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    • Wilmington Concert Association Collection, 1948-2005

    • Wilmington Concert Association -- History; Wilmington Concert Association -- Miscellanea; Columbia Concert Association
    • The collection contains a variety of papers relating to the administration of the Wilmington Concert Association. Meeting minutes, by-laws, financial records, member rosters, and correspondence are all included in the collection. The materials are...
    • Mary Lily Kenan

    • Bingham, Mary Lily Kenan, 1867-1917; Upper class women; Philanthropists
    • Studio photograph of Mary Lily Kenan. Mary Lily Kenan (1867-1917) was born to the Kenan Family of Wilmington, NC. She married late in life in 1901 to Henry M. Flagler, an extremely wealthy gentleman. He was 71, she was 34. They were married at...
    • Members of the Wilmington Ten

    • Blacks--Civil Rights; State action (Civil rights)--United States--Cases; African American--History
    • Photograph of the members of the Wilmington Ten amongst a crowd standing in front of City Hall. The Wilmington Ten, a group made up of nine young African American men and one white woman, were all convicted in a case that made national news in...
    • Poulos Family

    • Beauty Contests; Festivals
    • The Poulos family after daughter Michelle was crowned the 2006 North Carolina Azalea Festival princess. Left to right: Weston, Cathy, Michelle, George, and Nathan Poulos. Weston Theodore Poulos (1986- ), Catherine Michelle Poulos (1988- ) and...
    • William Dallas Herring

    • Education--North Carolina
    • ( William) Dallas Herring was born in Rose Hill, North Carolina in 1916. He lived his entire life in the house in which he was born, which became the Duplin County Historical Foundation Library. He became the youngest mayor in the nation when he...
    • Cape Fear Dairy

    • Dairy farming; Immigrants; Bulbs (plants)
    • The Cape Fear Dairy owners and operators, left to right: Cornelius (1895-1981), Dirk, Jr. (1899-1980), Hendrick (1906-1985), Jacob (1910-1980), William (1896-1976), Jan (1908-1955), Dirk, Sr. (1873-1939) and Maarten (1901-1962) Swart. The Cape...
    • St. Andrews Presbyterian Church Manse

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built as residence of the Rev. Alexander D. McClure (1850-1920), native of Tennessee; and wife, Frances Callaway (1863-1948), native of Louisville, Kentucky. He was known as the pastor of Wilmington, because he...
    • French Brothers

    • Fall River (Mass.)
    • Scan of a photograph of George R., Job B., Asa P., and Stephen (Rev) French, probably in Fall River, MA. The French Brothers were all from Fall River, MA. George R. (1802-1889) moved to Wilmington, NC in 1822, and is buried in Oakdale Cemetery. ...
    • 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...
    • Tobacco Farm.

    • Tobacco Farm, Tobacco
    • One of the most important times for farmers in North Carolina was the annual tobacco harvest. Picking and curing the flue-cured tobacco involved all members of the farm family. After the leaves were stripped from the plants, they were tied onto...
    • Tobacco Farm.

    • Tobacco Farm, Tobacco
    • Two men stand in a tobacco field. One of the most important times for farmers in North Carolina was the annual tobacco harvest. Picking and curing the flue-cured tobacco involved all members of the farm family. After the leaves were stripped from...
    • Thomas Norwood  Simmons Papers, 1908-1986

    • Simmons, Thomas Norwood, -- 1935-1972; Simmons, Thomas Norwood, -- 1908-1986 -- Correspondence; Simmons Sea-Skiff (boat); Boatbuilders -- North Carolina. -- Wilmington; Wooden boats -- North Carolina -- Wilmington; Boatbuilding -- North Carolina --...
    • This collection contains business documents related to Simmons boat building business and Simmons personal financial records. The collection ranges from the late 1960s to the early 1970s. The first box contains correspondence. Most of this material...

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