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    • Mary McLeod Bethune

    • Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955; National Council of Negro Women; African American women
    • Copy print of Mary McLeod Bethune. Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955) was born in South Carolina, the daughter of slaves. From these beginnings she went on to found Bethune Cookman College in Daytona Beach, FL, and the National Council of Negro...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • James Malcolm Hall, Jr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; City council members; Pharmacists
    • Portrait of James Malcolm Hall, Jr. James Malcolm "Mike" Hall, Jr. (1906-1975) was born in Wilmington, NC, the son of James Malcolm Hall, Sr. and Ethel Hall. Hall attended New Hanover High School and graduated from the pharmacy school at the...
    • Robert Terry Gandy

    • City Councils
    • Robert Terry Gandy, city council candidate in 1995 Robert Terry Gandy(1950- ) ran for a seat on the Wilmington City Council in 1995. He ran as a Democrat, and was a retired Wilmington Police sergant and licensed private investigator. He wanted...
    • Derick G. S. Davis

    • University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Picture used by the funeral home in Mr. Davis' obituary and funeral program. Derick G. S. Davis (1920-2004) was born in Richmond, VA, and lived in Wilmington, NC. He was Professor Emeritus at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW),...
    • George Harriss

    • Judge advocates; City council members; North Carolina. Home Guard
    • Portrait of George Harriss. George Harris (1863-1934) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in the private schools of Wilmington and attended Cape Fear Academy. For a period of 17 years, Harriss worked for his father's ship broking business....
    • 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...
    • B. D. Schwartz

    • Wilmington College; City Council members; Legislators
    • Studio black and white picture of B. D. Schwartz. Benjamin D. Schwartz (1909-2001) led a long life of service to the citizens of the Wilmington, NC area. He was born in Poland and came to Wilmington with his mother and father when he was four and...
    • Madafo Lloyd Wilson

    • Storytellers; Griots; African American--History
    • Digital image of Madafo Lloyd Wilson telling a traditional African story. Lloyd Wilson (1947- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended Williston High School where he was a member of the Glee Club. Wilson is renowned as a storyteller, musician,...
    • Dino De Laurentiis, Martha Schumacher, and Frank Capra

    • Capra, Frank, 1934-2007; De Laurentiis, Dino; Motion picture industry
    • Newspaper clipping of a photograph of De Laurentiis (left), Schumacher (standing), and Capra (right). Frank Capra, Jr. (1934-2007), the son of a legendary Hollywood director, became a movie producer and president of EUE Screen Gems Studios in...
    • Oscar Andrew DuRant

    • City council members; Bridges; Businessmen; Brunswick County (N.C.)
    • Portrait of Oscar Andrew DuRant. Oscar Andrew DuRant (1862-1944) was born in Town Creek, Brunswick County, NC. He was educated in the public schools of Brunswick County and then went to work for his father's public grain mill company. In 1892 he...
    • 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...
    • Bus Accident

    • New Hanover, North Carolina
    • Wilmington police officers, J.D. Wright, and B.L. Daniels, prepare their report following a school bus/car collision at the intersection of 13th Street and Wooster Street early Wednesday morning. The bus driver, Larry Lloyd, had just dropped off a...
    • Walter Hutchinson Blair

    • Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; City council members
    • Portrait of Walter Hutchinson Blair. Walter Hutchinson Blair (1890-1961) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in both public and private schools in the area. Blair began work as a cashier at the Southern Bell Telephone Company and...
    • Walter Edward Yopp

    • Undertakers and undertaking; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; City council members
    • This image is a portrait of Walter Yopp. Walter Edward Yopp (1860-1933) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended public school in Wilmington and became associated early on with his father, Samuel L. Yopp, as a mortician. In 1893, he established...
    • Philip Gerard

    • Gerard, Philip; Authors
    • Philip Gerard in an unspecified library. Philip Gerard (1955- ) has written several books, both fiction and non-fiction. One of his best-known, "Cape Fear Rising," details the 1898 Race Riots in Wilmington, NC. He has written scripts for PBS,...

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