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    • William Alexander Whitehead

    • Actor
    • 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....
    • William Benjamin Gould and sons

    • African American Sailors
    • William B. Gould, seated, a veteran of the Civil War and his six sons, including three First Lieutenants, One Major in the Reserve, and two Privates. William Benjamin Gould was a contraband, a slave who escaped to behind Union lines during the...
    • William Eliason Sisson, Jr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; City council members; Chiropractors
    • Portrait of William Eliason Sisson, Jr. William "Bill" Eliason Sisson, Jr. (1949- ) was born in Wilmington, the son of William Eliason Sisson and Alice Borden Moore Sisson. He is the great-grandson of Roger Moore. Sisson attended New Hanover High...
    • Captain William Harris Northrup

    • Northrup, William Harris, 1836-1924; Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography; Lumber trade
    • Portrait of Captain William H. Northrup. Captain William Harris Northrup was born in Wilmington ,NC in 1836. He worked for his father until the outbreak of the Civil War, when he enlisted as a member of the Wilmington Light Infantry. Northrop...
    • Moonlight Bay

    • Full Moon
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph by William Medeiros which captures a full moon over the waters at Wrightsville Beach.
    • William Joseph Woodward

    • Woodward, William, 1843-1907
    • Studio portrait of William Woodward seated with his sons. William Joseph Woodward was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina on September 1, 1843. He was a Confederate veteran of the Civil War, a member of the 1st North Carolina Infantry Regiment...
    • Rev. William H. Milton, D.D.

    • St. James Church (Wilmington, N.C.); Milton, William Hammond, 1869-1946
    • The Rev. William H. Milton, D.D., standing in front of what is probably St. James Episcopal Church in Wilmington, NC. The Rev. William Hammond Milton, D.D. (1868-1946) was Rector of St James from 1906-1936. He was very involved in the National...
    • William A. Caster

    • United States. Coast Guard.; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners
    • Portrait of William A. Caster. William "Bill" Caster (1940- ) was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Caster graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1963 and went on to pursue three Master's degrees. He served in the Coast Guard for 27 years and...
    • Dr. William Madison Randall

    • William Madison Randall Library; Wilmington College; University of North Carolina, Wilmington
    • Photograph of Dr. William Madison Randall. Dr. William Madison Randall (1899-1984) was born in Michigan. He received an A.B. and an A.M. degree from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D from Hartford Theological Seminary. Dr. Randall served as...
    • William Lord deRosset

    • deRosset, William Lord,1832-1910
    • Published photograph of W.L. deRosset. William Lord deRosset (1832-1910) was the oldest son of Dr. Armand John deRosset and his first wife Eliza Lord deRosset. He helped establish the Clarendon Iron Works in Wilmington after he returned from...
    • William D. Halyburton Jr

    • Halyburton, William; Medal of Honor
    • Army photograph of William David Halyburton Jr. William D. Halyburton Jr (1924-1945) was born in Canton, North Carolina and then moved to Wilmington. He went to New Hanover High School and is one of two Medal of Honor recepients from that...
    • 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...
    • William H. Alderman House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for William Harriss Alderman (1851-1932), bookkeeper; and wife, Alice Guess Larkins (1852-1905), on property given to them by her parents, William and Belinda Larkins. After Mrs. Aldermans death, the family retained the...
    • William Dougal McCaig

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company
    • Portrait of William Dougal McCaig. William Dougal McCaig (1874-1951) was born in Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania. McCaig entered the railroad service as a young boy and worked his way through the ranks until he became Vice President of the Atlantic...
    • Holladay-Whitehead House

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    • Queen Anne style house built by William Holladay (1865-1940), native of Richmond, VA, clerk for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Fannie Pritchard (1878-1960). Purchased in 1895 by Cornelia Grant Whitehead (1842-1926), wife of William A....
    • Dr. William White Harriss

    • Physicians; Soldiers--Confederate States of America; Ship brokers
    • Portrait of Dr. William White Harriss. William White Harriss (1824-1901) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College and the medical department of the...
    • McEachern's Store

    • Merchants
    • Photograph of McEachern's Store, on Market Street around the middle of the block between 2nd and 3rd streets. William Heiden McEachern (right, 1867-1929) ran the store along with his brother Neil Morriss McEachern (1874-1937). Neil's family lived...
    • William F. Adcock

    • Orchestra; Conductors (Music)
    • William F. Adcock, conducting a class at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. William F. Adcock (1927-1982) was the founding conductor of the UNCW/Community Orchestra, now known as the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. He was on the...
    • William D. Polite

    • Waiters
    • Newspaper photograph of William D. Polite in a dining room William Darnell Polite (1867-1953) was born in Charleston to slave parents. He worked as a headwaiter at some of the finest hotels in the south, including the Wilmington and the Orton in...

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