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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...
    • 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.
    • 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. 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...
    • 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...
    • Dr. George Johnson

    • physicians, Surgeons, Johnson family
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Gun Carriage Found in the Neuse River

    • New Hanover county, North Carolina, historical sites, Civil War, War Between the States, state offices,
    • Richard Lawrence, director of the underwater archaeology unit of the N.C. Division of Archives and History, paints polyethelene glycol on the gun carriage to stabilize the wood. The gun carriage was found in the Neuse River and is kept at Fort...
    • Swimmers Dash Toward Ocean

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, swimming, Atlantic ocean, race, beach
    • The men's division of swimmers sprint to the water south of the Oceanic Pier for the start of the Splash and Dash biathlon at Wrightsville Beach Saturday evening.
    • Frederick Taylor Tucker

    • Southern Railway and Steamship Association; Seaboard Railway Company; Tax collection--United States
    • Portrait of Frederick Taylor Tucker. Frederick Taylor Tucker (1885-1943) was born in Mocksville, NC. He attended Bingham Preparatory School in Mebane, NC. Tucker worked for a period of ten years for Southern Railway in Winston-Salem, NC and then...
    • Dr. Leroy W. Upperman

    • African American physicians
    • Photograph of Dr. Leroy W. Upperman. Dr. Leroy Wenford Upperman (1913-1996) was the first resident physician at the new Community Hospital built in Wilmington, NC in 1939. He entered private practice in Wilmington in 1941, and was very active 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...
    • Taylor DeWitte Sikes

    • Sustainable aquaculture
    • Photograph of Taylor DeWitte Sikes. Taylor DeWitte Sikes (1980-2013) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was the SKA Junior Angler, Division 1, in 1994. He served on the Board of the South Carolina Shellfish Grower's Association and was Vice President...
    • U.S. Army Reserve Training Center, Wilmington, NC (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, military, reservists, Navy, Greenfield Lake, servicemen
    • The front of the U.S. Army Reserve training center on West Lake Shore DR. Two unidentified men, one soldier and one civilian, standing by the flag pole with the flag at full mast. Now known as the Adrian B. Rhodes Armed Forces Reserve Center, 2144...
    • 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...

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