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    • Alice Heron London

    • Studio portrait of Alice Heron London. Alice Heron London (1814-1881) was born in Wilmington, NC, and married Platt Ketchum Dickinson in 1845. They had no children, but Alice and her husband raised her nephew, Pembroke Jones, as their own when his...
    • Bellamy Mansion Fire

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, 5th and Market St.. fires, antebellum architecture, historic houses, historical district, mansions
    • Emma Bellamy Hendren, with lit cigarette and an instamatic camera (with flash bulb attached) in right hand and manilla envelope in left, stares at the charred walls as William Lloyd looks through the doorway back at Ms. Hendren.
    • Catherine Harper Russell Stribling

    • History--Societies, etc
    • Black and white photograph of Catherine Stribling. Catherine Harper Russell Stribling (1927-2013) was a native of Wilmington, NC. She was the granddaughter of Captain John Harper, a well-known steamboat captain who helped develop Carolina Beach....
    • Dorothy B. Johnson

    • Educators; African American Women
    • Dorothy B. Johnson speaking at the downtown Hilton, Wilmington, NC. Dorothy B. Johnson (1914-1984) became the first African American to win public office in Wilmington, NC since the 1890s when she was elected to the Board of Education in 1976. ...
    • Dorothy Elizabeth Lewis Millis

    • Pender County; Women; Castle Hayne (N.C.)
    • Color photograph of Ms. Millis used in her online obituary. Dorothy Elizabeth Lewis Millis (1916-2013) was born in Pender County and moved to Castle Hayne in 1948. She was married to Marion Millis who was the sheriff of New Hanover County from...
    • Dr. H. A. Codington and Dr. Fred Barefoot

    • Codington family, Barefoot family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. William Frerick Barefoot (1911-), son of Napoleon Bonaparte and Freddie Blake Barefoot, was born November 16th, 1911 in Hallsboro, North Carolina. He had one brother, Graham B. Barefoot, who was also a Physician. He was married to Ms. Lilma...
    • Dr. James Buren Sidbury

    • Sidbury family, physicians, Babies Hospital, Dr. James Buren Sidbury
    • Dr. James Buren Sidbury, Jr., son of James Buren, Sr. and Willie Daniel Sidbury, was born January 13th, 1922, in Wilmington, North Carolina. His father James and sister, Rowena S. Hall Lenart, were also Physicians (Pediatrics). He married Ms....
    • Elkins Family

    • Elkins Family
    • Elkins family sitting on the porch, in Clarkton, North Carolina. The Elkins Family of Clarkton, Bladen County, North Carolina. These are relatives of Tommie Wells, who donated the picture to the library. The two people seated are Ms. Wells'...
    • Geese in Castle Hayne

    • New Hanover County, nurseries, gardens, vegetables, flowers, green houses, trees, birds, ducks, farms, Swartville Rd
    • Glenda Wilson claps her hands to get a group of Canadian geese herded back down the dirt road to their pen at Swart U-Pick garden and greenhouse at 3020 Castle Hayne Rd. The 17 geese are owned by Dirk Swart and Ms. Wilson is employed at Swart's.
    • Jimmie I. Metts, Jr. and neighbor

    • Wilmington (N.C.); Children
    • Jimmie I. Metts sitting on the front porch of either his house or his neighbor's on Market Street. He is sitting with his dog and the neighbor, Ms. Fennell, either Charlotte or Mary, who went by Mamie. James Isaac Metts, Jr. (1910-1990) lived at...
    • Karen Y. Davis

    • Funeral homes; Embalming
    • Picture of Karen Y. Davis standing in front of her family's funeral home, in a newspaper article. Karen Y. Davis (1958- ) is a licensed embalmer and funeral director for the Davis Funeral Home. Her father, French I. Davis started the mortuary...
    • Lake Forest School Principals

    • Educators
    • Lake Forest Principals in front of the school. Clifton L. Long (1941- ) was the principal, and Gwendolyn L. Robinson (1931- ) and Russell D. Simmons (1943- ) were the assistant principals at Lake Forest School in this photo, probably when it was a...
    • Martha Patterson Kidder

    • Oakdale Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.); Junior League of Wilmington; National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of North Carolina;
    • Black and white head shot used in Ms. Kidder's online obituary. Martha Patterson Kidder (1919-2013) was born in Richmond, VA, and passed away in Wilmington, NC. She voluntered with many community groups in Wilmington, particularly the Junior...
    • Pembroke Jones

    • Shipbuilding industry; Rice--milling; Businessmen
    • Photograph of a portrait of Pembroke Jones. Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) was raised by his maternal aunt, Alice Heron London Dickinson, in Wilmington, NC and attended Cape Fear Academy. In 1879, he founded Carolina Rice Mills with Norwood Giles,...


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