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    • Hannah Knolton Wright and children

    • Episcopal Church; Wright, Thomas Henry, 1904-
    • Newspaper photograph of Hanna Knolton Wright, wife of Bishop Thomas H. Wright, and her three children: Thomas Henry, James Knolton, and Hannah Knolton. Hannah Knolton Wright (1916-2001) was born in West Virginia and died in Wilmington, NC. She...
    • William Dallas "Joe" Wright II

    • Blacks--Civil Rights
    • Portrait of Joe Wright. William Dallas "Joe" Wright II (1952-1990) was born in Wilmington on December 25, 1952. Wright was one of the youngest members of the Wilmington 10, all of whom were convicted in a case that made national news in 1972....
    • Eleanor Wright

    • Upper class women; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Newspaper photograph of Miss Eleanor Wright, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Wright, aboard the Holland America Liner Statendam, off for a mid-winter cruise through the Caribbean. Eleanor Wright Beane (1915-2002) was the granddaughter of...
    • The Right Reverend Thomas Henry Wright

    • Episcopal Church. Diocese of East Carolina
    • Studio portrait of the Right Reverend Thomas Henry Wright. Thomas Henry Wright (1904-?) attended high school at Tileston in Wilmington, NC and transferred to the newly-built New Hanover High School, where he was president of his class. He attended...
    • Vivian Loretta Seigler Wright

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Legal secretaries; Women politicians
    • Photograph of Vivian Loretta Seigler Wright. Vivian Loretta Seigler Wright (1932- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. She attended New Hanover High School and was awarded the Amy Bradley Medal for scholastic achievements. Wright also attended Woman's...
    • Wright House, John M.

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    • Built by John Maffitt Wright (1869-1906); and wife, Josie Whittaker (1866-1940). Boyhood home of Thomas Henry Wright, (1904-1997), Bishop of The Diocese of East Carolina from 1945 to 1974. House remained in the Wright family until 1960.
    • John Wright Butler

    • Federal Paper Board Company; Local history; Genealogy
    • Photograph of John Wright Butler. John Wright Butler (1924-2010) was a lab technician for Federal Paper Board Company, and a local historian and genealogist known for his love of family genealogy. A member of the Old New Hanover Genealogy...
    • Joshua Grainger Wright

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Photograph of Joshua Grainger Wright, taken from "History of North Carolina, Vol. IV North Carolina Biography." Joshua Grainger Wright (1840-1900) was born in the family home now known as the Burgin-Wright House. He was a soldier, businessman,...
    • Dr. Eugene E. Wright, Jr.

    • Physicians
    • Photograph of Dr. Eugene E. Wright, Jr. Dr. Eugene E. Wright Jr. (1951- ) is a native of Wilmington, NC. He was a member of the Board of Trustees for the University of North Carolina Wilmington in the late 1980s. He became chairman of that board...
    • Modern View of the Burgwin-Wright House, Wilmington

    • Burgwin-Wright House, John Burgwin, Lord Cornwalis, Judge Joshua Grainger Wright, Wright Family, Burgwin family, North Carolina Society of Colonial
    • One of the few Georgian-style houses to survive in Wilmington, the house was built about 1770-1771, by John Burgwin (1731-1803), a prominent lawyer, merchant and owner of considerable area real estate. Prior to the purchase by Burgwin, the lot was...
    • Thomas Henry Wright Building

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    • Original portion of building erected as rental property for Thomas Henry Wright (1800-1866), physician, merchant, and President of the Bank of Cape Fear. Property remained in Wright family until 1957. Facade altered in 1915 by Henry E. Bonitz,...
    • 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...
    • Calvin Wright

    • Pender County (N.C.); Emergency workers; Volunteer fire fighters
    • Calvin Wright stands in front of a Pender County Emergency vehicle. In 1989, Calvin Wright was a volunteer emergency medical technician, a volunteer fireman, and a jailer for the Pender County Sheriff's Department.
    • Betsy Burney Wright

    • North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.)--History; Teachers--North Carolina
    • Betsy Burney, later Betsy Wright, riding on the U.S.A.F. float in the Azalea parade. Elizabeth Moody Burney Wright (1938-2001) was born in Lumberton, NC. She was a member of the New Hanover High School Class of 1956, and graduated from Meredith...
    • Paddlewheel Ship H.G. Wright

    • Wilmington, New Hanover county, North Carolina, boats, steam-powered, Army Corps of Engineers, snag boat
    • Left to right, Leslie Bright, state underwater archaeologist, Jerry Dunn, volunteer, and Dave Carnell, chairman of the board of directors of the New Hanover Co. museum work to raise the workings of the paddlewheel ship the H.G. Wright from the edge...
    • Wright-Murchison House

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    • Italianate style house owned by Lucy Wright Murchison Giles (1850-1913); later owned by her daughter, Lucile Wright Murchison (1880-1968); became residence of Dr. and Mrs. David R. Murchison in 1927.

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