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    • Roman Gabriel

    • Gabriel, Roman, 1940-
    • Photograph of Roman Gabriel playing with the New Hanover High School football team. Roman Ildonzo Gabriel Jr. was born in 1940 in Wilmington. He attended New Hanover High School where he was an All-State athlete in baseball, basketball and...
    • Wayne Jackson

    • Television; University of North Carolina, Wilmington
    • Wayne Jackson on remote at the election boards Wayne Robert Jackson (1926- ) was a pioneer in early television and sports broadcasting in Wilmington, NC. He was one of the first employees of WMFD in 1954, which later became WECT-TV. He was the ...
    • Biking to the Beach

    • cyclists, teens, New Hanover County, North Carolina, bicycles, beachgoers
    • Bikers, Shawn Pearson in sun glasses (left front) and Kristina Sebastian carrying a 1989 Roman Gabriel Celebrity Golf Tournament sports bag (right front) lead their friends Jennifer Suber and Andy Spicer (partially hidden) down Causeway Dr. Friday...
    • Confederate Memorial Monument - 1924.

    • Civil War, Monument, Confederacy, Bacon, Boney, S. Third Street, Dock Street
    • Designed by Henry Bacon, the monument, located on the plaza at intersection of South Third and Dock streets was donated to the City of Wilmington in 1924, by Gabriel Boney. The sculptor of the two bronze figures, representing courage and...
    • Duncan McEachern

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Grocery trade; North Carolina Association of County Commissioners
    • Studio portrait of Duncan McEachern. Duncan McEachern (1859-1925) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was in the wholesale grocery business and purchased an interest in the Holmes Grocery Company after the death of Gabriel Holmes. He also owned a naval...
    • Leon Brogden

    • Coaches (Athletics); High schools; Basketball; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Coach Leon Brogden watching the New Hanover High School Wildcats play. Leon Lafayette Brogden, Sr. (1910-2000) was a legendary and much-loved sports figure in Wilmington, NC. He coached football, basketball, and baseball for over 32 years at New...
    • New Hanover High School

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    • Newclassical Revival style school opened in 1922 with an enrollment of 840 students, the largest in North Carolina. Leslie N. Boney, architect, designed the wings, 1930; the Princess Street gymnasium, 1940; and Brogden Hall, 1954. Notable students...
    • James Goodnight

    • Goodnight, James Howard, 1943- ; SAS Institute; High schools
    • Photograph of James Goodnight at the World Economic Forum. James Howard "Jim" Goodnight (1943- ) is the CEO of SAS Instititute, the world's leading business analytics software vendor, located in Raleigh, NC. James Goodnight moved to Wilmington,...
    • James D. Williams

    • United States. Navy; Admirals--United States
    • Head shot of (then) Rear Admiral James D. Williams. Vice Admiral James Dale Williams (1935- )was born in Lumberton, NC. He went to New Hanover High School, where he was the quarterback for the football team between Sonny Jurgensen and Roman...
    • James Murray

    • Murray, James, 1713-1781; Colonial leaders; Planter
    • Portrait of James Murray. James Murray (1713-1781) was born in Unthank, Roxburghshire in Scotland. Through an association with Colonial Governor Gabriel Johnston, Murray set sail for North Carolina in 1735, arriving in the Cape Fear area a year...

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