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    • Human Relations Commission Staff

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    • Photograph of the Human Relations Commission Staff. Front row, left to right: Mary Owens, July Fussell, Pat Melvin, Cathy Morgan. Standing, left to right: Dave Jackson, Bill Jessup, John Davis. Formerly known as the Bi-Racial Committee, the Human...
    • Martha Blount Simpson

    • North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission
    • Head shot of Martha Blount Simpson. Martha Blount Simpson (1943- ) was appointed to the North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission by Governor Jim Martin in 1988. She was not re-appointed in 1992 due to the fact that her family owned a tree farm...
    • Historic District Commission

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    • Photograph of the Brooks Warehouse site, at the foot of Orange Street in what would become Claude Howell Park. The construction probably has to do with the River Walk in Wilmington, NC. Left to right: Unknown, Claude Howell, Isabel Letho, Rev....
    • William Lord deRosset

    • deRosset, William Lord,1832-1910
    • Published photograph of W.L. deRosset. William Lord deRosset (1832-1910) was the oldest son of Dr. Armand John deRosset and his first wife Eliza Lord deRosset. He helped establish the Clarendon Iron Works in Wilmington after he returned from...
    • George Kirby, Ben Chavis, and Angela Davis

    • Chavis, Ben, 1948- ; Kirby, George, ?-1997; Davis, Angela, 1944-
    • Photograph of George Kirby, Ben Chavis and Angela Davis, and unknown supporter. Ben Chavis (1948 - ) is originally from Oxford, North Carolina. He was a minister from the United Church of Christ's Commission for Racial Justice at the time of...
    • Rinaldo Burrus Page

    • Wilmington star-news (Wilmington, N.C.); Newspaper publishing; North Carolina State Port Authority
    • Portrait of Rinaldo B. Page. Rinaldo Burrus Page (1890-1955) was born in Columbus, GA. Born into family with a long and prominent history in southern journalism, Page began his career working as a staff member for various newspapers owned by his...
    • The Reverend Andrew Howell

    • New Hanover Historical Commission, Andrew Howell
    • The Reverend Andrew Howell formed and was the 1st Chairman of the New Hanover Historical Commission that was responsible for obtaining funds in order to place markers identifying historical locations within the community.
    • James J. Allen House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for James Joseph Allen (1874-1953), native of Michigan, commission merchant and wholesale grocer; and wife, Marion Banks (1878-1967). Purchased in 1912 by John Haar (1844-1921), Register of Deeds for 18 years;...
    • Opal Herring

    • Wilmington (N.C.); Women
    • Newspaper photograph used in Opal Herring's wedding announcement. Opal Viola Herring (1922-2011) married Edwin Love West at Temple Baptist Church in 1939. She attended Isaac Bear and New Hanover High Schools. She was employed by the State of...
    • Dr. Bertram Williams

    • Williams family, physicians
    • Dr. Bertram R. Williams (1920-), son of Ralph B. and Bessie Sutton Williams, was born on July 4th, 1920 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He married Miss Ellen Shannon and attended UNC-Chapel Hill (1940) and Vanderbilt University, where he recieved...
    • NCRPC0852

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching part of the S.S. Torrance on June 6, 1944. Pictured left to right are W.H. Blakeman, assistant director of the U.S. Maritime Commission; Mrs. Land; Mrs. DeKay; Admiral Jules James, United States Navy commandant of the VI Naval District;...
    • Cowan House

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    • Believed to have been constructed by Jane Cowan, second wife of Governor Edward B. Dudley and remained in Cowan family until 1871. Purchased by Captain W.P. Oldham (1836-1918), commission merchant, grist mill owner, clerk of the board of audit and...
    • Zebulon Latimer House

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

    • African American mayors; Southport (N.C.)
    • Head shot used in a newspaper article on James Harold Davis. James Harold Davis (1939-2003 ) was one of Southport's leading citizens in the 1970s. He was Mayor Pro-Tem of Southport from 1976-1978, Town Clerk, City Alderman, and Vice Chairman of...
    • Cumming-Duls House

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    • Italianate style house built for Preston Cumming (1843-1914), commission merchant; and wife, Virginia Lilly (1848-1892). Purchased in 1886 by Jacob W. Dulls (1852-1915), retail grocer; and wife, Katherine Gieschen (1863-1911), both natives of...
    • 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...
    • Donald Pierce Blake

    • Blake, Donald 1924-; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners
    • Picture taken of Donald Pierce Black at the New Hanover County Airport. Donald Pierce Blake (1924- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was the first student body president of Wilmington College (now the University of North Carolina Wilmington), as...
    • Right Reverend Doctor Thomas Campbell Darst

    • Darst, Thomas C. (Thomas Campbell), 1875-1948; Clergy
    • Portrait of Right Reverend Doctor Thomas Campbell Darst. Thomas Campbell Darst (1875-1948) was born in Pulaski, VA. He attended Roanoke College and the Virginia Theological Seminary, graduating in 1902. He was ordained a deacon in that year and a...
    • Beverly Tetterton

    • Tetterton, Beverly; Tetterton, Glen; Special librarians; Women archivists; Genealogy and local history; Women historians
    • Photograph of Beverly Tetterton at the New Hanover County Courthouse. Beverly S. Tetterton-Opheim is a native of Williamsburg, Virginia, the youngest daughter of Ella Virginia Levorsen and Lester Norvin Opheim. Mrs. Tetterton and her husband Glenn...

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