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    • Arthur Bertram Skelding

    • Yale University; Wrightsville Beach (N.C.)
    • Arthur Bertram Skelding posing for a picture, probably in D.C. Arthur Bertram Skelding (1868-1957) was born in Connecticut, and was a graduate of Yale Univeristy with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He married Clara Dorothy Ames of...
    • Henry Bacon, Jr.

    • Bacon, Henry, 1866-1924; Architects; Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
    • Photograph of Henry Bacon, Jr. Henry Bacon, Jr. (1866-1924) spent his childhood in Smithville (Southport) and Wilmington, NC while his father, Henry Bacon, Sr. engineered "The Rocks" down by Ft. Fisher. Henry Bacon, Jr. became a prominent...
    • Portrait of James Walker, Architect

    • Walker family, Architects, Builders, Philanthropists, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, portraiture
    • This portrait of James Walker can be found hanging on a wall at UNC-Wilmington. James Walker, (1826-1901) was born in Scotland and came to the U.S. (New York), with his brother at the age of 12. He started out as a stone mason, then later moved to...
    • Alex Manly

    • Armstrong Association of Philadelphia; African American newspaper editors; Wilmington Race Riot, Wilmington, N.C., 1898
    • Portrait of Alex Manly. Alex Manly (1866-1944) was born in Wake County, North Carolina to parents who were freed slaves of Governor Charles Manly. It is believed that Alex Manly is the son of Governor Manly. He attended the Hampton Institute where...
    • Neil Marcus Woodcock

    • Atkinson (N.C.); Pender County (N.C.) Board of Commissioners; World War II
    • Head shot used in newspaper article on Mr. Neil Marcus Woodcock's death. Neil Marcus Woodcock (1917-1999) was born in Atkinson, Pender County, NC. He was a 1933 graduate of Atkinson High School, and served in World War II for two and a half...
    • Bachelor Auction Winning Bid

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Wrightsville Ave., auctions, charities, bachelorette, radio stations, WGNI, crowd, audience
    • Peter Fensel, in tuxedo jacket and satin pants, reacts postitively as he is bid off to the highest paying female during Friday night's Bid for Bachelors at the Galleria near Wrightsville Beach. Auctioneer D.C. North leads his unidentified date to...
    • Bishop Herbert Bell Shaw

    • Shaw, Herbert Bell, 1908-1980; African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; African Americans--North Carolina--Wilmington
    • Photograph of Bishop Shaw standing at the altar of an African Methodist Episcopal Zion (A.M.E.Z) church. Bishop Herbert Bell Shaw (1908-1985) was born in Wilmington, NC and received his early education from local public schools. He later...
    • Caroline Sadgwar Manley

    • Sopranos (Singers); African American Women
    • Photograph of Caroline Sadgwar Manley. Caroline Sadgwar Manley (1871-1965) was born in Wilmington, NC. She was a student at the Gregory Normal School and was awarded a scholarship to attend Fisk University in Nashville. Known as "Carrie," she...
    • Portrait of James Walker

    • Walker family, Architects, builders, philanthropists, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, portraits
    • Portrait of James Walker now hanging on wall at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. James Walker, (1826-1901) was born in Scotland and came to the U.S. (New York), with his brother, at the age of 12. He started out as a stone mason,...
    • Owens House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Charles W. Owens (1895-1968), civil engineer; and wife, Dollie Braxton (1899-1991). Purchased in 1938 by Robert P. Huffman, veterinarian and County Health Department food and dairy inspector for thirty years. ...
    • Sadie Plunkitt Vick

    • Actresses; Musical theater
    • Photograph of Sara Ann Plunkitt Vick. Sara Ann "Sadie" Plunkitt (1873-1957) was born in Manhattan, NY. She grew up in Manhattan and was a member of "The Belle of New York" theatrical company. She performed with the company in numerous productions...
    • Dr. George Koseruba

    • Koseruba family, physicians, Pediatricians
    • Dr. George M. Koseruba was the son of a Russian couple who immigrated to Canada. He attended Southern California's Loma Linda University where he earned his M.D. He came to Wilmington in 1939 and served his internship and first year residency at...
    • Hiroshi Sueyoshi

    • Pottery; Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum;
    • Hiroshi Sueyoshi working on a student's vase during a pottery class at the Pancoe Art Center in the Cameron Art Museum. Hiroshi Sueyoshi (1946- ), master potter, exhibitor, and teacher/mentor, has lived in North Carolina since 1971, and...
    • Coast Guard

    • U.S. Coast Guard, Vietnam, The Mendota, Willard J. Smith
    • A U.S. Coast Guard cutter docks in Wilmington after returning from a 10-month tour of duty off of the coast of Vietnam. The Mendota was based out of Wilmington since 1947. Coast Guard families, locals, and dignitaries including Coast Guard...
    • Dr. Calvin MacKay

    • MacKay family, Plymette family, physicians
    • Dr. James Calvin Mackay (1924-), son of William Henry, M.D., and Florence Gompers McKay, was born in Washington, D.C., May 3rd, 1924. He married Miss Shirley Plymette and attended Cornell University (1944) and Bowman Gray (1947). He was in private...
    • Vollers-Hardin-Walker House

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    • Queen Anne style house built by and for Louis Henry Vollers (1862-1943), native of Point Caswell, building contractor; and wife, Susan A. Barnhhill (1862-1942). Purchased in 1900 by John Haywood Hardin (1853-1932), native of Washington, D.C.,...
    • Dr. Avant House & Office

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    • Colonial Revival style house and office built for Frank W. Avant (1876-1973), physician, native of Southport; and wife, Florence L. Nichols (1887-1962), native of Newark, NJ. He was a founder of Community Hospital, president of the New Hanover...
    • Graveside Marker, James Walker, Oakdale Cemetery

    • Walker Family, Cemeteries, Wilmington, Architects, Builders, Gravestones
    • James Walker, (1826-1901) was born in Scotland and came to the U.S. (New York), with his brother, at the age of 12. He started out as a stone mason, then later moved to Washington D.C. to help work on the Capitol and the Smithsonian Institute,...
    • Karine Welsh Lennon

    • Women
    • Head shot of Karine Welsh Lennon. Karine Welsh Lennon (1909-2006) was the wife of Alton Asa Lennon, U.S. Congressman from North Carolina from 1934-1942, for more than 50 years. She was born in New Haven, CT, and is buried with her husband in...

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