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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River - Wilmington.

    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River, Oil Terminals
    • Oil terminals south of Dawson Street. The Native Americans called the river, "Sapona," which is formed by the junction of the Haw and Deep Rivers in Chatham County, NC, and flows southeasterly toward the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape that would...
    • Surf bathers at Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Surf Bathing
    • Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North Carolina Banks, a chain of barrier islands, which spans almost all of the North...
    • Alexander Doak McClure

    • St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
    • Photograph of Reverend Alexander McClure sitting at his desk in the Manse of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. Alexander Doak McClure (1850-1920) was born in Tennessee. He attended Princeton University and Davidson College, receiving a Doctor of...
    • Wrightsville Beach - turn of the century.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Ocean View Beach
    • The southern extension of Wrightsville Beach was once called Ocean View Beach after the development company that owned that part of the beach. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage...
    • George Kirby, Ben Chavis, and Angela Davis

    • Chavis, Ben, 1948- ; Kirby, George, ?-1997; Davis, Angela, 1944-
    • Photograph of George Kirby, Ben Chavis and Angela Davis, and unknown supporter. Ben Chavis (1948 - ) is originally from Oxford, North Carolina. He was a minister from the United Church of Christ's Commission for Racial Justice at the time of...
    • Chestnut Street - 100 block.

    • Orton, Post Office, Post Office Park, Murchison Building, Cape Fear Club, Cape Fear Hotel, N. Front Street, Chestnut Street
    • The photo shows (from left), the Orton Hotel (on Front Street), the back of the Post Office and Post Office Park, the Murchison Building and the Cape Fear Hotel. The columns at right are those of the Cape Fear Club building. In 1888, Colonel...

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