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    • President Woodrow Wilson

    • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
    • A program for the Centennial Memorial Service held for Woodrow Wilson at the First Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, NC. Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) is the only U.S. president to have called Wilmington home. President Wilson's parents moved to the...
    • Rev. Joseph Ruggles Wilson

    • Wilson, Joseph Ruggles, 1822-1903; First Presbyterian Church (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Portrait of the Reverend Joseph Ruggles Wilson. The Reverend Joseph Ruggles Wilson (1822-1903) was the father of former president, Woodrow Wilson. The Reverend Wilson was installed to the pastorate at the First Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, NC...
    • Madafo Lloyd Wilson

    • Storytellers; Griots; African American--History
    • Digital image of Madafo Lloyd Wilson telling a traditional African story. Lloyd Wilson (1947- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended Williston High School where he was a member of the Glee Club. Wilson is renowned as a storyteller, musician,...
    • 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...
    • C. Conley Wilson III

    • Iron foundries
    • Newspaper photograph used in C. Conley Wilson III obituary. Charles Conley Wilson III (1945-1997) was born and died in New Hanover county, NC. He was the president of Wilmington Iron Works. The company that came to be known as the Wilmington...
    • McCulloch B. Wilson House

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    • Originally built in bungalow-style for McCulloch Brogden Wilson (1884-1969), auditor for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Alma Kate Peschau (1890-1929). House enlarged in 1932 to Dutch Colonial Revival style after Wilson's second...
    • Rev. Dr. A. J. Wilson

    • A. M. E. Church
    • Copy of a black and white newspaper photograph of the Rev. Dr. A.J. Wilson. Rev. Dr. Allen Jeffrey Wilson (1870-?) was the pastor of several A.M.E. churches throughout North Carolina, including Wilmington's St. Stephen A.M.E. from 1913-1917. ...
    • Wilson Cottage

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    • Queen Anne style cottage built for Basil Monroe Wilson (1871-1952), native of Sneeds Ferry, NC and foreman of finishing section for Wilmington Cotton Mills; and wife, Mary Emma Frost (1873-1935).
    • A.M. Wilson House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built as residence for Captain Alexander M. Wilson, Sr. (1851-1914); and wife, Ellen Nora Piver (1857-1911). At age 12, he enlisted in the Confederate Army and was engaged in the battle of Fort Fisher. He later became a...
    • Wilsons Grocery Store

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, groceries, signs, advertisements, local food markets
    • on premise Wilson's billboard at edge of parking lot for Wilson's grocery store, at Carolina Beach Rd and N. College Rd, in Monkey Junction
    • Geese in Castle Hayne

    • New Hanover County, nurseries, gardens, vegetables, flowers, green houses, trees, birds, ducks, farms, Swartville Rd
    • Glenda Wilson claps her hands to get a group of Canadian geese herded back down the dirt road to their pen at Swart U-Pick garden and greenhouse at 3020 Castle Hayne Rd. The 17 geese are owned by Dirk Swart and Ms. Wilson is employed at Swart's.
    • Post Office Park - North Second and Chestnut streets.

    • Post Office Park, N. Second Street, Chestnut Street, Cape Fear Hotel, Dr. Thomas Fanning
    • David Bryant, valet to Woodrow Wilson’s father, the Rev. Joseph Wilson, poses in the park, across the street from the Cape Fear Hotel. The Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood house is on the northeast corner of North Second and Chestnut streets.
    • Elisha Lee Applewhite

    • Postmasters
    • Studio portrait of Elisha Lee Applewhite. Elisha Lee Applewhite (1864-1897) was the postmaster of Columbus, NC in 1892. He married Rosa Battle Rhodes in Wilson, NC in 1890. He died at age 33, and is buried in Wilson.
    • Fort Caswell Summer Encampment

    • Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 18th. Company G; Fort Caswell (N.C.)
    • Wilmington Light Infantry summer encampment at Ft. Caswell, NC around 1911. From left to right: Jim Holmes, George Lynch, Edward Z. King (1892-1978), David Loming, Jim Wilson, Pinky Turner. The Wilmington Light Infantry was a local militia unit...
    • Wilmington Police Department Auction (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, buyers, sellers, bidders, bicycles, stolen items, law enforcement
    • Wilmington police department's Lieutenant C.M. James, wearing police overalls and a police ball cap, tags a small light-colored girls bike.Volunteer Vincent Wilson holds it steady as the bike goes on the auction block at the Wilmington Police...

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