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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...
    • 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...
    • 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 purchased...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Major William Arthur Snow

    • United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Wilmington District; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Military photograph of Major William Arthur Snow in uniform. William Arthur Snow (1894-1940) was born in New York and was a graduate of the United States Military Academy and M.I.T. A decorated veteran of World War I, he served with the 2nd...
    • Portrait of Helen Lovering as a Young Girl

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    • Studio portrait of Helen Lovering from January 28, 1917. After the family settled in Wilmington from New York in 1922, Helen lived in the Meares family home on Market Street until her death in 1999. She retired from Lovering Office Service and...
    • Clyde Edgerton

    • Edgerton, Clyde, 1944- ; Authors; University of North Carolina, Wilmington
    • Publicity head shot of Clyde Edgerton. Clyde Edgerton (1944- ) was born in Bethesda, near Durham, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and is a decorated Vietnam veteran. He has taught at Campbell University, St. Andrew's...
    • Unknown Woman at Orton Plantation

    • Orton Plantation
    • Helen Lovering's shadow can be seen taking the photograph of this unknown woman in front of a treet at Orton Plantation. Although born in Hawthorne, New Jersey, Helen had strong family ties to Wilmington and lived there for most of her adult...
    • Bergen-Carpender House

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    • Prairie style house built for Walter John Bergen (1859-1931), secretary of Alexander Sprunt & Sons, Cotton Brokers; and wife, Mary Madden (1867-1947), natives of New York. Purchased in 1947 by Edwin Robinson Carpender (1882-1965), native of New...
    • Sharla D. Shiver-Cromartie

    • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University; African American women
    • Photograph of Sharla D. Shiver-Cromartie. Sharla D. Shiver-Cromartie (1965-2013) was from Rocky Point, NC. She attended Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC and also North Carolina A & T State University in Greensboro, NC. She once...
    • North Front and Chestnut streets, looking north.

    • N. Front Street, Chestnut Street, Murchison Building, Feast of Pirates
    • At eleven stories, the Murchison-First Union Building is the tallest structure in Wilmington. Built 1913-1914, Wilmington native, Kenneth M. Murchison (1872-1938) of New York, was the architect for the Neoclassical Revival building, which...

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