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    • A.M. Wilson House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built as residence for Captain Alexander M. Wilson, Sr. (1851-1914); and wife, Ellen Nora Piver (1857-1911). At age 12, he enlisted in the Confederate Army and was engaged in the battle of Fort Fisher. He later became a...
    • Addison Hewlett, Sr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.) Board of Commissioners; Truck Farmers; North Carolina Association of County Commissioners
    • Portrait of Addison Hewlett, Sr. Addison Hewlett, Sr. (1876-1954) was born on Masonboro Sound, the son of Elijah and Almira Hewlett. He attended Masonboro Community School and Wake Forest College. Hewlett worked as a truck farmer on Waterside...
    • Airlie Gardens - Azaleas around lake.

    • Airlie Gardens, Azaleas, Lake
    • By 1910, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) had acquired considerable acreage on the north shore of Bradley Creek. Jones was a wealthy man, who married Sadie Wharton Green (1859-1943). He named his property, "Airlie," after an English estate of the same...
    • Airlie Gardens - Lake.

    • Airlie Gardens, Lake
    • By 1910, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) had acquired considerable acreage on the north shore of Bradley Creek. Jones was a wealthy man, who married Sadie Wharton Green (1859-1943). He named his property, "Airlie," after an English estate of the same...
    • Airlie Gardens - Swans on the pond.

    • Airlie Gardens, Swans
    • By 1910, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) had acquired considerable acreage on the north shore of Bradley Creek. Jones was a wealthy man, who married Sadie Wharton Green (1859-1943). He named his property, "Airlie," after an English estate of the same...
    • Airlie Gardens.

    • Airlie Gardens, Oak Trees
    • Oak trees, hung with Spanish moss. By 1910, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) had acquired considerable acreage on the north shore of Bradley Creek. Jones was a wealthy man, who married Sadie Wharton Green (1859-1943). He named his property, "Airlie,"...
    • Althea Gibson

    • Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003; African American Women tennis players
    • Althea Gibson at the tennis court of Dr. Hubert A. Eaton, Sr. where she learned tennis in her early years. Althea Gibson (1927-2003) was the first black tennis player to win the Australian Doubles, French Open, United States Open, and Wimbledon...
    • Barbara and Graham Eugene Merritt Sr

    • Drive-in restaurants; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Photograph of Barbara Ann Dale and Graham Eugene Merritt Sr outside in front of their car, probably on their wedding day. Barbara Ann Dale Merritt (1941- ) and her husband Graham Eugene Merritt Sr (1938- ) were both born in Wilmington, NC. They...
    • Benson House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Ernest Stuart Benson, Sr. (1897-1961); and wife, Lena Craig (1894-1974). He was a pharmacist and owner of Southside Drug Store, a neighborhood landmark at Front and Castle.
    • Boney Family Architects

    • Architects--North Carolina-- Biography
    • Family photograph of the Boneys. From right to left: Leslie Norwood Boney, Sr., Leslie Boney, Jr., William Joseph Boney, Charles Hussey Boney, Paul Boney in front. Leslie Norwood Boney (1880-1964) was a well-known and respected architect in...
    • Cape Fear Dairy

    • Dairy farming; Immigrants; Bulbs (plants)
    • The Cape Fear Dairy owners and operators, left to right: Cornelius (1895-1981), Dirk, Jr. (1899-1980), Hendrick (1906-1985), Jacob (1910-1980), William (1896-1976), Jan (1908-1955), Dirk, Sr. (1873-1939) and Maarten (1901-1962) Swart. The Cape...
    • Cape Fear Motor Sales

    • Automobile dealers--United States
    • Taken at Cape Fear Motor Sales at the opening of the Mercury Dealership at North 2nd Street in Wilmington, NC between 1940 and 1955. The woman on the left holding the bottle is Easter Peeler (1921-2003), buried in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The...
    • Collins-Jones House

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    • Dutch Colonial style house built for Walter May Collins (1869-1945), native of Lincolnshire, England, farmer; and wife, Wilella James (1875-1961), native of Pender County. Purchased in 1946 by Willie Avant Jones, Sr. (1895-1976), native of...
    • Cooperative Savings and Loan

    • Banks and Banking--United states;
    • Photograph of Christmas party of the Cooperative Savings and Loan on board the Fergus Ark restaurant. Left to right: (sitting) Estel Fussell, Audrey Woodall, Polly Justice, Miriam Alford, Frederick Willetts, Sr., Catherine Freimuth (Tinder), Betty...
    • Corneilus Ellis Anderson, Sr

    • Church of God in Christ; African Americans--North Carolina--Wilmington
    • Color photograph of Bishop Anderson in his church robes. Bishop Cornelius Ellis Anderson, Senior (1932-2012) was born in Texas and passed away in Charlotte, NC. He accepted a call to the ministry and was ordained in October 1959 in the Church of...

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