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    • Agnes Livingston Lucas Newland

    • Weddings; University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    • Photograph used in her wedding announcement in the Star-News. Agnes Livingston Lucas (1917- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. She married Hubert Francis Newland in 1937 at the Fifth Avenue Methodist Church in Wilmington. She received her education...
    • All American City, Wilmington, NC

    • Wilmington Jaycees, ceremonies, Miss Wilmington, welcome signs, Green Meadows
    • Jaycees chat with Miss Wilmington Jeanne Hardin after she cut the ribbon at the new welcome sign near Green Meadows. Burt Flowers, Cliff Reaves (second from left).
    • Ann Eliza McKay Lucas

    • Bladen County (N.C.); Upper class women
    • Head shot of Mrs. Ann Eliza McKay Lucas. Ann Eliza McKay (circa 1850 -1915) was married to Dr. William Lucas. She was a descendant of General McKay of Bladen County and revolutionary war fame. Dr. and Mrs. Lucas had ten children.
    • Bernice Foy Pridgen

    • New Hanover County (N.C.)
    • Obiturary photograph from the Star News Bernice Foy "Nana" Pridgen (1922-2011) was born and died in New Hanover County. She lived in the Scotts Hill community.
    • Bessie & Sophie Xanthos

    • Greek Americans; Oakdale Cemetery
    • Newspaper photograph used in the wedding announcement of sisters Bessie and Sophie Xanthos. "Bessie" Billie D. Xanthos Pappas Frank (1919-2006) was born in Wilmington, NC. She was a member of the class of 1936 at New Hanover High School, and...
    • Betty Foy Scavella

    • African American women
    • Newspaper clipping of Betty Foy Scavella. Betty Foy Scavella (1913-2010) was a New Hanover County, NC resident. Her funeral service was held at Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church and she was buried in Pollocks Cemetery in Scotts Hill, NC.
    • Beverly Tetterton

    • Tetterton, Beverly; Tetterton, Glen; Special librarians; Women archivists; Genealogy and local history; Women historians
    • Photograph of Beverly Tetterton at the New Hanover County Courthouse. Beverly S. Tetterton-Opheim is a native of Williamsburg, Virginia, the youngest daughter of Ella Virginia Levorsen and Lester Norvin Opheim. Mrs. Tetterton and her husband Glenn...
    • Bill Reaves Subject File Index

    • North Carolina -- History; New Hanover County -- History; Wilmington (N.C.) -- History
    • This is an index to an on-line index only. To view the contents of a file you will need to visit the North Carolina Room of the New Hanover County Public Library at 201 Chestnut Street in Wilmington, North Carolina. This index is kept at the...
    • Bishop Herbert Bell Shaw

    • Shaw, Herbert Bell, 1908-1980; African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; African Americans--North Carolina--Wilmington
    • Photograph of Bishop Shaw standing at the altar of an African Methodist Episcopal Zion (A.M.E.Z) church. Bishop Herbert Bell Shaw (1908-1985) was born in Wilmington, NC and received his early education from local public schools. He later...
    • Bishop James Walker Hood

    • Hood, James Walker, 1831-1918; African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
    • Black and white copy print of a drawing of Bishop Hood. James Walker Hood (1831-1918) was sent as a church Elder to do mission fieldwork in North Carolina. He was Assistant Superintendent of Public Instruction from 1868 to 1870, and he co-founded...
    • C. Conley Wilson III

    • Iron foundries
    • Newspaper photograph used in C. Conley Wilson III obituary. Charles Conley Wilson III (1945-1997) was born and died in New Hanover county, NC. He was the president of Wilmington Iron Works. The company that came to be known as the Wilmington...
    • C. E. Spivey

    • Restaurants; Whiteville (N.C.)
    • Head shot used in "Life Around Wilmington", a local magazine. C. E. "Gene" Spivey was born in Whiteville, NC, and moved to Wilmington before joining the U. S. Army in 1943. He earned a Bronze Medal during his WWII service. He started as an...
    • Cape Fear River Pilots

    • Pilots; Blockade
    • Photograph of Cape Fear River Pilots. Front left to right: Thomas Newton, Julius Dosher; back left to right, Joseph Newton, unknown, Joseph Bensel, and Thomas Brinkman. Several of the men in this picture were successful blockade runners during...
    • 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...
    • Charles Edward Foy

    • Castle Hayne (N.C.)
    • Photograph of Charles Edward Foy used in a newspaper memorial. Charles Edward Foy (1913-1973) was born in the Castle Hayne area of New Hanover County, NC. He died at New Hanover Memorial Hospital.
    • Charles Venson Medlin

    • Surf City (N.C.); City councils
    • Black and white photograph used in the newspaper obituary for Charles Venson Medlin. Charles Venson Medlin (1923-1998) was a longtime businessman in Surf City, NC. He was a native of North Carolina, having been born in Nash County. He was an...
    • Charles W. Chesnutt

    • Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932; Riots--North Carolina--Wilmington--History--19th century; African Americans--North Carolina
    • Copy print of a black and white photograph of Charles W. Chesnutt. Charles Waddell Chesnutt (1858-1932) was an author who made frequent visits to Wilmington, NC. His family was from Fayetteville, NC, though he was born in Cleveland, OH. His...
    • Civil War

    • Civil War, Confederacy, Confederate Veterans
    • Last Confederate veterans of Wilmington area. Richard M.V.B. Reaves (died 1930) is short man in 2nd row.
    • Clara Lee Jones Everett

    • New Hanover County (N.C.)
    • Head shot photograph used in a newspaper memorial for Clara Lee Jones Everett. Clara Lee Jones Everett (1941-2010) was born and died in New Hanover County, NC. She was a graduate of Williston High school in Wilmington, NC.
    • Confederate Veterans

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America
    • Photograph of a gathering of the Confederate Veterans group. Last Confederate Veterans of the Wilmington, NC area. Richard M. V. B. Reaves (died 1930) is the short man in the second row.

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