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    • Mary McLeod Bethune

    • Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955; National Council of Negro Women; African American women
    • Copy print of Mary McLeod Bethune. Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955) was born in South Carolina, the daughter of slaves. From these beginnings she went on to found Bethune Cookman College in Daytona Beach, FL, and the National Council of Negro...
    • North Front Street - 200 block.

    • N. Front Street, Murchison, Chestnut Street
    • Chestnut Street - 100 block - north side The main buildings are (from left) the first floor of the Murchison Building, (built 1913/1914); the Murchison National Bank-Acme Building (1902) and the tall building to the left, the Cape Fear Hotel...
    • Southern National Bank robbery

    • robberies, banks, North Carolina, New Hanover County
    • Officer, J. Fred Newber, crime scene specialist with the Wilmington Police Department, dusts for fingerprints while Southern National Bank senior vice president, Larry Robertson, uses the telephone after a robbery at the bank on Front Street.
    • Joseph E. Nealey

    • Wilmington National Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.); United States. Army
    • Joseph E. Nealey with the family dog in the backyard. Joseph E. Nealey (1917-1945) was the son of William and Mary Nealey. He died in Italy just before the end of World War II. In 1949, the United States government brought his body home. He is...
    • Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr.

    • Harriss, Andrew Howell, 1898-1998; Order of the Long Leaf Pine
    • Military photograph of Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr. in uniform. Andrew Harriss (1898-1998) was born in Wilmington, NC. He fought in World War I (with parental consent as he was only 16), and participated in five major engagements during his time...
    • Colonel Royce Stanley McClelland

    • Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; National Guard; Lawyers
    • Portrait of Colonel Royce Stanley McClelland. Royce Stanley McClelland (1888-1981) was born in Portland, MI. He came to Wilmington, NC in 1912 at the age of 18, and began work with Alexander Sprunt & Sons. During World War I, McClelland served in...
    • Rev. William H. Milton, D.D.

    • St. James Church (Wilmington, N.C.); Milton, William Hammond, 1869-1946
    • The Rev. William H. Milton, D.D., standing in front of what is probably St. James Episcopal Church in Wilmington, NC. The Rev. William Hammond Milton, D.D. (1868-1946) was Rector of St James from 1906-1936. He was very involved in the National...
    • Tamera Young

    • Women's National Basketball Association; Women athletes
    • E. A. Laney High School yearbook photograph of Tamera Young. Tamera Young (1986- ) is a native of Wilmington, NC. She went to E. A. Laney High School, where she was a basketball stand-out. She went to James Madison University for college, where...
    • Robert L Henry

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    • Newspaper clipping of photograph. Robert L. Henry (1939- ) was a loan officer at the North Carolina National Bank in the 1970's, working his way up from the position of a messenger.
    • 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....
    • Evelyn MacDonald

    • United States. Army. Women's Army Corps.; Wilmington National Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Photograph of Evelyn MacDonald on the phone, probably at her business. Mrs. Evelyn Orrell MacDonald (1895-1966) was one of the leading members of the Business and Professional Women's Club in Wilmington, NC, and ran her own business, MacDonald...
    • National Cemetery.

    • National Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves
    • The old caretakers' lodge with the mansard roof is to the left (looking northwest). Burials were first made in this cemetery, located on Market Street at North Twentieth Street, in February, 1867. It contains the remains of those Union soldiers who...
    • U.S. Post Office (1889-1891) - rear view.

    • Post Office, N. Front Street, Chestnut Street
    • The post office is viewed from north Second Street across Post Office Park. The park was a gathering place for local citizens. During the World Series, the park was very popular, especially before radio became wide-spread. Crowds would congregate...
    • National Cemetery - General view.

    • National Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves
    • The cemetery borders the Carolina Heights area, an early Wilmington suburb. The rear of a residence appears on the right side of the photograph. The old caretakers' lodge with the mansard roof is to the left (looking northwest). Burials were...

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