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    • John London Dudley

    • Studio portrait of Mr. John Dudley. John London Dudley (1846-1901) enlisted in the 2nd Regiment North Carolina Artillery, Company D, in New Hanover County at age 18 on May 11, 1864. He was wounded and captured at Ft. Fisher on January 15, 1865. ...
    • Alice Heron London

    • Studio portrait of Alice Heron London. Alice Heron London (1814-1881) was born in Wilmington, NC, and married Platt Ketchum Dickinson in 1845. They had no children, but Alice and her husband raised her nephew, Pembroke Jones, as their own when his...
    • Chapman House

    • Cottage built for Sarah E. Chapman (born c. 1807), who resided here with Ivey Prescott Bell (1814-1868), ship carpenter; and wife, Rebecca (1826-1909); and son, Benjamin (1852-1923), co-founder of Jackson & Bell, printers. Purchased in 1927 for...
    • William Henry Montgomery

    • Portrait of William Henry Montgomery. William Henry Montgomery (1898-1976) was born in Wilmington. He became associated early on with the Brigade Boys Club in the area and as a Scoutmaster. Montgomery was appointed executive secretary of the...
    • Richard T. Burnett House

    • Mediterranean style house built for Richard Tate Burnett (1901-1992), assistant superintendent of Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey and owner of Burnett’s Service Stations; and wife, Virginia S. Perkins (1905-1979). From 1943 to 1961 owned by Herman...
    • Tommie Mable Price

    • New Hanover High School ROTC Ball, held at the high school. Tommie Mable Price Wells (1950- ) was born to Catherine Rabon and Louis Price. She has been employed for many years at the New Hanover County Public Library in the technical services...
    • Kennedy-Forehand House

    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for Lorenzo D. Kennedy (c. 1850-1921), grocer and baker; and wife, Sarah J. Nash (born c. 1853). Purchased in 1945 by John Lee Forehand (1906-1992), native of Charleston, West Virginia, laborer; and...
    • Delores Delgado Stevens Holt

    • Delores Delgado Stevens was born in Charleston, S.C. in 1872. She married Edwin Cameron Holt, a prosperous cotton manufacturer, on April 19, 1893. Delgado Cotton Mills, later Spofford Mills, was named by Edwin Holt for his wife. They had one...
    • Edwin Cameron Holt

    • Edwin Cameron Holt, president Delgado Mills. Edwin Cameron Holt was a native of Graham, N.C. Born May 11, 1861, he came from a successful family of cotton mill owners. He attended Davidson College but left in his junior year due to poor health,...
    • Human Relations Commission Staff

    • Photograph of the Human Relations Commission Staff. Front row, left to right: Mary Owens, July Fussell, Pat Melvin, Cathy Morgan. Standing, left to right: Dave Jackson, Bill Jessup, John Davis. Formerly known as the Bi-Racial Committee, the Human...
    • James H. McKoy

    • 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...
    • William Edgar Perdew

    • Newspaper clipping of photograph. William (Bill) Edgar Perdew (1919-2013) was born in Wilmington, NC, and was a lifelong resident. He was married to Margaret (Peggy) Moore in 1962. During World War II, he servied in the U.S. Army Air Corps and...
    • Charlie Henry, Jr.

    • Newspaper clipping of photograph of Charlie Henry, Jr. Charlie Henry, Jr. (1941-2006) was born in Jacksonville, FL, and was married to Bertha Henry. Retired from the United States Army with the rank of Major, he was a life member of the Alpha Phi...
    • Mary Margaret Nettles Corbett

    • Photograph tentatively identified as Mary Margaret Nettles Corbett. Mary Margaret Nettles Corbett (1854-1941) was born in Timmonsville, SC. She was the wife of William Fisher Corbett, and is buried in Oakdale Cemetery.
    • Strausz House

    • Italianate style house built by Alexander Strausz (born c. 1849), native of Hungary, partner in Cape Fear Building Co.; and wife, Annie Young (1837-1889). Purchased in 1876 by Rudolph E. Heide (1832-1895), commission merchant and vice-consul for...
    • Telfair House

    • Built for the Rev. James W. Telfair, Jr., (1837-1914), born in slavery, pastor of St. Stephen A.M.E. Church, presiding elder of the North Carolina Conference of the A.M.E. Church, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of North Carolina Colored Masons,...
    • Rush-Steljes Building

    • Greek Revival style store with residence above, built for Antonio Rush (1814-1896), grocer; and wife, Emiline Louisa Silva (1830-1906), both of Portuguese descent. Owned by German born Diedrich Steljes (1833-1902), grocer; and wife, Mary Frances...
    • Hashagen House

    • Queen Anne style house built for Frederick Ernest Hashagen (1855-1932), partner in firm of Vollers & Hashagen, wholesale grocers; and wife Minnie Gardner (1862-1920). Purchased in 1931 for rental use by neighbor, Robert R. Stone (1866-1955),...
    • Jean Gerome Prosper Formy-Duval

    • Portrait of Dr. Jean Gerome Prosper Formy-Duval. Dr. Jean Gerome Prosper Formy-Duval (c1755-1821) was born in France and died in Columbus County, NC. He was a French medical doctor who fled the French Revolution to the West Indies, and later to...


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