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    • Nancy Harris Pritchett

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Volunteer workers in education; Keep America Beautiful, Inc.
    • Portrait of Nancy Harris Pritchett. Nancy Harris Pritchett (1934- ) was born in Cincinnati, OH. She moved to Wilmington, NC with her husband in 1969 when he accepted a position as Chief Financial Officer at New Hanover Memorial Hospital. She...
    • James Johnson and Donquill Suell

    • Wilmington star-news (Wilmington,N.C.); Arbor Day; Keep America Beautiful Inc.
    • James Johhnson on left and Donquill Suell planting a tree. In honor of Arbor Day at Bellamy Elementary school, James Johnson (1980- )and Donquill Suell (1979- ) plant a red maple in front of the school. The event was also part of the Keep America...
    • 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...
    • Dave Nathans

    • Churches; Historic preservation
    • Dave Nathans standing in front of what is probably St. Andrews' Presbyterian church during his work on its restoration. Dave Nathans, originally a contractor with Urban Building Development, became involved in the preservation and restoration at...
    • Richard Evers

    • Orchids; Wilmington (N.C.); American Orchid Society
    • Richard Evers holding one of his beautiful orchids, probably at the auditorium of the New Hanover County Arboretum. Richard P. Evers (1944- ) is a member of the Cape Fear Orchid Society. The Cape Fear Orchid Society was founded in 1987 to study...
    • Chestnut Street - 200 block.

    • Princess Street, Friendly Cafeteria Building, Musician
    • A blind musician played in front of the Art Moderne style Friendly Cafeteria Building located on Princess Street. Playing the harp and guitar he worked alone during the week and his wife joined him on weekends. Both had beautiful voices and often...
    • Millie-Christine McKoy

    • McKoy, Millie-Christine, 1851-1912; African American--History; Conjoined twins; Whiteville, (N.C.)
    • Photograph of Millie-Christine McKoy. Millie-Christine McKoy (1851-1912) was born in the Welches Creek area close to Whiteville, NC. (The twins referred to themselves as "I".) She was born a slave and sold when only one-year-old to a series of...
    • Henry Emil Bonitz

    • Architects --North Carolina
    • Born in Goldsboro in 1872, and died 1921. Henry Bonitz was among the first 12 students who enrolled at the State College of Agriculture and Engineering (later NCSU), graduating from the institution in 1893. A local architect who designed many...
    • Ray Little Turtle

    • Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina; Civil rights; Hostage negotiations
    • Ray Little Turtle during a hostage situation in Robeson County. Ray Little Turtle (1938-2011) was a beloved local historian and advocate for the Lumbee People, known for his beautiful voice at Pow Wows and his dedication to Lumbee culture. He was...

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