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    • John Aaron Orrell

    • Accounting; Standard Oil Company; County government
    • Portrait of John Aaron Orell. John Aaron Orell (1875-1950) was born in Wilmington, NC. At a very early age, Orell began working for Acme Manufacturing Company and then for Standard Oil Company. While with Standard Oil, he also began to study...
    • James Benson Dudley

    • African American educators; African American newspaper editors; African American freemasonry; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Studio portrait of James Dudley. James Benson Dudley (1859-1925)was born in Wilmington, NC, to John Bishop and Annie Hatch Dudley, who were slaves of Edward B. Dudley, Governor of North Carolina. He majored in elementary education at Shaw...
    • Katherine Howe King

    • African American Nurses; St. Agnes Hospital (Raleigh, N.C.)
    • Katherine Howe King, nurse, with her charge. Katherine Howe King (1882-1948) was the daughter of John Harris Howe (who built many homes in Wilmington, NC) and Abbey Jane Waddell Howe. She went to St Agnes College in Raleigh, NC, one of the most...
    • Dr. Leroy W. Upperman

    • African American physicians
    • Photograph of Dr. Leroy W. Upperman. Dr. Leroy Wenford Upperman (1913-1996) was the first resident physician at the new Community Hospital built in Wilmington, NC in 1939. He entered private practice in Wilmington in 1941, and was very active in...
    • Dr. Elbert Anderson

    • Anderson family, Sykes family, Roberts family, Stovacs family, physicians
    • Dr. Elbert Carl Anderson (1911-), son of John and Maggie Sykes Anderson, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, April 28th, 1911. He married Miss Mildred Roberts (deceased) and married his second wife, Miss Martha Stovacs. He received his M.D....
    • Mary Ellen Golden

    • Artists; Watercolorists
    • Mary Ellen Golden sitting in front of an easel. Mary Ellen Golden (1942- ) was born and raised in Rose Hill. She is a talented artist who works in watercolors. She attended Wallace Rose Hill High School and then Duke University, where she met...
    • Margie Worthington

    • Artists; Women artists; Cameron Art Museum
    • Margie Worthington at St. John's Museum of Art. Margie Worthington is an artist and art educator. She moved to Wilmington, NC in 1984 where she became the first Curator of Education at St. John's Museum of Art (now Cameron Art Museum), a...
    • John Jay Burney

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; Lawyers
    • Portrait of John Jay Burney. John Jay Burney (1896-1955) was born in Bladen County, NC. He moved to Wilmington, NC in 1914 to accept a position as clerk in the accounting department of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company. Burney enlisted in...
    • Eddie Wayne and group

    • Bands (Music); Musicians; Festivals
    • The 3 Go T playing at the 2000 North Carolina Azalea Festival in front of the Alton Lennon Federal Building. From left to right: Eddie Wayne, John Toppings, Jon Trunz. Edward Wayne Deaver (1953- ) plays guitar and is the lead singer for the...
    • John Decatur Barry

    • Barry, John Decatur, 1833-1867; Soldiers--Confederate States of America
    • Daguerreotype of John D. Barry in uniform. John Decatur Barry (1833-1867) went to the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill), and enlisted in Company I of the 18th North Carolina Infantry at the start of...
    • Ron Musselman

    • Baseball players
    • head shot of Ron Musselman Ron Musselman (1954- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended John T. Hoggard High School and pitched them to the State 4A Championship in 1972, with E. A. Corbin as coach. He was an All-Atlantic Coast Conference...
    • Sheila Boles

    • Basketball coaches
    • John T. Hoggard High School yearbook photograph of Sheila Boles. Sheila Boles (1954- ) graduated from Seventy First High School in Fayetteville, NC in 1972 and started at North Carolina State University, but transferred to the University of North...
    • Poulos Family

    • Beauty Contests; Festivals
    • The Poulos family after daughter Michelle was crowned the 2006 North Carolina Azalea Festival princess. Left to right: Weston, Cathy, Michelle, George, and Nathan Poulos. Weston Theodore Poulos (1986- ), Catherine Michelle Poulos (1988- ) and...
    • Dr. John D. Bellamy

    • Bellamy family, Harriss family, physicians, Bellamy Mansion
    • Dr. John Dillard Bellamy (1817-1896) was born in All Saints Parish, SC, and married Mary Priscilla Jennings Harriss in 1839. He studied medicine with Dr. William James Harriss, and, at Jefferson Medical College where he received his M.D. (1839)....

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