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    • Bishop James Walker Hood

    • Hood, James Walker, 1831-1918; African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
    • Black and white copy print of a drawing of Bishop Hood. James Walker Hood (1831-1918) was sent as a church Elder to do mission fieldwork in North Carolina. He was Assistant Superintendent of Public Instruction from 1868 to 1870, and he co-founded...
    • Charles W. Chesnutt

    • Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932; Riots--North Carolina--Wilmington--History--19th century; African Americans--North Carolina
    • Copy print of a black and white photograph of Charles W. Chesnutt. Charles Waddell Chesnutt (1858-1932) was an author who made frequent visits to Wilmington, NC. His family was from Fayetteville, NC, though he was born in Cleveland, OH. His...
    • Bonnie Murray

    • African American women educators
    • Photograph of Bonnie Murray in the North Carolina Room of the New Hanover County Public Library. Bonnie Murray ( ) was an educator in the New Hanover County School System for 35 years. She was originally from Fayetteville, NC, but has lived in...
    • Omar ibn Said

    • Said, Omar ibn, 1770?-1863 or 1864; African American--History; Authors
    • Photograph of Omar ibn Said. Omar ibn Said (1770?-1863?), known as "Uncle Moreau" was born in Africa. He was bought by an American slave trader in 1807 and taken to Charleston, SC. Moreau escaped in 1810 and fled to Fayetteville, NC where he was...
    • Sheila Boles

    • Basketball coaches
    • John T. Hoggard High School yearbook photograph of Sheila Boles. Sheila Boles (1954- ) graduated from Seventy First High School in Fayetteville, NC in 1972 and started at North Carolina State University, but transferred to the University of North...
    • McGary-Worth House

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    • Probably constructed by James McGary (1816-1850), native of Fayetteville. Sold in 1850 to Owen D. Holmes (1824-1883), Brunswick County rice planter and magistrate. Purchased in 1854 by Thomas C. Worth (1817-1862), native of Randolph County, owner...
    • Elliott-Brown House

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    • Built by Mary Taylor Elliott (1835-1907), native of Fayetteville, NC; widow of William P. Elliott, merchant and co-owner of steamboat line. Earl Williams Brown (1909-1971), a Master Printer, owned the house from 1934 to 1971. Queen Anne style...
    • Rev. Dr. John L. Fairly

    • Presbyterian Church; Clergy; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Christian Education
    • Portrait of Reverend Doctor John L. Fairly. Rev. Dr. John L. Fairly (1888-1964) was born in Laurinburg, NC. He attended Davidson College and Union Theological Seminary where he earned a Doctor of Divinity in 1922. Rev. Fairly started as the...
    • Dr. Hubert Eaton, Sr.

    • Eaton family, Burnett family, physicians, General Practioners, civil rights, integration
    • Dr. Hubert Arthur Eaton, Jr., son of Chester A. Eaton, M.D., and Estelle A. Eaton, was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina. He married Celeste Burnette, daughter of Foster F. Burnett, M.D. and they had a son, Hubert A. Eaton, Jr. M.D. He attended...
    • William Joseph Woodward

    • Woodward, William, 1843-1907
    • Studio portrait of William Woodward seated with his sons. William Joseph Woodward was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina on September 1, 1843. He was a Confederate veteran of the Civil War, a member of the 1st North Carolina Infantry Regiment...
    • Fisher House

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    • Bungalow built as investment property for W.P. McGlaughon. Purchased in 1924 by Hervey Taylor Fisher (1883-1931), native of Fayetteville, NC, and auditor for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Lula Suggs (1885-1968), native of Kinston, NC....
    • Dr. Ed Wells

    • Wells family, physicians, Plastic Surgeons
    • Dr. Edwin Julius Wells, Jr. (1923-), son of Edwin Julius, Sr. and Mamie Highsmith Wells, was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, September 1st, 1923. He married Miss Louise Warner and attended UNC-Chapel Hill (1944) and The University of...
    • Collins-Jones House

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    • Dutch Colonial style house built for Walter May Collins (1869-1945), native of Lincolnshire, England, farmer; and wife, Wilella James (1875-1961), native of Pender County. Purchased in 1946 by Willie Avant Jones, Sr. (1895-1976), native of...
    • River Steamer - "A. P. Hurt"

    • Steamer, A. P. Hurt
    • Built in 1859-1860 by the shipbuilders Pusey & Jones of Wilmington, DE, the "Hurt" served as a troop transport for the Confederacy during the Civil War and a passenger and freight boat later, making trips between Wilmington and Fayetteville along...

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