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    • Archibald Ray Black

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Sheriffs; Teacher educators
    • Portrait of Archibald Black. Archibald Ray Black (1823-1889) was born near Point Caswell on the Black River in Pender County, NC. He was a teacher at many Pender County Schools including Rocky Point Academy, Willard and Point Caswell Academy....
    • Duncan McEachern

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Grocery trade; North Carolina Association of County Commissioners
    • Studio portrait of Duncan McEachern. Duncan McEachern (1859-1925) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was in the wholesale grocery business and purchased an interest in the Holmes Grocery Company after the death of Gabriel Holmes. He also owned a naval...
    • Addison Hewlett, Sr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.) Board of Commissioners; Truck Farmers; North Carolina Association of County Commissioners
    • Portrait of Addison Hewlett, Sr. Addison Hewlett, Sr. (1876-1954) was born on Masonboro Sound, the son of Elijah and Almira Hewlett. He attended Masonboro Community School and Wake Forest College. Hewlett worked as a truck farmer on Waterside...
    • John Terrell

    • Pender County (N.C.); New Hanover County Public Library (New Hanover County, N.C.)
    • Outdoors photograph of John Terrell. John Terrell worked for the New Hanover County Public Library in the circulation department in the 1990s. Later he worked for the County Inspections Department. As a member of the Libertarian Party he felt it...
    • Claud "Buck" O'Shields, Jr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; North Carolina Association of County Commissioners; Real estate agents
    • Portrait of Claud "Buck" O'Shields, Jr. Claud O'Shields, Jr. (1941-) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended New Hanover High School and Wilmington College. O'Shields worked for WECT-TV from 1958 to 1973. Since 1973, he has been working in the...
    • 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...
    • Joseph Wallace Little

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Publishers and publishing
    • Portrait of Joseph Wallace Little. Joseph Wallace Little (1886-1955) was born in Mecklenburg County, NC. He was educated in Mecklenburg County schools and at the North Carolina Military Academy. Little moved to Wilmington, NC in 1905, and was...
    • Leon Ersel Broadhurst

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; Engineers
    • Portrait of Leon Ersel Broadhurst. Leon Ersel Broadhurst (1910-1971) was born in Duplin County, NC. Broadhurst attended Calypso High School and became a professional auctioneer at the Calypso Produce Market. He worked as an engineer for the...
    • Karen Eckberg Gottovi

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; North Carolina. General Assembly; Reference librarians
    • Photograph of Karen Eckberg Gottovi. Karen Eckberg Gottovi (1941- ) was born in Rochester, NY. Gottovi was a Phi Betta Kappa scholar at Wells College and graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with an M.L.S. in Library...
    • Marsden Bellamy, Jr.

    • County attorneys; Legislators--United States
    • Portrait of Marsden Bellamy, Jr. Marsden Bellamy Jr. (1878-1968) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended Cape Fear Academy and the Horner Military Academy. Bellamy graduated from the University of North Carolina (now University of North Carolina...
    • Henry Louis Vollers

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Bankers; Grocery trade
    • Portrait of Henry Vollers. Henry Louis Vollers (1859-1922) was born in Wilmington, NC, the son of German immigrants. Vollers was in the grocery business, a member of the firm of Turrentine, Vollers & Company in 1889. He opened his own wholesale...
    • Howard Lacy Armistead, Jr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; City council members; North Carolina. Board of Alcoholic Control
    • Portrait of Howard Lacy Armistead, Jr. Howard Lacy Armistead, Jr. (1935- ) was born in Knoxville, TN. He graduated from Roanoke College and the Medical College of Virginia. Armistead interned at the James Walker Memorial Hospital and completed his...
    • Rev. Sidney A. Locks, Jr.

    • North Carolina. General Assembly
    • Photograph of Rev. Sidney A. Locks, Jr. when he served in the 136th session of the N.C. General Assembly as a representative of Robeson County. Reverend Sidney A. Locks, Jr. (1949- ) was born in Opelousas, LA. He earned a Master's in Divinity...
    • Katherine Howell

    • New Hanover County Public Library (New Hanover County, N.C.); Librarians; Women librarians; Local history; Historic preservation
    • Katherine Howell at the New Hanover County Public Library. Katherine Howell (1920-1990) became Head Librarian of the New Hanover County Public Library (NHCPL) in 1956, just in time to oversee its move from the 3rd floor of the Wilmington City Hall...
    • Louis T. Moore and James Edward Lee Wade

    • Moore, Louis Toomer, 1885-1961
    • Louis T. Moore (on right) and J. E. L. Wade, possibly at the dedication of the memorial to the men from the city and county who fought in WWI and WWII at Greenfield Lake. James E. L. Wade (1889-1980), consummate Wilmington politician and...
    • Robert Gardner Greer

    • United States. Coast Guard.
    • Photograph of Robert Gardner Greer. Robert "Bobby" Gardner Greer (1943- ) was born in Wilmington. He attended New Hanover High School and Wilmington College, graduating with a degree in business management. He then entered the U.S. Coast Guard and...
    • William Dallas Herring

    • Education--North Carolina
    • ( William) Dallas Herring was born in Rose Hill, North Carolina in 1916. He lived his entire life in the house in which he was born, which became the Duplin County Historical Foundation Library. He became the youngest mayor in the nation when he...
    • Mamie Smith Davis

    • Bladen County (N.C. )
    • Mamie Smith Davis sitting in a chair in someone's front yard in Bladen County, NC. Mamie Smith Davis (1879- 1965) is the great-grand-aunt of Elaine Brown. She lived in Bladen County, and is buried in Cypress Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
    • Mr. George Bellamy and Dr. Galloway

    • Bellamy family, Galloway family, physicians, Brunswick County
    • Mr. George Bellamy, also known as the "Duke" of Brunswick County, with Dr. Walter Curtis Galloway. Dr. Galloway (1851-1938), was born in Brunswick County, North Carolina.He earned his M.D. from Washington University in Baltimore (with honors) in...

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