photograph that ran in a political advertisement for Peter Grear for City Council. Peter Grear (1944- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He graduated from Williston High School in 1962, and ran for the Wilmington City Council in 1977. He is an...
    • Panoramic view of Third Street, looking southeast.

    • Third Street, Courthouse, Annex, City Hall, Thalian Hall, Colonial Apartments, St. James Episcopal Church, Churches, First Baptist Church, St. Paul's Evangelical Church
    • View is from what looks to be from a roof top or upper floor of one of the buildings on the west side of the 300 block of North Third Street. The City Hall, New Hanover Courthouse and Annex and the Colonial Apartments are among the buildings seen...


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