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    • Claude Howell

    • Howell, Claude, 1915-1997
    • Photograph of Claude Howell in his studio/apartment. Claude Howell (1915-1997) was one of North Carolina's premier painters. His paintings were mainly concerned with the North Carolina coastal areas, documenting the people and landscapes of the...
    • 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...
    • Andrew Howell Harriss MD

    • Doctors; World War one, 1914-1918
    • Portrait of Andrew Howell Harriss MD. Andrew Howell Harriss MD (1872-1956) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was the husband of Mary Bolles Harriss, and the father of Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr. He served in WWI, reaching the rank of Lieutant...
    • Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr.

    • Harriss, Andrew Howell, 1898-1998; Order of the Long Leaf Pine
    • Military photograph of Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr. in uniform. Andrew Harriss (1898-1998) was born in Wilmington, NC. He fought in World War I (with parental consent as he was only 16), and participated in five major engagements during his time...
    • The Reverend Andrew Howell

    • New Hanover Historical Commission, Andrew Howell
    • The Reverend Andrew Howell formed and was the 1st Chairman of the New Hanover Historical Commission that was responsible for obtaining funds in order to place markers identifying historical locations within the community.
    • Grant-Howell House

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    • Italianate style house built for James Grant (1818-1892), merchant and native of Lenoir Co.; and wife, Keziah Stephens (1820-1893). Purchased in 1868 by Andrew J. Howell (1829-1911). Eastern one third of house demolished in 1913. Home of Rev....
    • Dr. William White Harriss

    • Physicians; Soldiers--Confederate States of America; Ship brokers
    • Portrait of Dr. William White Harriss. William White Harriss (1824-1901) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College and the medical department of the...
    • Historic District Commission

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    • Photograph of the Brooks Warehouse site, at the foot of Orange Street in what would become Claude Howell Park. The construction probably has to do with the River Walk in Wilmington, NC. Left to right: Unknown, Claude Howell, Isabel Letho, Rev....
    • Mary Wilcox Montgomery Bolles Harriss

    • Upper class women
    • Studio portrait of Mary Wilcox Montgomery Bolles Harriss. Mary Bolles Harriss (1875-1967) was born in Smithville (now Southport), NC. She was the wife of Andrew Howell Harriss, MD, and the mother of Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr. She is buried in...
    • Gwaltney-Martin House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Robert Howell Gwaltney (1878-1939), native of Raleigh, NC, manager of Jefferson Standard Life Insurance, Co.; and wife, Octavia Boatwright (1880-1964). Purchased in 1914 by Eugene Stuart Martin...
    • Churchill Cottage

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    • Summer beach cottage built for Colin Francis Churchill (1900-1972), native of Siler City, NC, engineer; and wife, Mildred Dorset (1906-1985). Remained in family until 1933. Painted as The Beach Cottage in 1981 by Claude Howell.
    • Baptist Hill House

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    • A Baptist meeting house occupied this site as early as 1825. Front Street Baptist Church was constructed here in 1837 and served the congregation until 1866. Converted to residence when sold to John F. Stolter (1840-1903) and John M. Bremer...
    • Dr. Andrew Harriss

    • Harriss family, physicians, Obstetricians, Oakdale Cemetery
    • Dr. Andrew Howell Harriss, son of George Harriss and Julia Ophelia Sanders Harriss, was born March 7th, 1872 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He married Miss Mary Montgomery Wilcox Bolles October 14th, 1896. His grandfather, William James Harris was...
    • Santa Paula

    • Cape Fear River, North Carolina State Port, Shipping, Boats, Ships, Santa Paula
    • This b&w photograph captures the cargo ship Santa Paula docked at the North Carolina State Port.
    • 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...
    • Harriss House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Andrew Howell Harriss (1872-1956), physician and surgeon; and wife, Mary Bolles (1875-1967), native of Southport, NC. Dr. Harriss served in the Spanish American and First World Wars. Two-story porch added in...

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