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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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Port Aerial-1

    • Cape Fear River, North Carolina State Port, Shipping, Ships, Boats
    • This b&w photograph captures a tugboat cruising down the Cape Fear River, past the North Carolina State Port.
    • Port Aerial-2

    • Cape Fear River, North Carolina State Port, Shipping, Ships
    • This photograph captures an aerial view looking down on the Cape Fear River and North Carolina North Carolina State Port south of downtown Wilmington.
    • Port Aerial-3

    • Cape Fear River, North Carolina State Port, Shipping, Boats, Ships
    • This b&w photograph captures an aerial view of the North Carolina North Carolina State Port in Wilmington.
    • Stanley Harts

    • Harts, Stanley Harold, 1952; Pender County (N.C.); Local history; Genealogists
    • Stanley Harold Harts working on his family history. Stanley Harts (1952- ) has done extensive research into his family history on both sides of his family, resulting in nine volumes of genealogical research on the Harts family, as well as many...

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