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    • Stamp Defiance Chapter NSDAR Collection, 1921-2010

    • Daughters of the American Revolution -- Stamp Defiance Chapter -- History; Daughters of the American Revolution -- Stamp Defiance Chapter -- Registers
    • The Collection contains fourteen binders in chronological order. Each binder includes various materials presenting the accomplishments of the chapter from its founding in 1921 up to present day.
    • William Roy Yopp

    • Printing; baseball
    • Portrait of William Roy Yopp. William Roy Yopp (1886-1937) was born in Florence, South Carolina. He came to Wilmington in 1908 and first started work as a motorman on the street car lines. In 1911, Yopp helped to found the Regwill Printing...
    • Fred Little

    • Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; Printing
    • Portrait of Fred Little. Fred Little (1891-1975) was born in Mecklenburg County, NC. He moved to Wilmington, NC in 1908 as an office clerk at the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company. During World War I, Little served in France and was discharged...
    • Russelborough Monument - Brunswick County, NC.

    • Russelborough Monument, Monument, Stamp Act, Brunswick County
    • Russelborough was a residence on about five acres immediately north of the colonial Town of Brunswick. Captain John Russell of the British Navy bought the property from the Roger Moore estate. Royal Governor Arthur Dobbs purchased the property and...
    • George Rountree

    • Rountree, George, 1855-1942; Lawyers; Member of the General Assembly; North Carolina Bar Association
    • Studio portrait of George Rountree. George Rountree (1855-1942) was born in Kinston, NC. Rountree graduated from Harvard University in 1877, and returned to Kinston to practice law. In 1881, he married Meta Alexander Davis, daughter of George...
    • John Bright Hill

    • North Carolina. General Assembly; Lawyers
    • Portrait of John Bright Hill. John Bright Hill (1897-1984) was born in Duplin County, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, receiving both a Bachelor's and a Law degree. Hill started to practice law in Wilmington, NC in...
    • Alfred Harding Yopp

    • Pianist; Music Stores
    • Portrait of Alfred Harding Yopp. Alfred Harding Yopp (1876-1973) was born in Wilmington, NC, a direct descendent of Lord William Howard of the "Western Marshes." He was educated in the public schools of Wilmington and then moved to Boston, MA...
    • Major Graham Kerr Hobbs

    • Lawyers; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; North Carolina. General Assembly
    • Portrait of Major Graham Kerr Hobbs. Graham Kerr Hobbs (1887-1936) was born in Sampson County, NC. He attend the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. During World War I, Hobbs was commissioned a Captain...
    • Joseph Holmes Davis

    • Bankers
    • Portrait of Joseph Holmes Davis. Joseph Holmes Davis (1883-1969) was born in Southport, NC. He was educated in the public schools of Wilmington, NC and attended Cape Fear Academy. Davis became Cashier of the Carolina Savings and Trust Company in...
    • Harriss Newman

    • Lawyers
    • Portrait of Harriss Newman. Harriss Newman (1898-1954) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in public schools and attended Cape Fear Academy. Newman went to Trinity College for his Bachelor's degree and the University of North Carolina...
    • Oscar Andrew DuRant

    • City council members; Bridges; Businessmen; Brunswick County (N.C.)
    • Portrait of Oscar Andrew DuRant. Oscar Andrew DuRant (1862-1944) was born in Town Creek, Brunswick County, NC. He was educated in the public schools of Brunswick County and then went to work for his father's public grain mill company. In 1892 he...
    • Rev. Dr. John L. Fairly

    • Presbyterian Church; Clergy; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Christian Education
    • Portrait of Reverend Doctor John L. Fairly. Rev. Dr. John L. Fairly (1888-1964) was born in Laurinburg, NC. He attended Davidson College and Union Theological Seminary where he earned a Doctor of Divinity in 1922. Rev. Fairly started as the...
    • Rev. Ralph Clayton Clontz

    • Presbyterian Church; Clergy
    • Studio portrait of Reverend Ralph Clayton Clontz. Reverend Ralph Clayton Clontz (1891-1971) was born in Unionville, NC. He attended Rutherford College and Columbia Theological Seminary. Reverend Clontz moved to Wilmington, NC in 1924 to accept a...
    • Walter Hutchinson Blair

    • Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; City council members
    • Portrait of Walter Hutchinson Blair. Walter Hutchinson Blair (1890-1961) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in both public and private schools in the area. Blair began work as a cashier at the Southern Bell Telephone Company and...
    • John Leland Becton

    • Civil engineers; North Carolina State University
    • Portrait of John Leland Becton. John Leland Becton (1885-1938) was born in Wayne County, NC. He graduated from North Carolina State College (now North Carolina State University) with a Master's in Engineering and moved to Wilmington, NC were he...
    • Woodus Kellum

    • Public prosecutors; lawyers
    • Portrait of Woodus Kellum. Woodus Kellum (1878-1963) was born in Onslow county. He came to Wilmington in 1900 and briefly worked at the Consolidated Street Railway, Light and Power Company before joining the City Fire Department. While with the...
    • James Pritchard Herring

    • Educators; farming
    • Portrait of James Pritchard Herring. James Pritchard Herring (1865-1942) was born in Long Creek, Pender County, NC. He worked on his family's farm until the age of 18, when he started to teach school and save money to attend Wake Forest College....
    • Marc Gesner Volk

    • Laundry industry; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Portrait of Marc Gesner Volk. Marc Gesner Volk (1896-1938) was born in Pittsfield, MA. He started to work for the F.W. Woolworth Company at a young age and rose through the ranks of the company to manager before his career was interrupted by World...

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