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    • Joel Cook Pretlow

    • Lumber trade; Manufacturing industries
    • Portrait of Joel Cook Pretlow. Joel Cook Pretlow (1874-1949) was born in Dublin, IN and raised in Old Dominion, VA. He moved to Pender County, NC as a teenager and started to work in the local lumber business. Pretlow eventually moved to...
    • Cook-Matthews House

    • Queen Anne style cottage built by Abraham B. Cook (1839-1908), carpenter, who constructed several buildings in the neighborhood; and wife Eliza A. (1840-1912), used as their residence. In 1913, purchased by daughter Allena C. Matthews (1880-1968);...
    • Peyton Hoge House

    • Queen Anne style house built according to the drawings prepared by first owner, the Rev. Peyton Harrison Hoge (1858-1940), native of Hampden-Sydney, VA and minister of First Presbyterian Church (1885-1899); and wife, Mary Stuart Holladay...
    • Union School

    • schools, downtown, children, Union School, Sixth Street, Ann Street
    • Union School, NW corner 6th and Ann St. 2nd Public School of City Schools. "Big Union" Mr. John J. Blair (Superintendent), Miss Nellie Cook, Miss Addie Meares, LeGrande Sisters, Miss Maude Kingsbury and Miss Parsley (Teachers)
    • Isaac Bear School, 2nd Grade Class

    • Children; Second Grade (Education)
    • Photograph of the Isaac Bear School 2nd Grade Class, 1939-40, standing on the school steps. The picture was donated by Betty Loughlin Sylivant (1932- ), who is on the far right of the third row from the bottom. From left to right: Row 1 - Faye...
    • Westerman House

    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Fredrick W. Westerman (1868-1928), carpenter; and wife, Annie Allen (1868-1942). Residence of sons, James (1892-1979) and Allen (1907-1985), cabinet makers and carpenters. House remained in family for...
    • NCRPC0938

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Miss Mariam Inez Cook, sponsor from Concord, NC, was the winner of a school war bond selling contest. She came to Wilmington to christen the S.S. Simoon on May 14, 1945. It was the 214th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company.
    • Sampson-Johnson House

    • Greek Revival style house built by James D. Sampson (1801-1861), free black carpenter. Purchased in 1872 by Fannie Starr (1833-1911), wife of Alexander Johnson (1825-1890), native of Lumberton, turpentine distiller. Acquired by daughter, Miss Kate...
    • McGhee House

    • Residence built for Henry McGhee (1869-1918), cook; and wife, Elizabeth Whitehead (1873-1931). Three of their eleven children remained in the house after their parents deaths: Hettie, a seamstress; Mozelle, a Peabody School teacher; and Lisbon...
    • Ernie W. Allen

    • United States. Army; Columbus County (N.C.)
    • Head shot of Ernie Allen. The back of the photo is labeled, "To Junior Allen from Ernie Allen." Junior refers to Leo Allen, Jr. Ernie Will Allen (1945-1969) was born in Columbus County, NC. He was a cook in Germany in the United States Army. He...
    • Robert E. Allen

    • Air Force; Columbus County, (N.C.)
    • Robert E. Allen in Air Force uniform about age 17 Robert E. Allen (1931-1998) was born in Columbus County, NC. He volunteered for the Air Force when he was 16 years old. He was based in California and in Alaska, and was a cook for the officers'...
    • Shirley Gilbert

    • Television news anchors; Women broadcasters
    • Shirley Gilbert on the WWAY-TV set at their Front Street studio. Shirley Cook Gilbert (1946-1999) was a mainstay in local television from 1976-1996. She received a degree in creative arts from the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 1975. ...
    • Blessing of the Fleet (2)

    • Wilmington, Carolina Beach, New Hanover County, North Carolina, churches, denominations, hotels, Wrightsville Beach, Intracoastal Waterway, priests, chalices
    • The Very Reverend Michael Karloutsos (front) from St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church (608 S. College Rd.) blesses some of the boats on the Blockade Runner dock in Banks Channel. The other 2 ministers are Reverend Robert Cook from St. James...
    • Love-Pretlow House

    • Craftsman style house built for William Walter Love (1877-1930), wholesale grocer and president of Carolina Packing Co.; and wife, Bettie Johnson (1880-1964). Purchased in 1923 by Annie Paddison Pretlow (1876-1959); wife of Joel Cook Pretlow...


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