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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Blockade Runner Beach Resort

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    • Originally called The Blockade Runner Motor Hotel, the 120-room building was constructed for Lawrence Lewis, Jr. (1918-1995), native of Wilmington, resort developer, founder of Flagler College and preservationist. Named for the blockade-running...
    • 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...
    • Hubert Eaton, Sr.

    • African American Physicians; Eaton, Hubert A. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991; African American tennis players; Segregation
    • Studio Portrait of Hubert Eaton, Sr. Hubert A. Eaton, Sr. (1916-1991) was born in Fayetteville, NC. He received his Bachelor of Science from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte NC in 1937, and went on to the University of Michigan, where he...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Dr. Eugene E. Wright, Jr.

    • Physicians
    • Photograph of Dr. Eugene E. Wright, Jr. Dr. Eugene E. Wright Jr. (1951- ) is a native of Wilmington, NC. He was a member of the Board of Trustees for the University of North Carolina Wilmington in the late 1980s. He became chairman of that board...
    • Colonel Doz Packett

    • Fort Bragg Military Installation (N.C.)
    • Colonel Doz Packett, commander of 229th Aviation, Fort Bragg, NC, visitng Sunny Point, NC. Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point in Southport is the largest ammunition port in the nation. It is the Army's primary east coast deep-water port, run by...
    • 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...

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