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    • Parade of Returning First World War Soldiers

    • First World War, 81st Division, parade, World War I, horse, horses
    • Crowds line the West corners of North Front and Princess streets of Wilmington, N.C., for a parade of returning First World War soldiers in 1919. The center displays a horse drawn vehicle draped with the 81st "Wildcat" Division banner. The 81st...
    • Harriet and Jonathan Kimbro at Riverfest

    • Festivals; Cape Fear River (N.C.)
    • A photograph showing Harriet Kimbro (far left) and her son, Jonathan, downtown by the river at a display for Poplar Grove Plantation at Riverfest 1982. Riverfest began in 1979 and is celebrated in October every year. It runs along the Cape Fear...
    • John Van Bokklen Metts, Sr.

    • Metts, John VanB. (John VanBokkelen), 1876-1959; New Hanover County Board of Commissioners; World War, 1914-1918
    • Black and white photograph of John Van B. Metts, Sr., labeled "Uncle Jack at Camp Severe, 1917." This photograph was probably taken at Camp Sevier, SC, before the soldiers were shipped overseas. John is in the middle front row. John Van...
    • Dr. George Johnson

    • physicians, Surgeons, Johnson family
    • Dr. George W. Johnson (1897-1966) was born April 18th, 1897 in Wallace, N.C. He is the son of Charles A. and Ida Pure Johnson. He married Evelyn Hill and they had a son, George Johnson, Jr., who was Professor and Chief, Division of General Surgery,...
    • John Van Bokkelen Metts Sr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Insurance agents; North Carolina. Adjutant General
    • Portrait of John Van Bokkelen Metts, Sr. John Van Bokkelen Metts, Sr. (1876-1959) was born in Wilmington. He attended Tileston Normal School and Cape Fear Military Academy. In 1896, Metts enlisted in the Wilmington Light Infantry and fought in...
    • Edward Turberg

    • Turberg, Edward F.; Architectural historians; Historic preservation
    • Edward Turberg standing in front of his home in Wilmington, NC. Edward F. Turberg (1939- ) is a noted architectural historian, preservationist, author, and lecturer. He started his career at the North Carolina Division of Archives and History as...
    • Nineteenth Century Cistern Found at Third and Chestnut Streets

    • Wilmington, New Hanover county, North Carolina, downtown, historical finds, archaeologists, 19th century, 1800's, rain water, containers,
    • Rita Elliott, sitting on upturned bucket at right, takes down information from Ed Glazier, center, who is inside a 19th century cistern while an unidentified worker at top of photo digs outside the cistern. It was found under the parking area at...
    • Dr. George Johnson and Dr. William Dosher

    • Johnson family, Dosher family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. George W. Johnson (1897-1966), son of Charles A. and Ida Pure Johnson, was born April 18th, 1897, in Wallace, North Carolina. He married Miss Evelyn Hill and they had a son, George Johnson, Jr., who was Professor & Chief, Division of General...
    • Eliza Nutt Parsley

    • United Daughters of the Confederacy. Cape Fear Chapter No. 3
    • Copy of a painted portrait of Eliza Nutt Parsley. Eliza "Hallie" Hall Nutt Parsley (1842-1920) married William M. Parsley in 1862. He was in Company F of the 3rd NC Regiment, NC Infantry. He advanced to the rank of Lt. Colonel, and died...
    • Harry Meyer Solomon Papers, 1907-1955

    • Solomon, Harry Meyer, -- 1890-1962 -- Correspondence; Fick, Carl -- Correspondence; Solomon family; American Red Cross -- Wilmington, N.C. Chapter -- History; United States -- Army. -- American Expeditionary Forces -- 2nd Division --...
    • This collection contains one box of materials, and the majority of the documents are related to WWI. The first two folders are miscellaneous documents dealing with Wilmington and places Harry visited. Folder 3 contains Carl Fick WWI documents. The...
    • Dr. George W. Johnson (1897-1966)

    • physicians, Johnson family, Surgeons
    • Dr. George W. Johnson (1897-1966), son of Charles A. and Ida Pure Johnson, was born April 18th, 1897 in Wallace, North Carolina. He married Miss Evelyn Hill and they had a son, George Johnson Jr., who was the Professor & Chief, Division of General...
    • Tidewater Camellia Club Collection

    • Tidewater Camellia Club -- History; Camellias -- North Carolina -- Wilmington; Camellias -- Periodicals
    • Box of the collection contains 2 scrapbooks with Camellia Show documents, pictures, membership lists, and newspaper clippings. First scrapbook covers from 1953 through 1971, and the second from 1971 through 1982. Collection has the American...
    • Dr. George Johnson and a Student Nurse

    • Johnson family, nurses, nursing students, hospitals, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. George W. Johson (1897-1966), son of Charles A. and Ida Pure Johnson, was born in Wallace, North Carolina, April 18th, 1897. He married Evelyn Hill and they had a son, George Johnson, Jr., who was Professor and Chief, Division of General...
    • David Timon Bowden

    • National League of Professional Baseball Clubs; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Portrait of David Timon Bowden. David Timon Bowden (1891-1949) was born in McDonough,GA. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1913 and immediately entered professional baseball as an outfielder for the Cordele team in the Georgia State...
    • Babcock & Wilcox

    • New Hanover County, boilermakers, industry, manufacturing
    • This is an exterior view of the Babcok & Wilcox Company in Wilmington, N.C. It's their boiler division plant.
    • Dr. Betty Jo Welch

    • Welch, Betty Jo Hyde; University of North Carolina, Wilmington; College teachers
    • Dr. Betty Jo Welch of the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW). Dr. Betty Jo Hyde Welch (1934-1987) was a well respected professor of Speech Communications at UNCW. She began teaching at UNCW in 1970 as the first full-time faculty...

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