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    • Holt-Wise House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Edwin Cameron Holt (1861-1944), native of Graham, NC, cotton manufacturer and president of Delgado Cotton Mills; and wife, Delores Delgado Stevens (1872-1983), native of Charleston, SC. Purchased in 1916...
    • William E. Worth House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for William Elliott Worth (1850-1923), founder of W.E. Worth & Co., ice manufacturers, secretary-treasurer and general manager of University Oil & Fertilizer Co.; and wife, Nellie Shay (1853-1921), native of Brooklyn,...
    • J.O. Hinton House

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    • Neo-Classical Revival style house built as investment property for James Oscar Hinton (1873-1952), manager of City Laundry; and wife, Estelle Shepherd (1875-1960). The second story was added in the late 1920s during the ownership of the Rev....
    • John E. Taylor House

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    • Italianate style house built for John E. Taylor (1858-1925); and wife, Lida Walls (1858-1928), native of Lincoln, PA. A graduate of Howard University, he was the first black Deputy Collector, U.S. Customs in Wilmington. House saved for preservation...
    • Delores Delgado Stevens Holt

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    • Delores Delgado Stevens was born in Charleston, S.C. in 1872. She married Edwin Cameron Holt, a prosperous cotton manufacturer, on April 19, 1893. Delgado Cotton Mills, later Spofford Mills, was named by Edwin Holt for his wife. They had one...
    • William Alexander Whitehead

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    • This image is a portrait of William Whitehead taken by Luigi Luccioni, courtesty of Ferargil Gallery in New York City. William Alexander Whitehead was born on July 30, 1908 in Wilmington, NC. He was the son of William Grant and Lita Larkins....
    • James Benson Dudley

    • African American educators; African American newspaper editors; African American freemasonry; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Studio portrait of James Dudley. James Benson Dudley (1859-1925)was born in Wilmington, NC, to John Bishop and Annie Hatch Dudley, who were slaves of Edward B. Dudley, Governor of North Carolina. He majored in elementary education at Shaw...
    • Clyde Simmons

    • African American football players; Philadelphia Eagles (football team)
    • Head shot of Clyde Simmons. Clyde Simmons (1964- ) was born in Lane, SC. He went to New Hanover High School in Wilmington, NC and graduated from Western Carolina University. He was a 9th round draft pick for the Philadelphia Eagles in 1986 as a...
    • Rev. D. J. Sanders

    • African American Newspapers; African American Churches
    • Rev. D. J. Sanders Rev. D. J. Sanders (1845? -1907) became the pastor of the Chestnut Street Presbyterian church on May 15, 1874, a small Carpenter Gothic and Italianate style church with a African-American congregation, that still stands on...
    • Dr. Leroy W. Upperman

    • African American physicians
    • Photograph of Dr. Leroy W. Upperman. Dr. Leroy Wenford Upperman (1913-1996) was the first resident physician at the new Community Hospital built in Wilmington, NC in 1939. He entered private practice in Wilmington in 1941, and was very active in...
    • Hubert Eaton, Sr.

    • African American Physicians; Eaton, Hubert A. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991; African American tennis players; Segregation
    • Studio Portrait of Hubert Eaton, Sr. Hubert A. Eaton, Sr. (1916-1991) was born in Fayetteville, NC. He received his Bachelor of Science from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte NC in 1937, and went on to the University of Michigan, where he...
    • Frederick Cutlar Sadgwar, Sr.

    • African Americans--History; Carpenters; African American business enterprises; Freedmen's schools and textbooks
    • Copy of a photograph of Frederick C. Sadgwar, Sr. used in a newspaper story honoring him at the Cape Fear Museum. Frederick Cutlar Sadgwar, Sr. (1843-1925) was a local carpenter who did much to promote African American businesses in Wilmington,...
    • Rev. Aaron Moore and Anna Briggs Moore

    • African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Cape Fear Conference
    • Newspaper clipping of photograph of Aaron Moore and wife, Anna Moore. Reverend Aaron Moore (1918- ) was born in the Old Town Community of Brunswick County and was married to Anna Briggs Moore. At the United Christian College in Goldboro, NC, he...
    • Dave Allen

    • Allen, Dave, 1949- ; Swimming coaches; University of North Carolina, Wilmington
    • Head shot of Dave Allen. Dave Allen (1949- ) originated the swimming and diving program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 1977, and has been the head coach ever since. His teams have won 12 straight CAA titles. He has been voted...
    • Dr. Elbert Anderson

    • Anderson family, Sykes family, Roberts family, Stovacs family, physicians
    • Dr. Elbert Carl Anderson (1911-), son of John and Maggie Sykes Anderson, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, April 28th, 1911. He married Miss Mildred Roberts (deceased) and married his second wife, Miss Martha Stovacs. He received his M.D....
    • Dr. Robert J. Andrews

    • Andrews family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Robert Jackson Andrews (1921-), was born January 21, 1921 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He attended UNC Chapel Hill from 1943-44 and the University of Tennesse, Memphis, in 1946. His parents were Vernon and Edna Hall Andrews and he married...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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