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    • Rudoph and Henrietta Gieschen

    • Influenza Epidemic,1918-1919
    • A group on the dunes at Wrightsville Beach. Rudolph and Henrietta Gieschen were both victims of the Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918. They both developed pneumonia as a result of having the flu, and both are buried in Oakdale Cemetery. They died...
    • Walter Hutchinson Blair

    • Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; City council members
    • Portrait of Walter Hutchinson Blair. Walter Hutchinson Blair (1890-1961) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in both public and private schools in the area. Blair began work as a cashier at the Southern Bell Telephone Company and...
    • Stanley Harts

    • Harts, Stanley Harold, 1952; Pender County (N.C.); Local history; Genealogists
    • Stanley Harold Harts working on his family history. Stanley Harts (1952- ) has done extensive research into his family history on both sides of his family, resulting in nine volumes of genealogical research on the Harts family, as well as many...
    • Michael Hickman

    • Wilmington (N.C.); University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    • Photograph of Michael Hickman in front of Trask Coliseum on University of North Carolina Wilmington campus after graduation for John T. Hoggard High School. Left to right: Michael Hickman and Jimmy Rivers. Michael Patrick Hickman (1984- ) and...
    • Thomas and Elizabeth Wright

    • Historic preservation; Conservation and restoration; Local history
    • This image is of Thomas and Elizabeth standing in front of the Mitchell-Anderson House, Wilmington's oldest structure, during a historic plaque ceremony. Thomas and Elizabeth Wright both played important roles in the revitalization of...
    • John Bright Hill

    • North Carolina. General Assembly; Lawyers
    • Portrait of John Bright Hill. John Bright Hill (1897-1984) was born in Duplin County, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, receiving both a Bachelor's and a Law degree. Hill started to practice law in Wilmington, NC in...
    • Dr. Robert Barnard Slocum

    • Physicians; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Portrait of Dr. Robert Barnard Slocum. Robert Barnard Slocum (1879-1933) was born in Reading, PA. He was educated in the school of New York and received a Doctor of Medicine from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Slocum moved to...
    • Fort Caswell Soldiers

    • World War I; Fort Caswell (N.C.)
    • Soldiers from Fort Caswell, NC at an oyster roast at Lumsden's at Whiskey Creek. Oliver Hutaff is the young boy in the front, and George Hutaff, Jr., is at the back right behind the fence. Oliver Cromwell Hutaff (1907-1980) was the son of...
    • Billie McEachern and Crockette W. Hewlett

    • Awards in literature; Hewlett, Crockette W.
    • Photograph of Billie McEachern and Crockette W. Hewlett, both historians and genealogists, receiving the Clarendon Award Silver Bowl for their authorial collaboration in 1972. The Clarendon award is given by the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society...
    • Daniel D. Cameron

    • City council members; Businessmen; World War, 1939-1945
    • Photograph of Daniel D. Cameron. Daniel D. Cameron (1921-2005) was born in Wilmington, NC. He is a graduate of New Hanover High School and attended the Virginia Military Institute, graduating as 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army in 1942. Cameron...
    • McEachern's Store

    • Merchants
    • Photograph of McEachern's Store, on Market Street around the middle of the block between 2nd and 3rd streets. William Heiden McEachern (right, 1867-1929) ran the store along with his brother Neil Morriss McEachern (1874-1937). Neil's family lived...
    • Louise Williams Love

    • Secretaries; Businesswomen; Junior League of Wilmington
    • Photograph of Henry Rehder, Louise Love, and Everett Hudggins at the Wilmington Retail Merchants Association Meeting. Louise Williams Love (1909-1994) was born in Wilmington, NC. She is the daughter of James Sprunt and Mary Louise McGirt Williams....
    • George W. Williams Family

    • Families
    • Portrait of the Williams Family. Family members shown in this portrait: Top row, left to right: John Williams, George W. Williams, Katherine Murchison, Albert Williams, Robert Williams; Bottom row, left to right: David Williams, Fannie Williams,...
    • Picture of Alberta Robinson

    • nurses, James Walker Memorial Hospital, nursing schools
    • Both Florence Hayes (Mrs. Morris Caldwell), Alberta Robinson (pictured) of Dunn, N.C., were the only two members of the first graduating class of nurses from the nursing school located at James Walker Memorial Hospital.
    • Barbara and Graham Eugene Merritt Sr

    • Drive-in restaurants; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Photograph of Barbara Ann Dale and Graham Eugene Merritt Sr outside in front of their car, probably on their wedding day. Barbara Ann Dale Merritt (1941- ) and her husband Graham Eugene Merritt Sr (1938- ) were both born in Wilmington, NC. They...
    • Cement Ship Sails Under Bridge

    • Bridges, ships, Ideal Cement Company, Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC
    • Henry Stewart and friend Marry Sutton wait out the Catfish & Rock while the Keva Ideal sails under the Memorial Bridge 1/12/72. By the way, they hadn't caught any fish, but both agreed that it was a nice way to pass the time.
    • Bishop Herbert Bell Shaw

    • Shaw, Herbert Bell, 1908-1980; African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; African Americans--North Carolina--Wilmington
    • Photograph of Bishop Shaw standing at the altar of an African Methodist Episcopal Zion (A.M.E.Z) church. Bishop Herbert Bell Shaw (1908-1985) was born in Wilmington, NC and received his early education from local public schools. He later...
    • Altaffer House

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    • Italianate style house built by Gerard Morgan Altaffer (1829-1907), pattern maker, contractor and partner of Altaffer & Price, makers of sash, doors and blinds; and wife, Mary R. Harris (1835-1901). Purchased for rental property in 1883 by Henry...
    • William Dallas Herring

    • Education--North Carolina
    • ( William) Dallas Herring was born in Rose Hill, North Carolina in 1916. He lived his entire life in the house in which he was born, which became the Duplin County Historical Foundation Library. He became the youngest mayor in the nation when he...

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