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    • 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...
    • Captain William Herbert Bixby

    • Bixby, William Herbert, 1849-1928; New Hanover County Public Library (Wilmington, N.C.); United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Wilmington District
    • Photograph of William Herbert Bixby. William Herbert Bixby was a native of Massachusetts, born in 1849. He was the first District Engineer in Wilmington, NC, a post he held from 1884-1891. As District Engineer, Bixby supervised all river and...
    • Delmas D. Haskett

    • Haskett, Delmas D.; New Hanover County Public Library (New Hanover County, N.C.); Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 18th. Company G
    • Delmas D. Haskett working in the North Carolina Room of the New Hanover County Public Library. Delmas Dennis Haskett (1911-2002) was a well respected local historian, genealogist and author. Through his 40 volumes of abstracted records, countless...
    • Emma Woodward MacMillan

    • MacMillan, Emma, 1893-1975; New Hanover County Public Library (New Hanover County, N.C.); Public librarians
    • Photograph of Emma Woodward MacMillan sitting in the North Carolina Room of the Wilmington Public Library on the day that she retired. Emma Woodward MacMillan (1893-1975) is the daughter of William Joseph Woodward and was born in Wilmington, NC....
    • Sue Lem

    • New Hanover County Public Library (New Hanover County, N.C.); William Madison Randall Library; Clothing trade
    • Sue Lim sitting at her clothing store No Sweat. Sue J. Lem (1955- ) is a native of Wilmington, NC. She has worked at both the New Hanover County Public Library, and at the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Randall Library. In the late...
    • Dr. William Madison Randall

    • William Madison Randall Library; Wilmington College; University of North Carolina, Wilmington
    • Photograph of Dr. William Madison Randall. Dr. William Madison Randall (1899-1984) was born in Michigan. He received an A.B. and an A.M. degree from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D from Hartford Theological Seminary. Dr. Randall served as...
    • Dr. Robert Fales

    • Fales, Robert Martin, 1907-1995; Wilmington (N.C.); Physicians
    • Dr. Robert Fales working on his notes in front of the North Carolina Room at the New Hanover County Public Library. Dr. Robert Martin Fales (1907-1995) was a local physician, historian, and native of Wilmington, NC. He attended Wake Forest for...
    • Mary Hatcher

    • New Hanover County Public Library (New Hanover County, N.C.)
    • Photograph of Mary Hatcher in the North Carolina Room of the New Hanover County Public Library. Mary Hatcher was a member of the Library Advisory Board.
    • Karen Eckberg Gottovi

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; North Carolina. General Assembly; Reference librarians
    • Photograph of Karen Eckberg Gottovi. Karen Eckberg Gottovi (1941- ) was born in Rochester, NY. Gottovi was a Phi Betta Kappa scholar at Wells College and graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with an M.L.S. in Library...
    • 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...
    • Dorothy Woods

    • Librarians, African American; African American women
    • Dorothy Woods manning the library booth. Dorothy "dot" Logan Woods (1942-1996) was a dedicated librarian and local history enthusiast who worked for New Hanover County for 18 years, many of those in the North Carolina Room of the library. She...
    • Louise Williams Love

    • Secretaries; Businesswomen; Junior League of Wilmington
    • Photograph of Henry Rehder, Louise Love, and Everett Hudggins at the Wilmington Retail Merchants Association Meeting. Louise Williams Love (1909-1994) was born in Wilmington, NC. She is the daughter of James Sprunt and Mary Louise McGirt Williams....
    • Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood

    • Wood, Thomas Fanning, 1841-1892; North Carolina. State Board of Health; Soldiers--Confederate States of America
    • Studio portrait of Dr. Thomas Wood. Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood (1831-1892) was born in Wilmington, NC. Wood was a Confederate veteran of the Civil War, assigned to duty in the 18th regiment of the North Carolina Infantry, Company I, known as the...
    • Anna Strauss Dudley

    • Dudley, Anna Strauss, 1855-1882
    • Portrait of Anna Dudley. Anna Strauss Dudley (1855-1882) was the wife of John London Dudley. They were married February 16, 1875, at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church. They were the parents of Mary Khrone Dudley Roberts, whose family papers...
    • Donora Smog Victims

    • Donora (Pa.)
    • Newspaper clipping of a photograph of the forty victims of the Donora fog of 1948 arriving in Wilmington, NC at Bluethenthal Field. In late October of 1948, a rare weather condition caused pollution from the smokestacks at Donora Zinc Works to...
    • Dr. James H. Dickson

    • Dickson, James Henderson, 1806-1862; Physicians; Yellow Fever
    • Daguerreotype studio portrait of Dr. James H. Dickson. Dr. James Henderson Dickson (1806-1862) was a physician in Wilmington, NC. He received his B.A. from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 1823 and his M.D. from Columbia...
    • Rita Chaffin

    • Women teachers; Alpha Kappa Delta
    • Photograph of Rita Chaffin in the Myrtle Grove Middle School's Library. Rita Chaffin, a native of Ohio, attended Ohio University for her Bachelor's in Education, and Appalachian State for her Master's Degree. She taught in Yadkin County, NC, from...
    • Cooperative Savings and Loan

    • Banks and Banking--United states;
    • 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...
    • Aquilla Day

    • Free African Americans; Furniture making; Day, Thomas, 1748-1789
    • Portrait of a woman thought to be Aquilla Day, wife of Thomas Day. Aquilla Wilson Day (1830- ) was the wife of Thomas Day, a renowned artisan, furniture maker, woodworker, and a free black living in North Carolina. They married on January 7, 1830....

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