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    • 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...
    • Johanna Hickman High School Graduation

    • University of North Carolina, Wilmington; New Hanover County (N.C.)
    • Photograph of Johanna Hickman in front of Trask Coliseum at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) after graduation ceremonies for New Hanover High School. Left to right: Joe Hickman, Johanna Hickman, Margaret Hickman. Dr. Joseph...
    • Howard Lacy Armistead, Jr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; City council members; North Carolina. Board of Alcoholic Control
    • Portrait of Howard Lacy Armistead, Jr. Howard Lacy Armistead, Jr. (1935- ) was born in Knoxville, TN. He graduated from Roanoke College and the Medical College of Virginia. Armistead interned at the James Walker Memorial Hospital and completed his...
    • William A. Kopp, Jr.

    • Brunswick County (N.C.). Board of County Commissioners; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; North Carolina Association of County Commissioners
    • Portrait of William A. Kopp, Jr. William "Bill" Kopp, Jr. (1937- ) was born in Southport, North Carolina. He attended New Hanover High School and graduated from East Carolina University. He became a teacher in the New Hanover County School system...
    • Bob Moore

    • High school principals; New Hanover High School (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Head shot of Bob Moore. Robert Moore has a long history as an educator in New Hanover County, NC. He was principal at New Hanover High School for 17 years, from 1975 through 1992, when he was moved to be principal at Myrtle Grove Middle School. ...
    • Ricky Meeks

    • Buses; New Hanover County (N.C.)
    • New Hanover High School Yearbook photograph of Ricky Meeks. Richard Meeks (1968- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He is a familiar sight around town, riding the public transit buses and attending sporting events around the city. He has run for...
    • Herbert Bluethenthal and Group

    • Philanthropists; Hospitals; University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Businessmen
    • Photograph of prominent citizens of the day receiving an award. Front row, left to right: George Alper, Ben Kingoff, Sam Berger, Milton Finkelstein, Benjamin May. Back row, left to right: Herbert Moskowitz, Herbert Bluethenthal, B. D. Schwartz,...
    • 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...
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr.

    • Physicians; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners
    • Portrait of Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr. (1921-2002) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended New Hanover High School, Princeton University, and Harvard Medical School. When Hooper returned to Wilmington, he founded Hanover...
    • 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....
    • Vivian Loretta Seigler Wright

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Legal secretaries; Women politicians
    • Photograph of Vivian Loretta Seigler Wright. Vivian Loretta Seigler Wright (1932- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. She attended New Hanover High School and was awarded the Amy Bradley Medal for scholastic achievements. Wright also attended Woman's...
    • George Edward Alper

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Steel industry and trade
    • Portrait of George Edward Alper. George Edward Alper (1907-1994) was born in New York City. In the early 1950s, he and his brother moved their business, Queensboro Steel, from New York to Wilmington, NC. Alper was elected to the Board of County...
    • 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...
    • Dr. J. W. Hooper, Jr.

    • Hooper family, physicians New Hanover County Commissioners, New Hanover County Repulican Party
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr. (1921-), son of Joseph Ward Hooper, Sr., M.D. and Louise Smallbones Hooper, was born in Wilmington, N.C., September 30th, 1921. He married Miss Nell Trask, and attended Princeton (1943) and Harvard Medical School, where...
    • Nancy Harris Pritchett

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Volunteer workers in education; Keep America Beautiful, Inc.
    • Portrait of Nancy Harris Pritchett. Nancy Harris Pritchett (1934- ) was born in Cincinnati, OH. She moved to Wilmington, NC with her husband in 1969 when he accepted a position as Chief Financial Officer at New Hanover Memorial Hospital. She...
    • Leon Brogden

    • Coaches (Athletics); High schools; Basketball; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Coach Leon Brogden watching the New Hanover High School Wildcats play. Leon Lafayette Brogden, Sr. (1910-2000) was a legendary and much-loved sports figure in Wilmington, NC. He coached football, basketball, and baseball for over 32 years at New...
    • 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...

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