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    • Mary Lily Kenan

    • Bingham, Mary Lily Kenan, 1867-1917; Upper class women; Philanthropists
    • Studio photograph of Mary Lily Kenan. Mary Lily Kenan (1867-1917) was born to the Kenan Family of Wilmington, NC. She married late in life in 1901 to Henry M. Flagler, an extremely wealthy gentleman. He was 71, she was 34. They were married at...
    • 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...
    • Robert Rufus Bridgers

    • Confederate States of America. Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs
    • Robert Rufus Bridgers (1819-1888) was born on a farm in southwestern Edgecombe county. He graduated with distinction from the University of North Carolina in 1841 and was a charter member of the university's alumni association in 1843. After...
    • Charlie Daniels

    • Daniels, Charlie, 1936- ; Country music; Musicians
    • Publicity photograph of Charlie Daniels. Charles Edward Daniels (1936- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He is a country music singer-songwriter known for his contributions to country and southern rock music. He plays bass, guitar, fiddle, and...
    • Fred Albert Matthes

    • Electric utilities; Development
    • Portrait of Fred Matthes. Fred Albert Matthes (1871-1944) was born in Iowa. He came to Wilmington, NC in 1922 to take a position as Executive Vice President of the Tide Water Power Company. Matthes was know around Wilmington as "The Perfect...
    • Kay Sebian

    • Human Rights; Peace activists; League of Women Voters of North Carolina;
    • Kathryn Ann "Kay" Sebian and her grandchildren, Julia Magrow and Michael Sebian in the yard of her home. Kay Sebian (1922-2011) was a peace activist whose deep Catholic convictions led her to a life of political action on behalf of human rights. ...
    • Bill Powell with Ben Steelman

    • Powell, William Stevens, 1919-; Historians; Authors
    • Photograph of Bill Powell with Ben Steelman at a book signing for the "Encyclopedia of North Carolina" in the North Carolina Room of the New Hanover County Public Library. William S. Powell (1919- ), known as Bill, is a renowned North Carolina...
    • Dr. James Buren Sidbury

    • Sidbury family, physicians, Babies Hospital, Dr. James Buren Sidbury
    • Dr. James Buren Sidbury, Jr., son of James Buren, Sr. and Willie Daniel Sidbury, was born January 13th, 1922, in Wilmington, North Carolina. His father James and sister, Rowena S. Hall Lenart, were also Physicians (Pediatrics). He married Ms....
    • Edward Turberg

    • Turberg, Edward F.; Architectural historians; Historic preservation
    • Edward Turberg standing in front of his home in Wilmington, NC. Edward F. Turberg (1939- ) is a noted architectural historian, preservationist, author, and lecturer. He started his career at the North Carolina Division of Archives and History as...
    • Rev. Joseph Ruggles Wilson

    • Wilson, Joseph Ruggles, 1822-1903; First Presbyterian Church (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Portrait of the Reverend Joseph Ruggles Wilson. The Reverend Joseph Ruggles Wilson (1822-1903) was the father of former president, Woodrow Wilson. The Reverend Wilson was installed to the pastorate at the First Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, NC...
    • William Edgar Perdew

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    • 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...

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