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    • Cape Fear River Pilots

    • Pilots; Blockade
    • Photograph of Cape Fear River Pilots. Front left to right: Thomas Newton, Julius Dosher; back left to right, Joseph Newton, unknown, Joseph Bensel, and Thomas Brinkman. Several of the men in this picture were successful blockade runners during...
    • Don Hyatt and Joseph N. Hutcherson

    • Shipyard; Savings bonds; World War II
    • Don Hyatt, foreman of the Drillers department, handing two War Bonds totaling $1,500 to Joseph N. Hutcherson, a member of the department. Joseph Hutcherson had the record for the most holes drilled during any regular shift at the time of this...
    • Joseph Gardner Swift

    • Swift, Joseph Gardner, 1783-1865
    • Portrait of Joseph Gardner Swift in the U.S. Army. Joseph Gardner Swift (1783-1865) was the first graduate of the West Point Military Academy in 1802. In 1804 he was at Ft. Johnston in Smithville, NC (Southport) to develop a plan of defense for...
    • Joseph Hatch Hinton

    • Hotelkeepers; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; City council members
    • Portrait of Joseph Hatch Hinton. Joseph Hatch Hinton (1870-1952) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended public school in New Hanover County and began working at age 16. He became Chief Clerk at the Purcell Hotel in 1889, and soon afterwards...
    • Dr. J.W. Hooper, Sr. and Dr. Heber Johnson

    • Hooper family, Johnson family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Sr. (1887-1952) was born February 17th, 1887 in Baltimore, Maryland. He married Miss Louise Samllbones and they had a son, Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr., M.D. (Urologist). He was a practicing Physician from 1912-1952. He was on...
    • Rev. Joseph Ruggles Wilson

    • Wilson, Joseph Ruggles, 1822-1903; First Presbyterian Church (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Portrait of the Reverend Joseph Ruggles Wilson. The Reverend Joseph Ruggles Wilson (1822-1903) was the father of former president, Woodrow Wilson. The Reverend Wilson was installed to the pastorate at the First Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, NC...
    • Gearhardt Joseph Whilden

    • Whilden, Gearhardt Joseph, 1906-1990; Restaurateurs
    • Photograph of Gearhardt Joseph "Pappy Gay" Whilden behind the counter of his restaurant. Gearhardt Joseph "Pappy Gay" Whilden (1906-1990) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was in the restaurant business for more than forty years and ran a popular...
    • 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...
    • Dr. Hooper, Sr., Dr. Koonce and Dr. McEachern

    • Hooper family, Koonce family, McEachern family, physicians
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Sr. (1887-1952), was born in Baltimore, Maryland February 17, 1887. He married Louise Smallbones and they had a son, Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr., who was also a Physician. He received his M.D. from the University of Maryland in...
    • Joseph Holmes Davis

    • Bankers
    • Portrait of Joseph Holmes Davis. Joseph Holmes Davis (1883-1969) was born in Southport, NC. He was educated in the public schools of Wilmington, NC and attended Cape Fear Academy. Davis became Cashier of the Carolina Savings and Trust Company in...
    • Joseph Thomas Kerr

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Truck farmers; North Carolina. General Assembly.
    • Portrait of Joseph Thomas Kerr. Joseph Thomas Kerr (1848-1928) was born in Watha, NC near Union Township. Kerr was raised on a farm and moved to Rose Hill Farm on Acorn Branch in 1871. He was truck farmer and the first to ship many crops to...
    • Joseph Wallace Little

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Publishers and publishing
    • Portrait of Joseph Wallace Little. Joseph Wallace Little (1886-1955) was born in Mecklenburg County, NC. He was educated in Mecklenburg County schools and at the North Carolina Military Academy. Little moved to Wilmington, NC in 1905, and was...
    • Louis Joseph Coleman

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Contractors
    • Portrait of Louis Joseph Coleman. Louis Joseph Coleman (1887-1963) was born in Columbus County, NC. He moved to Wilmington, NC in 1906 and became a contractor and builder. Coleman built several residential, public, and commercial buildings,...
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr.

    • Physicians; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners
    • Portrait of Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr. (1921-2002) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended New Hanover High School, Princeton University, and Harvard Medical School. When Hooper returned to Wilmington, he founded Hanover...
    • Joseph Marvin Feagle

    • Insurance agents; Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
    • Portrait of Joseph Marvin Feagle. Joseph Marvin Feagle (1887-1947) was born in Florida. At the age of 18, he became a school teacher and remained in the schools of Florida for fifteen years. In 1922, Feagle began a career in the insurance business...


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