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    • McKoy Family

    • Ships--Launching; North Carolina Shipbuilding Company; Bacon, Henry, 1866-1924
    • Photograph of the McKoy Family at the launching of the S.S. Henry Bacon in Wilmington, NC on November 11, 1942. Henry Bacon was Katherine Bacon McKoy's father. Front row, left to right: Elizabeth F. McKoy, James Hassel McKoy, Jr., Betty Bacon...
    • Henry Bacon, Jr.

    • Bacon, Henry, 1866-1924; Architects; Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
    • Photograph of Henry Bacon, Jr. Henry Bacon, Jr. (1866-1924) spent his childhood in Smithville (Southport) and Wilmington, NC while his father, Henry Bacon, Sr. engineered "The Rocks" down by Ft. Fisher. Henry Bacon, Jr. became a prominent...
    • Oakdale Cemetery - Monument of Henry Bacon.

    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves, Henry Bacon
    • Monument is to Henry Bacon (1866-1924), who spent his childhood in Wilmington while his father, Henry Bacon, Sr. (1822-1891), was the chief engineer for the "Rocks", a Federal navigation project (begun in 1875) to close New Inlet near Federal...
    • Thomas Henry Wright Building

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    • Original portion of building erected as rental property for Thomas Henry Wright (1800-1866), physician, merchant, and President of the Bank of Cape Fear. Property remained in Wright family until 1957. Facade altered in 1915 by Henry E. Bonitz,...
    • Charlie Henry, Jr.

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    • Newspaper clipping of photograph of Charlie Henry, Jr. Charlie Henry, Jr. (1941-2006) was born in Jacksonville, FL, and was married to Bertha Henry. Retired from the United States Army with the rank of Major, he was a life member of the Alpha Phi...
    • Henry Taylor House

    • Taylor Family; African American families; Taylor, Robert R. (Robert Robinson), 1868-1942.
    • Home of Henry Taylor, with his children and grand-children standing in front. Henry Taylor (see also Henry Taylor) was a free African American man who lived in Wilmington, NC in the 1800s. He was very involved in local civic and religious...
    • Lear Vivian Henry Clemmons

    • African American professional employees; African American Women
    • Photograph of Lear Vivian Henry Clemmons. Lear Vivian Henry Clemmons (1919-2007) was born in the Myrtle Grove Sound area of New Hanover County, NC. She was an alumna of the Williston Industrial High School Class of 1938, and a member of the Mt....
    • Henry Russell Savage House

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    • Italianate style house built for Henry Russell Savage (1799-1861), native of Connecticut, Cashier of Bank of Cape Fear. Residence of the Bacon family from 1881 to1891. Henry Bacon was engineer of The Rocks, the construction that closed New Inlet,...
    • Peter Henry Braak

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Fire fighters; Farmers
    • Portrait of Peter Henry Braak. Peter Henry Braak (1911-2003) was born in Warren Point, NJ. His family of Holland Dutch descent settled in Castle Hayne, NC, and Braak owned the Garden Place Bulb and Flower Farm. Braak was elected to the Board of...
    • The Right Reverend Thomas Henry Wright

    • Episcopal Church. Diocese of East Carolina
    • Studio portrait of the Right Reverend Thomas Henry Wright. Thomas Henry Wright (1904-?) attended high school at Tileston in Wilmington, NC and transferred to the newly-built New Hanover High School, where he was president of his class. He attended...
    • Henry Alexander Marks

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Agricultural machinery
    • Portrait of Henry Alexander Marks. Henry Alexander Marks (1902-1995) was born in Chatham County, NC. He was the owner of Marks Machinery Company, a farming implement dealership in Wilmington, Whiteville, and Wallace. Marks was very active in the...
    • Jacob Weil House

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    • Henry E. Bonitz. architect for the Lumina Pavilion and Carolina Apartments, designed this Queen Anne style house for Jacob Weil, a prominent dry goods merchant. Weils store was at 116 Market Street.
    • Henry Louis Vollers

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Bankers; Grocery trade
    • Portrait of Henry Vollers. Henry Louis Vollers (1859-1922) was born in Wilmington, NC, the son of German immigrants. Vollers was in the grocery business, a member of the firm of Turrentine, Vollers & Company in 1889. He opened his own wholesale...
    • Robert L Henry

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    • Newspaper clipping of photograph. Robert L. Henry (1939- ) was a loan officer at the North Carolina National Bank in the 1970's, working his way up from the position of a messenger.
    • William Henry Montgomery

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    • Portrait of William Henry Montgomery. William Henry Montgomery (1898-1976) was born in Wilmington. He became associated early on with the Brigade Boys Club in the area and as a Scoutmaster. Montgomery was appointed executive secretary of the...
    • Henry Rehder Azalea Festival Papers

    • Rehder, Henry Burbank, -- 1911-2004 -- Correspondence; Will Rehder Florist (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.) -- Pamphlets; Azalea Garden...
    • This collection contains materials collected by Henry Rehder that pertain to the Azalea Festival from 1948-1995. Every year is not represented with a higher concentration of materials in the 1950s and 1960s. The collection is arranged...
    • Louis, James, and Henry Whitted

    • Brothers; African American men; African Methodist Episcopal Church
    • Photograph of Louis, James, and Henry Whitted taken after a service at St. James A.M.E. Church in Castle Hayne, NC, March 1968. All three Whitted brothers were born in the Wilmington, NC area and attended local public schools. Louis Whitted was a...
    • Bonitz Building

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    • Neoclassical Revival style building designed by Henry E. Bonitz (1872-1921), native of Goldsboro, NC, to house his architectural firm, and the Royal Arcanum Hall lodge. Purchased in 1944 by Richard A. Shew (1905-1991), owner of Shew Realty Company;...

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