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    • William Lord deRosset

    • deRosset, William Lord,1832-1910
    • Published photograph of W.L. deRosset. William Lord deRosset (1832-1910) was the oldest son of Dr. Armand John deRosset and his first wife Eliza Lord deRosset. He helped establish the Clarendon Iron Works in Wilmington after he returned from...
    • Dino De Laurentiis, Martha Schumacher, and Frank Capra

    • Capra, Frank, 1934-2007; De Laurentiis, Dino; Motion picture industry
    • Newspaper clipping of a photograph of De Laurentiis (left), Schumacher (standing), and Capra (right). Frank Capra, Jr. (1934-2007), the son of a legendary Hollywood director, became a movie producer and president of EUE Screen Gems Studios in...
    • Eliza Nutt Parsley

    • United Daughters of the Confederacy. Cape Fear Chapter No. 3
    • Copy of a painted portrait of Eliza Nutt Parsley. Eliza "Hallie" Hall Nutt Parsley (1842-1920) married William M. Parsley in 1862. He was in Company F of the 3rd NC Regiment, NC Infantry. He advanced to the rank of Lt. Colonel, and died...
    • Barbara Jo Lineberger

    • YWCA
    • Photograph of Barbara Jo Lineberger with John Denver, the puppet she created, during a class on puppeteering at the YWCA. Barbara Jo Lineberger (1938- ) was born in Lincoln, NC. She attended Guilford College in Greensboro, where she studied...
    • Raiford Graham Trask

    • Farmers; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Landowners
    • Portrait of Raiford Graham Trask. Raiford Graham Trask (1916-1993) was born in New Hanover County, NC, the son of George and Emma Trask. Following in his father's footsteps, Trask became the owner and manager of extensive farming interests in New...
    • Charlie Soong

    • Missionaries--China--Biography; Publishers and publishing; Industrialists
    • Newspaper clipping of studio portrait of Charlie Soong. Soong (1863?-1918), who was born in China, set sail for Boston, MA, with his uncle in the Spring of 1878. Unsatisfied with his life as a salesman in his uncle's shop, Charlie escaped Boston...
    • James Benson Dudley

    • African American educators; African American newspaper editors; African American freemasonry; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Studio portrait of James Dudley. James Benson Dudley (1859-1925)was born in Wilmington, NC, to John Bishop and Annie Hatch Dudley, who were slaves of Edward B. Dudley, Governor of North Carolina. He majored in elementary education at Shaw...
    • The Right Reverend Hunley A. Elebash

    • Elebash, Hunley Agee, 1923-1999
    • Ordination of the Bishop at St. James church in Wilmington, NC. The Right Reverend Hunley Agee Elebash (1923-1993) was born in Pensacola, FL. He received his Doctorate of Divinity in 1969 from the University of the South. He moved to St. John's...
    • Greenfield Lake

    • Greenfield Lake, Greenfield Park
    • During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project Administration(W.P.A.) attempt to put a portion of the numerous area unemployed to work. In colonial...
    • Captain Richard Porsm Paddison

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography; Steamboat workers
    • Portrait of Captain Richard Porsm Paddison. Richard Porsm Paddison (1839-1915) was born in Harper's Ferry, VA. He studied pharmacy and moved to Boston, MA to work until the outbreak of the Civil War, when he returned to his father's home in South...
    • Greenfield Lake.

    • Greenfield Lake, Community Drive
    • Building the road around Greenfield Lake in the 1930s. During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project Administration(W.P.A.) attempt to put a...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Spillway
    • Greenfield waterfall on the site of the old mill spillway, with fountain in the center. Note the whitewashed trunks of some trees on the right. During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake
    • Scene at the lake, showing the water, cypress trees and Spanish moss. During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project Administration(W.P.A.) attempt...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Spillway, S. Third Street
    • View is from the spillway area, looking west toward South Third Street. During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project Administration(W.P.A.)...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake
    • During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project Administration(W.P.A.) attempt to put a portion of the numerous area unemployed to work. In colonial...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Community Drive
    • View of lake before Community Drive was completed. During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project Administration(W.P.A.) attempt to put a portion of...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Community Drive
    • W. P. A. workers developed land for the public park in addition to building the road around the lake. During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Spillway
    • Part of the gardens at the lake in the spillway area. During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project Administration(W.P.A.) attempt to put a portion...
    • Greenfield Lake Park in the Snow.

    • Greenfield Lake, Snow
    • During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project Administration(W.P.A.) attempt to put a portion of the numerous area unemployed to work. In colonial...

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