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    • Alton Asa Lennon

    • Lennon, Alton, 1906-1986; Legislators--United States
    • Alton Asa Lennon standing in downtown Wilmington at the corner of Front and Princess streets. Alton Asa Lennon (1906-1986) was born and raised in Wilmington, NC. He attended New Hanover High School, where he was a star football player, and...
    • Angela Walker, Miss Wilmington 1981

    • Pageants; African American women
    • Angela Walker, Miss Wilmington 1981 Angela Walker (1960- ) was the first black Miss Wilmington. She was the first runner up in the contest, but became Miss Wilmington when the original winner of the title, Lynn Williford, won the title of Miss...
    • Rachel Freeman

    • School boards--African American membership; Elizabethtown (N.C.); African American Women
    • Black and white head shot photograph of Rachel Freeman, used in a newspaper article. Rachel Freeman (1941-1996) was born in Elizabethtown, NC. She attended Williston High School but did not graduate. She served ten years on the New Hanover...
    • John Van Bokklen Metts, Sr.

    • Metts, John VanB. (John VanBokkelen), 1876-1959; New Hanover County Board of Commissioners; World War, 1914-1918
    • Black and white photograph of John Van B. Metts, Sr., labeled "Uncle Jack at Camp Severe, 1917." This photograph was probably taken at Camp Sevier, SC, before the soldiers were shipped overseas. John is in the middle front row. John Van...
    • Brian Rowsom

    • Basketball; University of North Carolina, Wilmington
    • Brian Rowsom shows his framed basketball jersey to the crowd at Trask Coliseum during a halftime presentation when his jersey was retired. Brian Rowsom (1965- ) is from Columbia, Tyrell County, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina...
    • Caterina Jarboro

    • Jarboro, Caterina; Opera; African American women
    • Caterina Jarboro talking to well-wishers during a visit to Wilmington in the early 1980s. Caterina Jarboro (1898-1986) was born Catherine Yarborough in Wilmington, NC. She was baptized at St. Thomas Catholic Church, and attended the church school...
    • Charles Edward Loughlin

    • Southport (N.C.); Chemical engineering; North Carolina State University
    • Charles Loughlin standing in a yard. Charles Edward Loughlin (1914-1986) was born in Southport, Brunswick County, NC, and died in Brevard County, Florida. He attended New Hanover High School in the early 1930s, and was a member of the Wilmington...
    • Sara Benson Prince

    • Jehovah's Witnesses
    • Copy of photograph of Sara Benson Prince. Sara Benson Prince (1923-2013) was born in Reidsville, GA. She married Aubrey Prince and attended the Sunset Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses in Wilmington, NC.
    • Madafo Lloyd Wilson

    • Storytellers; Griots; African American--History
    • Digital image of Madafo Lloyd Wilson telling a traditional African story. Lloyd Wilson (1947- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended Williston High School where he was a member of the Glee Club. Wilson is renowned as a storyteller, musician,...
    • Dr. Andrew Harriss

    • Harriss family, physicians, Obstetricians, Oakdale Cemetery
    • Dr. Andrew Howell Harriss, son of George Harriss and Julia Ophelia Sanders Harriss, was born March 7th, 1872 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He married Miss Mary Montgomery Wilcox Bolles October 14th, 1896. His grandfather, William James Harris was...
    • Dr. Avant in His Flower Garden

    • Avant family, Physicians, African-Americans, medicine, Red Cross St.
    • Dr. Avant shown in his Flower Garden at his Home on Red Cross St. Dr. Frank W. Avant was born in Smithville (Southport), North Carolina. Dr. Avant attended Howard University (1896); Lincoln University, PA (1898), and Leonard Pharmaceutical School,...
    • Dr. Bertram Williams

    • Williams family, physicians
    • Dr. Bertram R. Williams (1920-), son of Ralph B. and Bessie Sutton Williams, was born on July 4th, 1920 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He married Miss Ellen Shannon and attended UNC-Chapel Hill (1940) and Vanderbilt University, where he recieved...
    • Dr. Charles Graham

    • Graham family, McKoy family, physicians, Surgeons
    • Dr. Charles Pattison Graham (1907-), son of Benjamin Robinson and Edith Boles Graham, was born August 28th, 1907 in Wallace, North Carolina. He married Jean Mckoy, April 23rd, 1938. His great grandfather, grandfather, father and son were also...
    • Dr. Charles Graham and Dr. J. Watts Farthing

    • Graham family, Farthing family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Charles Pattison Graham (1907-), son of Benjamin Robinson and Edith Bolles Graham, was born in Wallace, North Carolina, August 28th, 1907. He married Miss Jean McKoy April 23rd, 1938. His great grandfather, grandfather, father and son all...
    • Dr. David Thomas

    • Pryse family, physicians, Thomas family, Sheaffer family
    • Dr. David Pryse Thomas (1907-), son of Pyrse and Sarah Jeanette Elias Thomas, was born July 16, 1907 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He attended Lehigh University (1934) and the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his M.D. (1938). He married...
    • Dr. D. R. Murchison

    • Murchison family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. David Reid Murchison (1891-), son of Joel William and Loulie Atkinson Muchison, was born August 18th, 1881 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He married May McLaughlin Carmichael. He attended UNC Chapel Hill (1912) and received his M.D. from Johns...
    • Dr. D. R. Murchison and Dr. John Cranmer

    • Murchison family, Cranmer family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. David Reid Murchison (1891-), son of Joel William and Loulie Atkinson Murchison, was born August 18th, 1891 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He married Miss May McLaughlin Carmichael. He attended UNC-Chapel Hill (1912), and Johns Hopkins, where...
    • Dr. D. R. McEachern

    • McEachern family, Shepherd family, physicians
    • Dr. Duncan Roland McEachern (1905-1970), son of Drusilla and Neil Morris McEachern, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, July 19th, 1905. He married Eloise Melville Sheperd, attended Davidson College (1928) and the Medical College of Virginia...

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