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    • Joe and Dorothy Nesbitt

    • Nesbitt, Dorothy Buckeridge, 1922-; Photographers; Wilmington star-news (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Joe and Dorothy Nesbitt. Joesph Gordon Nesbitt (1917-2008) was the chief photographer of the Star-News from 1958-1982. He married Dorothy in 1951. She was a dancer and choreographer who toured Latin America with Col. W. de Basil's Original...
    • Dorothy B. Johnson

    • Educators; African American Women
    • Dorothy B. Johnson speaking at the downtown Hilton, Wilmington, NC. Dorothy B. Johnson (1914-1984) became the first African American to win public office in Wilmington, NC since the 1890s when she was elected to the Board of Education in 1976. ...
    • Clara Dorothy Ames Skelding

    • Colonial Dames of America; Wilmington Race Riot, Wilmington, N.C., 1898
    • Head shot of (Clara) Dorothy Ames Skelding, probably in Washington, DC. Clara Dorothy Ames (1875-1904) was born in Washington, DC. She married Arthur Bertram Skelding in 1898, and moved with him to Wilmington, NC, shortly thereafter. She was the...
    • The Kadalas and Bianca at Dockside

    • Netherlands; School librarians
    • Dorothy Kadala and her children Neil and Annie with their former babysitter from the Netherlands, Bianca Blezer, at the Dockside Restaurant in summer. Dorothy Kadala (1949- ) is a Media Coordinator with the New Hanover County school system. Neil...
    • Kadala children on a snowy day

    • Netherlands; Snow
    • The Kadala children in the front yard of their home in the Bayshore/Ogden area of New Hanover County, NC. This was an unusually heavy snowfall for Wilmington. From left to right: Neil Kadala (1986- ), Annie Kadala (1984- ), and Susan Kadala...
    • Dorothy Woods

    • Librarians, African American; African American women
    • Dorothy Woods manning the library booth. Dorothy "dot" Logan Woods (1942-1996) was a dedicated librarian and local history enthusiast who worked for New Hanover County for 18 years, many of those in the North Carolina Room of the library. She...
    • 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...
    • Dorothy Elizabeth Lewis Millis

    • Pender County; Women; Castle Hayne (N.C.)
    • Color photograph of Ms. Millis used in her online obituary. Dorothy Elizabeth Lewis Millis (1916-2013) was born in Pender County and moved to Castle Hayne in 1948. She was married to Marion Millis who was the sheriff of New Hanover County from...
    • Susan and Phil Kadala

    • Fort Fisher (N.C.); Netherlands
    • Susan and her father Phil at Fort Fisher, NC. Phillip Kadala (1948- ) and his family lived in the Netherlands for several years before moving to Wilmington, NC in the late 1980s. His daughter Susan Kadala (1982-2012) was born in Heerlen, the...
    • Kadala children and Rachel Brysten

    • Netherlands
    • The Kadala children sitting on the porch swing in front of their house in the Ogden area, with their former babysitter from the Netherlands, Rachel Brysten. From left to right: Neil (1986- ), Annie (1984- ), Susan (1982-2012) seated in Rachel's...
    • Willson-Powell House

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    • Built for William Alexander Willson, Jr. (1865-1949), accountant for American Railway Express; and wife, Mary Hart Morris (1874-1965). Purchased in 1918 by John F. Powell (1884-1948), native of Ireland; and wife, Dorothy Palmer (1893-1954)....
    • Dr. J. F. Robertson, Jr. and Dr. Charles Powell

    • Robertson family, Powell family, physicians, medicine, hospitals, Cancer hospitals
    • Dr. James Farish, Robertson, Jr. (1888-1975), son of James Farish Robertson, Sr., M.D. and Mary Elizabeth Grattan Robertson, was born in Culpepper, Virginia July 27th, 1888. His first wife was Juliette Howard Albright (1916); his second wife,...
    • NCRPC0900

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Major Katherine A. Towle, of the USMCR, was the sponsor for the U.S.S. Washburn that launched on Dec. 18, 1944. Maj. Towle was in command of the women Marines at Camp Lejeune and the shipyard asked her to sponsor the ship in recognition of the war...
    • Childen Celebrate Kwanzaa

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, holidays, African Americans, activities, traditions, schools
    • Four male students and one female student from Dorothy B. Johnson Elementary School located at 1100 McRae St. light the first of the 7 candles of Kwanzaa. The table holds the wooden candle holder, fruit and wooden African figurines. Richard Cliette...
    • William Dallas "Joe" Wright II

    • Blacks--Civil Rights
    • Portrait of Joe Wright. William Dallas "Joe" Wright II (1952-1990) was born in Wilmington on December 25, 1952. Wright was one of the youngest members of the Wilmington 10, all of whom were convicted in a case that made national news in 1972....
    • French Frigate

    • French Frigate Picard, French destroyer escort La Bourdonnais
    • The French Frigate Picard is moved into a Wilmingotn dock. The French destroyer escort La Bourdonnais is also seen docked and flying the French flag in the foreground. The ships were in Wilmington to convey the official greetings from France to...
    • 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...

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