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    • Henry Taylor House

    • Taylor Family; African American families; Taylor, Robert R. (Robert Robinson), 1868-1942.
    • Home of Henry Taylor, with his children and grand-children standing in front. Henry Taylor (see also Henry Taylor) was a free African American man who lived in Wilmington, NC in the 1800s. He was very involved in local civic and religious...
    • Robert Feaster Coleman, Jr.

    • Coleman, Robert Feaster, 1918-2009
    • Photograph of Robert Coleman sitting in his office. Robert Feaster Coleman Jr. was born in 1918 in Wilmington. He attended New Hanover High School and graduated from North Carolina State College, earning Bachelor's degrees in Civil Engineering and...
    • Robert Chester Ruark Jr.

    • Ruark, Robert Chester, 1915-1965
    • Photograph of Robert Ruark sitting with his typewriter. Robert Chester Ruark Jr. was born in 1915 in Wilmington. His grandparents owned a home on the corner of Lord and Nash Streets in Southport and it is at this home that Robert spent his...
    • Robert Moore and Brenda Kauffman

    • Cape Fear Garden Club (Wilmington, N.C.); High Schools--North Carolina; Physicians--North Carolina
    • Robert A. Moore III and Brenda Kauffman at the New Hanover High School 1975 Jr/Sr prom. Brenda Sue Kauffman Moore graduated from NHHS in 1975. She is a member of the Cape Fear Garden Club. Robert Alexander Moore III graduated in 1976. He is a...
    • Robert Smith Jervay

    • African American Newspapers
    • Robert Smith Jervay Robert Smith Jervay (1873-1941) was born in Summerville, S.C. He moved his family to Wilmington in 1911 for the better educational opportunities, and started a printing business called Jervay Printing. In 1927 his son Henry...
    • Dr. Robert Fales

    • Fales, Robert Martin, 1907-1995; Wilmington (N.C.); Physicians
    • Dr. Robert Fales working on his notes in front of the North Carolina Room at the New Hanover County Public Library. Dr. Robert Martin Fales (1907-1995) was a local physician, historian, and native of Wilmington, NC. He attended Wake Forest for...
    • Robert "Bobby" Greer Collection, 1988-2010

    • Greer, Robert Gardner; County officials and employees -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County; Souvenirs (Keepsakes) -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- 20th century
    • The Collection contains fifteen binders in chronological order from 1988 to 2010. Each binder includes various materials pertaining to Robert Greer’s political career and the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners.
    • Brady House

    • Built by Robert Henderson Brady (1859-1936), bricklayer; builder and contractor, for his wife, Willie Wallace (1864-1944), as their family residence. Remained in family until 1979.
    • Corporal Robert H. Worrell

    • Silver Star; Burgaw (N.C.); Pender County (N.C.)
    • Newspaper photograph of Cpl. Robert Worrell in uniform used in article "Our Men in Service", that ran periodically in the paper during WWII. Robert Henry Worrell (1921-1994) was born in Ashton, Pender County, NC. His family later lived in...
    • Dr. Robert Melton

    • physicians, Robert Melton, Melton
    • Dr. Robert A. Melton (1930-), son of R.A. and Jennie Melton was born in Wilmington, North Carolina February 11th, 1930. He married Sara Melton and attended Duke, where, in 1954, he earned his M.D. He was a Pediatrician in private practice;...
    • Robert Chestnut and Edward Gibbs

    • African American Pilots
    • Post WWII African American flying school, Wilmington, Chestnut on left and Gibbs on right in picture. Edward Albertis Gibbs (1919-1969) was a civilian flight instructor in Tuskegee, Alabama during WWII. In 1947 he started the Atlantic School of...
    • Robert Scott

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company.
    • Portrait of Robert Scott. Robert Scott (1877-1957) was born in Fifeshire, Scotland and came to the United States at the age of seven. He joined the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad in 1893 and rose through the ranks to become head of the department of...
    • Robert Theodore Davis, Jr.

    • Public prosecutors; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners
    • Portrait of Robert Theodore Davis, Jr. Robert "Ted" Davis, Jr. (1950- ) was born in Wilmington. He attended the University of North Carolina and received a law degree from Wake Forest University. Davis established a law practice in Wilmington in...
    • Dr. Robert Pigford

    • Pigford family, Toms family, Selden family, Harris family, physicians
    • Dr. Robert Toms Pigford (1914-), son of Robert Weldon and Myrtle Toms Pigford, was born in Wilmington, N.C. November 20th, 1914. He married Miss Lavinia Selden Harris, attended UNC-Chapel Hill (1936) and The University of Maryland (1940). He was in...
    • Robert Bey

    • Catfish Fisheries; Columbus County (N.C.)
    • Robert Bey standing outside by his truck Robert Bey (1954- ) started a catfish farming enterprise near Lake Waccamaw in 1979 named Buck Trail Aquafarm. He had 6 fishponds dug, 300 x 50, 6 feet deep, stocked with 35,000 channel catfish. He was...
    • NCRPC01862

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party of the SS Hannis Taylor, on May 31, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Pictured left to right are Robert Tate, of Wilmington; Robert Tate Jr.; unknown person; Mrs. Robert Tate; unknown person;...


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