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    • 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...
    • Virginia Wright-Frierson

    • Wright-Frierson, Virginia; Murals; Minnie Evans Sculpture Garden (Wilmington, N.C.); Women artists
    • Virginia Wright-Frierson, possibly at St. Johns Art Center. Virginia Wright-Frierson (1949- ) has remained a prominent artist in the city's art community since moving to Wilmington, NC in 1977. She has written and illustrated several children's...
    • Merrily Locke

    • Women political activists
    • Photograph of Merrily Locke in her home for the Star-News Woman of the Week. Merrily Locke (1948- ) was a former teacher, American Red Cross worker, and political activist living in Wilmington, NC for a period of time. Locke also ran for City...
    • Thomas and Elizabeth Wright

    • Historic preservation; Conservation and restoration; Local history
    • This image is of Thomas and Elizabeth standing in front of the Mitchell-Anderson House, Wilmington's oldest structure, during a historic plaque ceremony. Thomas and Elizabeth Wright both played important roles in the revitalization of...
    • James Johnson and Donquill Suell

    • Wilmington star-news (Wilmington,N.C.); Arbor Day; Keep America Beautiful Inc.
    • James Johhnson on left and Donquill Suell planting a tree. In honor of Arbor Day at Bellamy Elementary school, James Johnson (1980- )and Donquill Suell (1979- ) plant a red maple in front of the school. The event was also part of the Keep America...
    • Celia Rivenbark

    • Rivenbark, Celia; Journalists
    • Publicity photo of Celia Rivenbark. Celia Rivenbark (1956- ) is a humor columnist and author of several books. She was born and raised in Duplin County, NC. Her career started when she became a reporter for the Wallace Enterprise, and from there...
    • Rev. Adrian Shepard

    • Advent Christian Church
    • A photograph of Rev. Adrian Shepard for a newspaper column profiling local ministers. The Rev. Adrian Shepard (1937- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was the minister of United Advent Christian Church in Wilmington in 1987, and served as the...
    • Chester McGlockton

    • Whiteville (N.C.); African American football players
    • Newspaper photograph of Chester McGlockton playing football for the Kansas City Chiefs. Chester McGlockton (1969-2011) was born in Whiteville, NC. He was a four sport star when he went to Whiteville High School, and led the Wolfpack to a State...
    • Judge Ernest Fullwood

    • Judges; African American judges; Wilmington College; North Carolina Central University
    • Photograph of Judge Ernest Fullwood in his official robes. Ernest B. Fullwood (1944- ) was born in Wilmington, NC and grew up near 11th and Queen streets. He graduated from Williston Senior High School and received his undergraduate degree from...
    • James Linton Allegood

    • Allegood, James Linton, 1897-1991; Wilmington star-news (Wilmington, N.C)
    • Christmas card for Jimmy Allegood. James L. Allegood (1897-1991) was the advertising director of the Wilmington Morning Star newspaper for 41 years, starting in 1927.
    • 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,...
    • Minnie Evans

    • Evans, Minnie, 1892-1987; African American painters; Women artists; Artists; African American women
    • Minnie Evans possibly at the gatehouse at Airlie Gardens Estate. Minnie Eva Jones (1892-1987) was born in the Long Creek Community of Pender County, NC. In 1908, she married Julius Evans, who worked for the Pembroke Jones family. Minnie also...
    • River Traffic

    • Cape Fear River, Fishing Boat, Tugboat, Stone Towing Co.
    • A view of Norman "Drop" Bass maneuvering his fishing boat in front of a tugboat owned by the Stone Towing Co.
    • Angela Walker, Miss Wilmington 1981

    • Pageants; African American women
    • Angela Walker, Miss Wilmington 1981 Angela Walker (1960- ) was the first black Miss Wilmington. She was the first runner up in the contest, but became Miss Wilmington when the original winner of the title, Lynn Williford, won the title of Miss...
    • Thomas Green, Jr.

    • North Carolina State Ports Authority
    • Head shot of Thomas Green, Jr. Thomas James Green, Jr. (1942- ) was the Director of Administration and Finance for the North Carolina State Ports Authority in the early 1990s. He was the Deputy Executive Director in 2001. Wilmington in the...
    • Christy Godwin, Miss Wilmington 1998

    • Pageants; University of North Carolina, Wilmington
    • Publicity shot for Christy Godwin, Miss Wilmington 1998. Christy Rie Godwin (1977- ) won the title of Miss Wilmington in 1998. She attended the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a major in communications, and ran a dance studio in...
    • Ivey Hayes

    • Artists; African American artists
    • Ivey Hayes (1948-2012) was born in Pender County, NC. He earned a Master of Fine Arts from the University of North Carolina Greensboro and become a well-known and widely-respected artist in the Lower Cape Fear region. To earn a living, Hayes worked...
    • 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...

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