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    • Major William Arthur Snow

    • United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Wilmington District; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Military photograph of Major William Arthur Snow in uniform. William Arthur Snow (1894-1940) was born in New York and was a graduate of the United States Military Academy and M.I.T. A decorated veteran of World War I, he served with the 2nd...
    • Woodrow Wilson

    • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Presidents--United States
    • Woodrow Wilson riding with his 2nd wife in an automobile Thomas Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) was the 28th President of the United States, from 1913 to 1921. He lived in Wilmington from 1874 to 1882 when his father, Joseph R. Wilson, was the...
    • Curtis Brown

    • Astronauts--United States; Retired military personnel; United States. Air Force--Airmen
    • Color photograph of Curtis Brown in astronaut uniform. Curtis L. Brown (1956- ) was born in Elizabethtown, Bladen County, NC. He served as a pilot and mission commander on over six NASA space flights. He was also inducted into the U.S. Astronaut...
    • Eliza Nutt Parsley

    • United Daughters of the Confederacy. Cape Fear Chapter No. 3
    • Copy of a painted portrait of Eliza Nutt Parsley. Eliza "Hallie" Hall Nutt Parsley (1842-1920) married William M. Parsley in 1862. He was in Company F of the 3rd NC Regiment, NC Infantry. He advanced to the rank of Lt. Colonel, and died...
    • Joseph E. Nealey

    • Wilmington National Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.); United States. Army
    • Joseph E. Nealey with the family dog in the backyard. Joseph E. Nealey (1917-1945) was the son of William and Mary Nealey. He died in Italy just before the end of World War II. In 1949, the United States government brought his body home. He is...
    • John Newland Maffitt

    • Blockade; Soldiers--Confederate States of America; Farmer
    • Photograph of John Newland Maffitt. John Newland Maffitt (1819-1886) was born at sea when his parents were immigrating to the United States from Ireland. Maffitt was brought to North Carolina by an uncle who adopted him in the late 1820s. He held...
    • Jean Rabon Price King

    • North Carolina Sorosis; United Daughters of the Confederacy
    • Jean Rabon Price King at the University of North Carolina Wilmington for the Sorosis Christmas luncheon. Jean Rabon Price King (1929-2008) was born in Wilmington, NC. She was president of the North Carolina Sorosis 2005-2007. She was also a...
    • Anthony Moran

    • Purple Heart; Pender County (N.C.); African American veterans
    • Corporal Anthony Moran outside. Corporal Anthony Moran from Pender County, NC, was awarded a Purple Heart medal. The Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the president to members of the armed forces wounded...
    • French Frigate

    • French Frigate Picard, French destroyer escort La Bourdonnais
    • The French Frigate Picard is moved into a Wilmingotn dock. The French destroyer escort La Bourdonnais is also seen docked and flying the French flag in the foreground. The ships were in Wilmington to convey the official greetings from France to...
    • James D. Williams

    • United States. Navy; Admirals--United States
    • Head shot of (then) Rear Admiral James D. Williams. Vice Admiral James Dale Williams (1935- )was born in Lumberton, NC. He went to New Hanover High School, where he was the quarterback for the football team between Sonny Jurgensen and Roman...
    • American Women's Business Association, Cape Fear Chapter

    • American Women's Business Association, Cape Fear Chapter, Pelligrino Properties, United Carolina Bank
    • Micki Weisner of Pellegrino Properties (right) sprints to the finish line during the American Business Association Strut. Nine 5-member teams competed in the walking relay race throughout downtown Wilmington Wed. afternoon to raise money for their...
    • William D. McCann

    • United States. Navy; San Francisco (Calif.)
    • Black and white head shot of Mr. McCann in U. S. Navy uniform used in online obituary. William D. McCann (1932-2013) was born in San Francisco, CA, and passed away in Wilmington, NC. He served in the United States Navy during WWII. In 1974 he...
    • Snipes-Taylor House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Elmer Burriss Snipes (1884-1949), native of South Carolina, Independent Ice Company salesman; and wife, Catherine “Kate” Estelle Bell (1884-1941). Purchased in 1933 by Robert Robinson Taylor (1868-1942);...
    • Captain William Herbert Bixby

    • Bixby, William Herbert, 1849-1928; New Hanover County Public Library (Wilmington, N.C.); United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Wilmington District
    • Photograph of William Herbert Bixby. William Herbert Bixby was a native of Massachusetts, born in 1849. He was the first District Engineer in Wilmington, NC, a post he held from 1884-1891. As District Engineer, Bixby supervised all river and...
    • Alton Asa Lennon

    • Lennon, Alton, 1906-1986; Legislators--United States
    • Alton Asa Lennon standing in downtown Wilmington at the corner of Front and Princess streets. Alton Asa Lennon (1906-1986) was born and raised in Wilmington, NC. He attended New Hanover High School, where he was a star football player, and...

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