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    • Susie Sellers Carson, Chris Fonvielle, Tabitha McEachern

    • Carson, Susie Sellars, 1920-2008; Fonvielle, Chris Eugene, 1953-; McEachern, Tabitha, 1920-2003; Local history
    • Color photograph of a birthday celebration for Susie Sellars Carson, possibly 2002. Susie Sellars Carson (left), Chris Fonvielle (middle), Tabitha McEachern (right). Susie Sellars Carson (1920-2008) was a lifelong resident of Southport, NC. She...
    • 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,...
    • H.H. Smith to F.A. Olds, May 20, 1904

    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Olds, Civil War, relics, Hall of History, NC Museum of History
    • Page 2 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,...
    • H.H. Smith to F.A. Olds, May 20, 1904

    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Olds, Civil War, relics, Hall of History, NC Museum of History
    • Page 3 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,...
    • H.H. Smith to F.A. Olds, May 20, 1904

    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Olds, Civil War, relics, Hall of History, NC Museum of History
    • Page 5 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,...
    • H.H. Smith to F.A. Olds, May 20, 1904

    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Olds, Civil War, relics, Hall of History, NC Museum of History
    • Page 4 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,...
    • Stanley Harts

    • Harts, Stanley Harold, 1952; Pender County (N.C.); Local history; Genealogists
    • Stanley Harold Harts working on his family history. Stanley Harts (1952- ) has done extensive research into his family history on both sides of his family, resulting in nine volumes of genealogical research on the Harts family, as well as many...
    • Bill Powell with Ben Steelman

    • Powell, William Stevens, 1919-; Historians; Authors
    • Photograph of Bill Powell with Ben Steelman at a book signing for the "Encyclopedia of North Carolina" in the North Carolina Room of the New Hanover County Public Library. William S. Powell (1919- ), known as Bill, is a renowned North Carolina...
    • William Marion Reaves

    • Reaves, William Marion, 1934-2000
    • Born 1934, in Newark, New Jersey, and died 2000. An incredible historian with over 50 local history publications and abstracts to his name (including "Strength Through Struggle"),Bill Reaves compiled the invaluable Reaves collections. This...
    • Ida Brooks Kellam

    • Kellam, Ida Brooks
    • Photograph of Ida Brooks Kellam. For over two decades Ida Brooks Kellam devoted herself to the organizing, collecting, researching, and writing of Cape Fear history. Her research was valued by many reputable authors and compilers as she was...
    • Leora Hiatt "Billie" McEachern

    • Historians; Genealogists; Authors
    • Photograph of Leora Hiatt McEachern. Leora Hiatt "Billie" McEachern (1909-1982) was born in Sampson County, NC. She grew up in High Point, NC and moved to Wilmington, NC in 1951 with her husband. Billie was a significant contributor to the...
    • Kathryn Grayson, Azalea Queen X

    • Grayson, Kathryn, 1922-2010; North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.)--History; Cape Fear Garden Club (Wilmington, N.C.)--History
    • Kathryn Grayson, Azalea Queen X, cutting the ribbon at the home of Mrs. Bruce B. Cameron during the 1957 Azalea Festival. Eleanor Spence LeGrand Hervey stands in the background. Kathryn Grayson (1922-2010) was a popular singer and actress and a...
    • Harry Warren

    • Museum Directors; North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
    • Photograph of Harry Warren dining at Riverboat Landing restaurant. Harry Warren, a native of Wilmington, NC, earned his BA in History at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and his MA in History and museology at East Carolina University. ...
    • Alfred Moore Waddell

    • Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912; Legislators--United States
    • Portrait of Alfred Moore Waddell taken while he was the Mayor of Wilmington, NC. Alfred Moore Waddell (1834-1912) was born in Hillsborough, NC on September 16, 1834. After graduating from the University of North Carolina in 1853, Waddell was...
    • John Dillard Bellamy, Jr.

    • Bellamy Mansion Museum; Bellamy, John Dillard Jr, 1854-1942
    • Studio photograph of John Dillard Bellamy, Jr. as a child. John Dillard Bellamy, Jr. (1854-1942) was the sixth child of Dr. John D. and Eliza Harriss Bellamy. He attended Davidson College and received his law degree from the University of...
    • Parker David Robbins

    • Free blacks; African American legislators; African American--History; Patents; Steamboats
    • Photograph of a watercolor portrait of Park David Robbins in his Union army uniform. Parker David Robbins (1834-1917) was born in Bertie County, NC and lived the last decades of his life in Magnolia, NC. He was a free African American in...
    • Tandy P. Carter

    • Police; African American--History
    • Tandy P. Carter, guest speaker at the Black History Month Commemorative program at the 597th Army Transportation Terminal in Southport, NC. Tandy P. Carter (1954- ) was the Deputy Chief of Police in Wilmington from 1998 to 2003. He served in the...
    • Edward Turberg

    • Turberg, Edward F.; Architectural historians; Historic preservation
    • Edward Turberg standing in front of his home in Wilmington, NC. Edward F. Turberg (1939- ) is a noted architectural historian, preservationist, author, and lecturer. He started his career at the North Carolina Division of Archives and History as...
    • Joseph McNeil

    • McNeil, Joseph (Jospeh Alfred), 1942- ; Civil rights demonstrations; North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
    • Joseph McNeil speaking as part of Black History Month at Williston Middle School. Joseph McNeil (1942- ) was born in Wilmington, NC, and graduated from Williston Senior High School in 1959. He then went to North Carolina A & T State University in...
    • Katherine Howell

    • New Hanover County Public Library (New Hanover County, N.C.); Librarians; Women librarians; Local history; Historic preservation
    • Katherine Howell at the New Hanover County Public Library. Katherine Howell (1920-1990) became Head Librarian of the New Hanover County Public Library (NHCPL) in 1956, just in time to oversee its move from the 3rd floor of the Wilmington City Hall...

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