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    • Fort Caswell Summer Encampment

    • Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 18th. Company G; Fort Caswell (N.C.)
    • Wilmington Light Infantry summer encampment at Ft. Caswell, NC around 1911. From left to right: Jim Holmes, George Lynch, Edward Z. King (1892-1978), David Loming, Jim Wilson, Pinky Turner. The Wilmington Light Infantry was a local militia unit...
    • 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...
    • Jimmie I. Metts on Front Street

    • Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Photograph of Jimmie I. Metts. The black and white photograph is labled "Hep Cat! Zoot Suit, Drape Shape!!" and shows James Isaac Metts walking down Front Street in Wilmington, NC. Metts (1910-1990) was the grandson of the Civil War General...
    • Don Hyatt and Joseph N. Hutcherson

    • Shipyard; Savings bonds; World War II
    • Don Hyatt, foreman of the Drillers department, handing two War Bonds totaling $1,500 to Joseph N. Hutcherson, a member of the department. Joseph Hutcherson had the record for the most holes drilled during any regular shift at the time of this...
    • Linwood Dozier Latta

    • New Hanover County (N.C.) Board of Commissioners
    • Photograph of Linwood Latta taken while on vacation in 1949. Linwood Dozier Latta (1882-1961) was born in Wilmington, NC and worked for 18 years with N. Jacobi Hardware Company. In 1924 he moved to Goldsboro, NC. In 1929 he returned to...
    • President Woodrow Wilson

    • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
    • A program for the Centennial Memorial Service held for Woodrow Wilson at the First Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, NC. Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) is the only U.S. president to have called Wilmington home. President Wilson's parents moved to the...
    • Confederate Veterans

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America
    • Photograph of a gathering of the Confederate Veterans group. Last Confederate Veterans of the Wilmington, NC area. Richard M. V. B. Reaves (died 1930) is the short man in the second row.
    • Cooperative Savings and Loan

    • Banks and Banking--United states;
    • Photograph of Christmas party of the Cooperative Savings and Loan on board the Fergus Ark restaurant. Left to right: (sitting) Estel Fussell, Audrey Woodall, Polly Justice, Miriam Alford, Frederick Willetts, Sr., Catherine Freimuth (Tinder), Betty...
    • James Albert Loughlin

    • Civil Engineers; Southport (N.C.)
    • Photograph of James Albert Loughlin, 16 years old, in his Old Point Comfort Military Academy, VA, uniform. James Albert Loughlin (1890-1967) was born in Warrenton, NC, but his family moved to the Southport area while he was in military school in...
    • Dr. Theodore Bryant Kingsbury

    • Newspaper Editors; Kingsbury, Theodore Bryant, 1828-1911
    • Studio photograph of Theodore Bryant Kingsbury. Dr. Kingsbury (1828-1911) was an editor of the Wilmington Morning Star for 12 years, and then editor of the Wilmington Messenger for 13 years. He edited various other weekly and daily publications...
    • Corporal Robert H. Worrell

    • Silver Star; Burgaw (N.C.); Pender County (N.C.)
    • Newspaper photograph of Cpl. Robert Worrell in uniform used in article "Our Men in Service", that ran periodically in the paper during WWII. Robert Henry Worrell (1921-1994) was born in Ashton, Pender County, NC. His family later lived 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...
    • Warren Pennington & Kenyon Woody

    • Aviation; World War, 1914-1918
    • Warren Pennington (right) and Kenyon Woody standing in front of a World War I "Jenny" airplane. Kenyon Woody (1898-1986) was a World War I veteran when this picture was taken. They are standing next to Woody's war surplus Jenny airplane one...
    • Ed Danilowicz

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    • Edward Danilowicz on board a boat in character as pirate Stede Bonnet. Edward Joseph Danilowicz (1952-2011) was a talented musician and songwriter from Wilmington, NC. He performed for Opera House Company and the Thalian Association. He was the...
    • Mary Gertrude Loughlin Bomar

    • Georgetown (S.C.); International Paper Company.
    • Photograph of Mary Gertrude Loughlin Bomar, probably in Georgetown, SC. Mary Gertrude "Trudy" Loughlin Bomar (1927-2012) was the only one in her family to be born outside of the state of North Carolina. She was born in Florida, but the family...
    • Charles Edward Loughlin

    • Southport (N.C.); Chemical engineering; North Carolina State University
    • Charles Loughlin standing in a yard. Charles Edward Loughlin (1914-1986) was born in Southport, Brunswick County, NC, and died in Brevard County, Florida. He attended New Hanover High School in the early 1930s, and was a member of the Wilmington...
    • Elkins Family

    • Elkins Family
    • Elkins family sitting on the porch, in Clarkton, North Carolina. The Elkins Family of Clarkton, Bladen County, North Carolina. These are relatives of Tommie Wells, who donated the picture to the library. The two people seated are Ms. Wells'...
    • Ahrens Store

    • Grocery Stores; Immigrants--Germany
    • Photograph of the store at 620 Market Street, built 1871. On the balcony is Benjamin and Adelheit Ahrens, and on the street is Eduard and Adolph Ahrens. The store functioned as a grocery, saloon, and ice house. Benjamin H. J. Ahrens (1844-1912)...

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