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    • Portrait of James Walker, Architect

    • Walker family, Architects, Builders, Philanthropists, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, portraiture
    • This portrait of James Walker can be found hanging on a wall at UNC-Wilmington. James Walker, (1826-1901) was born in Scotland and came to the U.S. (New York), with his brother at the age of 12. He started out as a stone mason, then later moved to...
    • Portrait of James Walker

    • Walker family, Architects, builders, philanthropists, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, portraits
    • Portrait of James Walker now hanging on wall at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. James Walker, (1826-1901) was born in Scotland and came to the U.S. (New York), with his brother, at the age of 12. He started out as a stone mason,...
    • Graveside Marker, James Walker, Oakdale Cemetery

    • Walker Family, Cemeteries, Wilmington, Architects, Builders, Gravestones
    • James Walker, (1826-1901) was born in Scotland and came to the U.S. (New York), with his brother, at the age of 12. He started out as a stone mason, then later moved to Washington D.C. to help work on the Capitol and the Smithsonian Institute,...
    • Agostini House

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    • Built by Francis Marie Agostini (1814-1887) as his family residence. Native of Vastia on the Island of Corsica, he came to Wilmington in 1843 and became a well known confectioner. House is still occupied by direct heirs.
    • Arthur Bertram Skelding

    • Yale University; Wrightsville Beach (N.C.)
    • Arthur Bertram Skelding posing for a picture, probably in D.C. Arthur Bertram Skelding (1868-1957) was born in Connecticut, and was a graduate of Yale Univeristy with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He married Clara Dorothy Ames of...
    • NCRPC0938

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Miss Mariam Inez Cook, sponsor from Concord, NC, was the winner of a school war bond selling contest. She came to Wilmington to christen the S.S. Simoon on May 14, 1945. It was the 214th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company.
    • William Dougal McCaig

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company
    • Portrait of William Dougal McCaig. William Dougal McCaig (1874-1951) was born in Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania. McCaig entered the railroad service as a young boy and worked his way through the ranks until he became Vice President of the Atlantic...
    • 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...
    • Bomb Shell on Third Street

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, 3rd, explosives
    • Sgt. Daniel Howard of the Marine Corps Reserve Center carries an empty bomb shell to his van. The shell was spotted on Third Street in Wilmington. Police blocked a couple of blocks of Third Street until the bomb was removed. Captain Phil...
    • Matteau

    • Asiatic elephant; Zoo exhibits
    • Photograph of Matteau standing in her shelter by Highway 117. Matteau was a female Asian elephant that once belonged to the Tote-Em-In Zoo located on Highway 117 in Wilmington, NC. The privately-owned zoo is the realized dream of George Tregembo...
    • Colonel Royce Stanley McClelland

    • Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; National Guard; Lawyers
    • Portrait of Colonel Royce Stanley McClelland. Royce Stanley McClelland (1888-1981) was born in Portland, MI. He came to Wilmington, NC in 1912 at the age of 18, and began work with Alexander Sprunt & Sons. During World War I, McClelland served in...
    • Washington Catlett

    • School principals; School superintendents
    • Portrait of Washington Catlett. Washington Catlett (1852-1934) was born in Port Royal, VA. He attended Kenmore College and came to Wilmington, NC in 1877 to accept an assistant instructor position at Cape Fear Academy. Two years later he became...
    • Robert Alfred Brand

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company
    • Portrait of Robert Alfred Brand. Robert Alfred Brand (1858-1930) was born in Clarendon County, SC. After spending nearly fifty years of service with the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company, Brand was regarded as one of the foremost railroad...
    • Preston Louis Bridgers

    • Commercial agents; Consuls
    • Portrait of Preston Louis Bridgers. Preston Bridgers (1856-1902) was born in Tarboro, NC, the son of Colonel Robert Rufus Bridgers. Bridgers came to Wilmington, NC with his family at a young age and was educated in both public and private schools...
    • Woodus Kellum

    • Public prosecutors; lawyers
    • Portrait of Woodus Kellum. Woodus Kellum (1878-1963) was born in Onslow county. He came to Wilmington in 1900 and briefly worked at the Consolidated Street Railway, Light and Power Company before joining the City Fire Department. While with the...
    • Angela Deaver and daughters

    • School technology coordinators; Beauty contests; Festivals
    • From left to right: Christine, Angela, and Jamie Deaver at the 2002 North Carolina Azalea Festival Princess Pageant, which was held at Thalian Hall in Wilmington, NC. Jamie won the title that night, and her mother, Angela, and younger sister,...
    • Hilton Park.

    • Hilton Park, Christmas Tree
    • On the north side of Wilmington, the World's Largest Living Christmas Tree, photographed in the snow. For many years, Wilmington's community Christmas tree was erected at the entrance to City Hall on Third Street. In the fall of 1928, James E. L....

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