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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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • James Harmon Chadbourn

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Railroads; Bankers
    • Studio portrait of James Chadbourn. James Harmon Chadbourn (1853-1913) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in local schools and later attended Parskburg Institute in Pennsylvania. At the age of 19, Chadbourn became a member of the 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...
    • Joseph Thomas Kerr

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Truck farmers; North Carolina. General Assembly.
    • Portrait of Joseph Thomas Kerr. Joseph Thomas Kerr (1848-1928) was born in Watha, NC near Union Township. Kerr was raised on a farm and moved to Rose Hill Farm on Acorn Branch in 1871. He was truck farmer and the first to ship many crops to...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • James Malcolm Hall, Sr.

    • Pharmacists; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; City council members
    • Portrait of James Malcolm Hall, Sr. James Malcolm Hall, Sr. (1878-1953) was born in Sampson County, NC. He moved to Wilmington, NC when he was eleven-years-old and attended Union School. He graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1900...
    • Joseph Hatch Hinton

    • Hotelkeepers; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; City council members
    • Portrait of Joseph Hatch Hinton. Joseph Hatch Hinton (1870-1952) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended public school in New Hanover County and began working at age 16. He became Chief Clerk at the Purcell Hotel in 1889, and soon afterwards...
    • 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...
    • Dr. William Wagner

    • School superintendents
    • Photograph of Dr. Wagner sitting at his desk. Dr. William Wagner (1927-1999) attended Washington High School and served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-1946. He received a Master's degree from East Carolina University and a Doctorate in Educational...
    • 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...
    • Lake Forest School Principals

    • Educators
    • Lake Forest Principals in front of the school. Clifton L. Long (1941- ) was the principal, and Gwendolyn L. Robinson (1931- ) and Russell D. Simmons (1943- ) were the assistant principals at Lake Forest School in this photo, probably when it was 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...

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