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    • Frederick Taylor Tucker

    • Southern Railway and Steamship Association; Seaboard Railway Company; Tax collection--United States
    • Portrait of Frederick Taylor Tucker. Frederick Taylor Tucker (1885-1943) was born in Mocksville, NC. He attended Bingham Preparatory School in Mebane, NC. Tucker worked for a period of ten years for Southern Railway in Winston-Salem, NC and then...
    • Woolvin-Warren House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for James Franklyn Woolvin (1860-1922), native of Snow Hill, NC, funeral director; and wife, Kate Cooper (1860-1895), native of Kenansville, NC. Purchased in 1896 by Archie Guthrie Warren (1861-1940), native of...
    • Harry Warren

    • Museum Directors; North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
    • Photograph of Harry Warren dining at Riverboat Landing restaurant. Harry Warren, a native of Wilmington, NC, earned his BA in History at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and his MA in History and museology at East Carolina University. ...
    • Eliza Nutt Parsley

    • United Daughters of the Confederacy. Cape Fear Chapter No. 3
    • Copy of a painted portrait of Eliza Nutt Parsley. Eliza "Hallie" Hall Nutt Parsley (1842-1920) married William M. Parsley in 1862. He was in Company F of the 3rd NC Regiment, NC Infantry. He advanced to the rank of Lt. Colonel, and died...
    • 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...
    • Rev. Dr. John L. Fairly

    • Presbyterian Church; Clergy; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Christian Education
    • Portrait of Reverend Doctor John L. Fairly. Rev. Dr. John L. Fairly (1888-1964) was born in Laurinburg, NC. He attended Davidson College and Union Theological Seminary where he earned a Doctor of Divinity in 1922. Rev. Fairly started as the...
    • Rev. Ralph Clayton Clontz

    • Presbyterian Church; Clergy
    • Studio portrait of Reverend Ralph Clayton Clontz. Reverend Ralph Clayton Clontz (1891-1971) was born in Unionville, NC. He attended Rutherford College and Columbia Theological Seminary. Reverend Clontz moved to Wilmington, NC in 1924 to accept a...
    • Lydia Knox & Hilburn Johnson

    • Bladen County (N.C.); Martin County (N.C.); Farmers
    • Lydia Knox and Hilburn Gray Johnson. Lydia Knox (1894-1969) married Hilburn Johnson (1894-1919). They are the grandparents of Elaine Brown. Lydia was born in Martin County, NC and passed away in Virgnia. Hilburn was a farmer and lived in the...
    • Helen Johnson Carter

    • Bladen County (N.C.)
    • Helen Johnson Carter Johnson in front of White Lake, NC. Helen Johnson (1916-2004) was born in Nash County, NC and raised in Bladen County, NC. She married Daniel Carter, who died in the 1950s, and then Harvie Johnson, becoming Helen Johnson...
    • John Leland Becton

    • Civil engineers; North Carolina State University
    • Portrait of John Leland Becton. John Leland Becton (1885-1938) was born in Wayne County, NC. He graduated from North Carolina State College (now North Carolina State University) with a Master's in Engineering and moved to Wilmington, NC were he...
    • Loughlin - Fennell House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for James Albert Loughlin, native of Henderson, NC (1890-1967), civil engineer; and wife, Annie Elizabeth Manson (1888-1967), native of Southport, NC. Purchased in 1926 by James Leroy Fennell (1879-1940), Atlantic...
    • Dr. John Walcott Kay

    • Doctors; African Americans
    • Dr. John Walcott Kay in a carriage. Dr. John Walcott Kay (1890-1927) was born in Weldon, NC, and received his medical degree from Shaw University in 1912. He practiced medicine in Wilmington, NC until his death in 1927. He is buried in Mount...
    • Captain Richard Porsm Paddison

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography; Steamboat workers
    • Portrait of Captain Richard Porsm Paddison. Richard Porsm Paddison (1839-1915) was born in Harper's Ferry, VA. He studied pharmacy and moved to Boston, MA to work until the outbreak of the Civil War, when he returned to his father's home in South...
    • Christine Rebecca Champion

    • Wilmington (N.C.); New Hanover County (N.C.)
    • Photographof Christine Rebecca Champion. Christine Rebecca Champion (1989-2013) was born in New Hanover County, NC, and died at Chapel Hill, NC. She was a Wilmington, NC resident.
    • Dr. Avant in His Flower Garden

    • Avant family, Physicians, African-Americans, medicine, Red Cross St.
    • Dr. Avant shown in his Flower Garden at his Home on Red Cross St. Dr. Frank W. Avant was born in Smithville (Southport), North Carolina. Dr. Avant attended Howard University (1896); Lincoln University, PA (1898), and Leonard Pharmaceutical School,...
    • Herbert McKim

    • Wrightsville Beach (N.C.); Architects
    • Photograph of retiring Chamber of Commerce President Herbert McKim (right) accepting an award of appreciation from Howard A. Penton, Jr., incoming Chamber president. Herbert Pope McKim (1928-2010) was born in Robesonville, NC. He received his...
    • Edgar Dickinson and Ida Jane Fleet Williams

    • Fort Fisher (N.C.); Harbor masters
    • Edgar Dickinson and Ida Jane Fleet Williams at "The Farm" in east Wilmington, NC. Captain Edgar Dickinson Williams (1849-1928) was born in Southport, NC and lived in Wilmington, NC. He did not fight in the Civil War, but remembered clearly...
    • Sharla D. Shiver-Cromartie

    • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University; African American women
    • Photograph of Sharla D. Shiver-Cromartie. Sharla D. Shiver-Cromartie (1965-2013) was from Rocky Point, NC. She attended Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC and also North Carolina A & T State University in Greensboro, NC. She once...
    • NCRPC0862

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Gathering for the launching of the U.S.S. Southampton on the second anniversary of the establishment of the United States Navy's Women's Reserve. Pictured standing from left to right are Mary Blackwell, of Hartsville, SC; Josephine Eubanks, of...

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