Portrait of James Murray.
James Murray (1713-1781) was born in Unthank, Roxburghshire in Scotland. Through an association with Colonial Governor Gabriel Johnston, Murray set sail for North Carolina in 1735, arriving in the Cape Fear area a year...
New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Sheriffs; Census takers (Persons)
Studio portrait of Ejiah Hewlett.
Elijah Hewlett (1828-1919) was born near Masonboro Sound, NC, the son of John Hewlett Jr. and Ann Eliza Todd Hewlett. He was appointed Captain of the Masonboro Home Guard by Governor Vance during the Civil War....
Photograph of the Isaac Bear School 2nd Grade Class, 1939-40, standing on the school steps.
The picture was donated by Betty Loughlin Sylivant (1932- ), who is on the far right of the third row from the bottom.
From left to right: Row 1 - Faye...
Photograph of Christmas party of the Cooperative Savings and Loan on board the Fergus Ark restaurant.
Left to right: (sitting) Estel Fussell, Audrey Woodall, Polly Justice, Miriam Alford, Frederick Willetts, Sr., Catherine Freimuth (Tinder), Betty...
Queen Anne style house built for William Andrew McGowan (1867-1948), president-treasurer of the Brunswick Bridge and Ferry Company and Justice of the Peace; and wife, Maude A. Kelly (1869-1960), native of Bladen County.
Photograph of George Kirby, Ben Chavis and Angela Davis, and unknown supporter.
Ben Chavis (1948 - ) is originally from Oxford, North Carolina. He was a minister from the United Church of Christ's Commission for Racial Justice at the time of...
Photograph of Alice Hovis getting ready for the spring house tour.
Alice Hovis (1944- ) is a Wilmington, NC preservationist and longtime New Hanover County worker in the Juvenile Justice System. The house depicted is at 326 S. 4th Street.
Built by former Confederate Army Captain, Owen J. Fennell (1832-1910) as his residence. He was a local merchant and Justice of the Peace. Purchased by M.F. Croom in 1892 and remodeled. Remained in family until 1931.
New Hanover County, North Carolina, autobmobiles, cars, winterizing, filling
Raymond Justice, owner of Downtown Gulf in Wilmington, adds anitfreeze to the radiator of a car at his service station at the corner of 3rd and Chestnut Streets. Motorists need to have theirs checked before winter arrives.
Judge advocates; City council members; North Carolina. Home Guard
Portrait of George Harriss.
George Harris (1863-1934) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in the private schools of Wilmington and attended Cape Fear Academy. For a period of 17 years, Harriss worked for his father's ship broking business....