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    • Hart Carriage House

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    • OUTBUILDING FOR LEVI A. HART (1809-1882) HOUSE AT NE CORNER OF S. 3RD STREET AND COTTAGE LANE. HART WAS A NATIVE OF CONNECTICUT AND PARTNER IN HART & BAILY IRON WORKS. IN 1965, THE DEPENDENCY WAS AQUIRED BY 1ST PESBYTERIAN CHURCH AND IN 1966...
    • William F. Adcock

    • Orchestra; Conductors (Music)
    • William F. Adcock, conducting a class at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. William F. Adcock (1927-1982) was the founding conductor of the UNCW/Community Orchestra, now known as the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. He was on the...
    • M. F. Croom Co.

    • receipt, M. F. Croom Co., Croom, wine, liquor, tobacco, Water Street,
    • A receipted bill for M. F. Croom Co. - "Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Wines, Liquors, Tobacco, Cigars, &c." "North Carolina Whiskies and Brandies a Specialty."
    • William B. McKoy House

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    • Stick style house built as a residence for W.B. McKoy, (1852-1928), attorney and Past Grand Master of Masons of NC; and wife, Katherine Bacon (1858-1949). Home of daughter Elizabeth Francenia McKoy, (1887-1984), local historian, researcher, and...
    • Thomas Franklin Boyd Family Papers, 1816-1990

    • Boyd, Thomas Franklin, -- 1863-1934; Boyd, Thomas Franklin, -- 1863-1934 -- Correspondence; Boyd Hotel (Hamlet, N.C.); Hamlet Opera House; New Hanover High School; Bald Head Island (N.C.) -- History; Business enterprises -- North Carolina. --...
    • The collection can be divided into two main parts, family and business matters. The business folders contain all kinds of paperwork relating to business, such as bankbooks, ledgers, receipts, bills, advertisements, mortgages, bills of sale,...
    • Adrian House

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    • Alrich Adrian (1834-1897); and wife, Christine Fraas (1850-1937), natives of Germany, built the Tuscan Villa style house in 1875. Adrian was a city alderman and co-owner of Adrian & Vollers, wholesale grocery. The Z.W. Whitehead family owned the...
    • F. L. Meier, Jr.

    • North Carolina State University
    • Head shot of F.L. Meier, Jr., used for his obituary in the newspaper. Francis Lemountte "Tanky" Meier Jr. (1922-2013) born and raised in Wilmington, NC. He attended Tileston and New Hanover High School, where he played on the tennis team. ...
    • Henry Latimer House

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    • Italianate style dwelling built for Henry G. Latimer (1845-1929); and wife, Carrie. Mr. Latimer was a merchant and co-founder of Acme Manufacturing Company. House owned by Mary Hargrave Kenan (1842-1916) and heirs from 1903-1935.
    • Marc Gesner Volk

    • Laundry industry; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Portrait of Marc Gesner Volk. Marc Gesner Volk (1896-1938) was born in Pittsfield, MA. He started to work for the F.W. Woolworth Company at a young age and rose through the ranks of the company to manager before his career was interrupted by World...
    • Henry F. Otten House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Henry F. Otten (1863-1943), native of New York City, bookkeeper; and wife, Margaret Peschau (1874-1938), native of Evansville, Indiana. House converted to duplex in 1936; inherited by daughter, Margaret...
    • NCRPC0958

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Pictured left to right are Godfrey MacDonald; P.F. Halsey; Mrs. P.F. Halsey; P.B. Iglehart; Mrs. J. Frederick Byers, Jr., sponsor; W.S. McMahon; and J. Frederick Byers, Jr. The launching of the S.S. Santa Cecilia on Feb. 8, 1946.
    • H.H. Smith to F.A. Olds, May 20, 1904

    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Olds, Civil War, relics, F.A. Olds, Hall of History, NC Museum of History
    • Page 1 of letter in which Henry "Harry" Hungerford Smith responds to Frederick Augustus Olds regarding requests to give relics from the Barry and Owen families to the museum. Smith shares details about what family relics he has in his possession,...
    • Bellamy Mansion

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    • Classical style house built by slaves and free black artisans, for John Dillard Bellamy (1817-1896), physician, planter, and business leader; and wife, Eliza McIlhenny Harriss (1821-1907). After the fall of Fort Fisher, in 1865, commandeered as...
    • Richard T. Burnett House

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    • Mediterranean style house built for Richard Tate Burnett (1901-1992), assistant superintendent of Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey and owner of Burnett’s Service Stations; and wife, Virginia S. Perkins (1905-1979). From 1943 to 1961 owned by Herman...
    • NCRPC0954

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party for the S.S. Santa Barbara on Jan. 24, 1946. Pictured left to right are Phillip B. Iglehart, vice president of Grace Line, Inc.; Arthur C. Diehl, vice president of Naco Fertilizer Co.; Mr. Alan Corey, Jr.; Godfrey MacDonald,...

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