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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....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Leora Hiatt "Billie" McEachern

    • Historians; Genealogists; Authors
    • Photograph of Leora Hiatt McEachern. Leora Hiatt "Billie" McEachern (1909-1982) was born in Sampson County, NC. She grew up in High Point, NC and moved to Wilmington, NC in 1951 with her husband. Billie was a significant contributor to the...
    • 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....
    • Rev. Dr. A. J. Wilson

    • A. M. E. Church
    • Copy of a black and white newspaper photograph of the Rev. Dr. A.J. Wilson. Rev. Dr. Allen Jeffrey Wilson (1870-?) was the pastor of several A.M.E. churches throughout North Carolina, including Wilmington's St. Stephen A.M.E. from 1913-1917. ...
    • Peter Rutledge Davis

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Contractors
    • Portrait of Peter Rutledge Davis. Peter Rutledge Davis (1942-) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in New Hanover County public schools and graduated from North Carolina State University. Since 1971, he has been a self-employed builder and...
    • 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...
    • Caroline Sadgwar Manley

    • Sopranos (Singers); African American Women
    • Photograph of Caroline Sadgwar Manley. Caroline Sadgwar Manley (1871-1965) was born in Wilmington, NC. She was a student at the Gregory Normal School and was awarded a scholarship to attend Fisk University in Nashville. Known as "Carrie," she...
    • Virginia Wright-Frierson

    • Wright-Frierson, Virginia; Murals; Minnie Evans Sculpture Garden (Wilmington, N.C.); Women artists
    • Virginia Wright-Frierson, possibly at St. Johns Art Center. Virginia Wright-Frierson (1949- ) has remained a prominent artist in the city's art community since moving to Wilmington, NC in 1977. She has written and illustrated several children's...
    • Erin H. Jones

    • Smart Start Program (N.C.)
    • Erin H. Jones doing storytime for a class through Smart Start. Smart Start is a program in North Carolina that concentrates on providing comprehensive services for children ages 0-5 to ensure that they have all they need for healthy growth and...

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