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    • Sadie Plunkitt Vick

    • Actresses; Musical theater
    • Photograph of Sara Ann Plunkitt Vick. Sara Ann "Sadie" Plunkitt (1873-1957) was born in Manhattan, NY. She grew up in Manhattan and was a member of "The Belle of New York" theatrical company. She performed with the company in numerous productions...
    • George Edward Alper

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Steel industry and trade
    • Portrait of George Edward Alper. George Edward Alper (1907-1994) was born in New York City. In the early 1950s, he and his brother moved their business, Queensboro Steel, from New York to Wilmington, NC. Alper was elected to the Board of County...
    • Dr. Solomon Sachwell

    • Sachwell family, physicians, medicine, typhoid fever
    • Dr. Solomon Sampson Satchwell (1821-1892), son of James and Elizabeth Windley Satchwell. He was married to Elizabeth Vanderveer of New Jersey; Ann Victoria Moore, daughter of Alfred L. Moore of New Hanover County; Sara Bell, daughter of Fletcher...
    • Tide Water Power Company

    • power companies, Tide Water
    • An unidentified man stands in front of the Tide Water Power Company building on 217-221 Princess Street, Wilmington, N.C. in 1922. The TWPC was a gas and electric service and Street railways company. A. E. Fitkin of New York, NY was president from...
    • Dr. Solomon Satchwell

    • physicians, typhoid fever, Satchwell family
    • Dr. Solomon Sampson Satchwell (1821-1892), son of James and Elizabeth Windley Satchwell. He was married to Elizabeth Vanderveer of New Jersey; Ann Victoria Moore, daughter of Alfred L. Moore of New Hanover County; Sara Bell, daughter of Fletcher...
    • Pembroke Park

    • Pembroke Park, Pembroke Jones, Park, Landfall
    • Pembroke Jones’ Lodge and Garden with gazebo (Now the site of Landfall). Pembroke Jones (1858-1919), a native of Wilmington, spent much of his time in New York and Newport, RI, but he always returned to the city of his birth. In 1902, he...
    • Pembroke Park.

    • Pembroke Park, Pembroke Jones, Park, Landfall
    • Photograph taken from the sound side of the lodge (villa). Jones hosted many oyster roasts here. Pembroke Jones’ Lodge and Garden with gazebo (Now the site of Landfall). Pembroke Jones (1858-1919), a native of Wilmington, spent much of his time...
    • Weedon House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Lindsay A. Weedon (1864-1936), native of Guilford County, NC; and wife, Nellie (1864-1935), native of New York State. He owned a factory, located on the waterfront between Church and Castle streets that...
    • St. James Church

    • churches, St. James Church, Third Street, Market Street
    • Located at 125 S. Third Street, St. James Church is the oldest house of worship in Wilmington, built for an Episcopal parish established in 1729. It is the first mature example of Gothic Revival style in North Carolina. Chancel altered and South...
    • Dr. Robert Barnard Slocum

    • Physicians; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Portrait of Dr. Robert Barnard Slocum. Robert Barnard Slocum (1879-1933) was born in Reading, PA. He was educated in the school of New York and received a Doctor of Medicine from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Slocum moved to...
    • Elizabeth Fishblate Buck

    • Women dressmakers; Business and Professional Women’s Club (Wilmington, N.C.); Millinery
    • Posed news photograph of Elizabeth Fishblate Buck. Elizabeth Fishblate Buck (1891-1931) was the daughter of S. H. Fishblate, the first Jewish mayor of Wilmington, NC, and Fannie Schaap of Richmond, VA. She married Harry C. Buck in 1915. After...
    • Portrait of James Walker, Architect

    • Walker family, Architects, Builders, Philanthropists, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, portraiture
    • This portrait of James Walker can be found hanging on a wall at UNC-Wilmington. James Walker, (1826-1901) was born in Scotland and came to the U.S. (New York), with his brother at the age of 12. He started out as a stone mason, then later moved to...
    • James H. McKoy

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    • James H. McKoy James Hassel McKoy (1901-1964) was born in Wilmington and attended local schools. He was the producer/director of Paramount' s musical dramatic units in New York City, and achieved an international reputation for his staging of...
    • Dr. Harry Van Velsor

    • Van Velsor family, physicians
    • Dr. Harry Van Velsor (1924-), son of Harry A. and Mae C. Van Velsor, was born in Troy, New York, February 4th, 1924. He married and later divorced Virginia F. Van Velsor?, he attended Rensselar Polytechnic Institute (1945), and Albany Medical...
    • 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...

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