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    • Dave Nathans

    • Churches; Historic preservation
    • Dave Nathans standing in front of what is probably St. Andrews' Presbyterian church during his work on its restoration. Dave Nathans, originally a contractor with Urban Building Development, became involved in the preservation and restoration at...
    • Scott Urban

    • Urban, Scott H. (Scott Howard), 1961; Teachers
    • Photograph of Scott Urban. Scott Howard Urban (1961- ) is a poet, author, and educator in the Wilmington, NC area. He taught English at John T. Hoggard High School, and went to the University of North Carolina Wilmington to earn a Masters in...
    • 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...
    • Casey Barth

    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Football
    • Yearbook photograph of Casey Barth. Casey Barth (1990- ) was picked as a free-agent kicker for the Atlanta Falcons after the 2013 NFL Draft. He graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, where he was an outstanding placekicker,...
    • Johanna Hickman High School Graduation

    • University of North Carolina, Wilmington; New Hanover County (N.C.)
    • Photograph of Johanna Hickman in front of Trask Coliseum at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) after graduation ceremonies for New Hanover High School. Left to right: Joe Hickman, Johanna Hickman, Margaret Hickman. Dr. Joseph...
    • Karen Eckberg Gottovi

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; North Carolina. General Assembly; Reference librarians
    • Photograph of Karen Eckberg Gottovi. Karen Eckberg Gottovi (1941- ) was born in Rochester, NY. Gottovi was a Phi Betta Kappa scholar at Wells College and graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with an M.L.S. in Library...
    • David A. Norris

    • Norris, David Archie, 1944
    • Publicity photograph taken of David Norris at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington, NC. David Archie Norris (1944- ) is a lecturer, historian, genealogist, author and artist in Wilmington. He has published a book and many magazine articles on the Civil...
    • Thom Goolsby

    • Senators (United States); Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina; Lawyers
    • Head shot of Thom Goolsby. Thomas Cowart Goolsby (1961- ) is a republican state senator from North Carolina, representing District 9 (New Hanover County). He graduated from The Citadel, and is currently a lawyer.
    • Southport, NC - Brunswick County, NC.

    • Smithville, Southport, Brunswick County, Brunswick Hotel, Quarantine Service Station
    • Incorporated in 1805, the Town of Southport was formerly known as Smithville, and was named for General Benjamin Smith (1751-1826). The name was changed in 1889, because it was the most southerly seaport in North Carolina. It became the county seat...
    • Chris Bellamy

    • Singers; Charter boat fishing; Composers
    • Black and white photograph used in the newspaper of Chris Bellamy performing. Chris Bellamy (1956- ) was born and raised in Raleigh, NC. He is currently a resident of Wilmington, NC. He is a popular singer/songwriter who also captains a...
    • Philip Gerard

    • Gerard, Philip; Authors
    • Philip Gerard in an unspecified library. Philip Gerard (1955- ) has written several books, both fiction and non-fiction. One of his best-known, "Cape Fear Rising," details the 1898 Race Riots in Wilmington, NC. He has written scripts for PBS,...
    • Clyde Edgerton

    • Edgerton, Clyde, 1944- ; Authors; University of North Carolina, Wilmington
    • Publicity head shot of Clyde Edgerton. Clyde Edgerton (1944- ) was born in Bethesda, near Durham, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and is a decorated Vietnam veteran. He has taught at Campbell University, St. Andrew's...
    • Janet Seapker

    • Seapker, Janet K.; Cape Fear Museum
    • Janet Seapker holding a rusty pistol in the Cape Fear Museum basement storage room. Janet Seapker (1947- ) was the director of the Cape Fear Museum from 1978 through 2000. As director of the museum she was involved in all aspects of historic...
    • Carolyn Simmons

    • University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Professors
    • Head shot of Dr. Carolyn H. Simmons Dr. Carolyn H. Simmons (1940- ) came to the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) to be the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences after 20 years at the University of Colorado in Denver. She...
    • Celia Rivenbark

    • Rivenbark, Celia; Journalists
    • Publicity photo of Celia Rivenbark. Celia Rivenbark (1956- ) is a humor columnist and author of several books. She was born and raised in Duplin County, NC. Her career started when she became a reporter for the Wallace Enterprise, and from there...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Ocean Terrace Hotel.

    • Ocean Terrace Hotel, Hotels, Wrightsville Beach, Beaches
    • About 1935, Mrs. J. A. Snyder leased the old Sea Shore Hotel and renamed it the Ocean Terrace Hotel. It was badly damaged by Hurricane Hazel in 1954 and burned to the ground the following year. The Blockade Runner Hotel, which was opened in 1964,...
    • Dorothy B. Johnson

    • Educators; African American Women
    • Dorothy B. Johnson speaking at the downtown Hilton, Wilmington, NC. Dorothy B. Johnson (1914-1984) became the first African American to win public office in Wilmington, NC since the 1890s when she was elected to the Board of Education in 1976. ...
    • Haywood Edwin White III

    • Lawyers; Legislators
    • Official bio photograph of Haywood Edwin "Woody" White III. Haywood Edwin "Woody" White III (1969- ) was born in Lenoir County, NC. A lifelong resident of southeastern North Carolina, he is a practicing attorney in New Hanover County. Currently...
    • Rev. Aaron Moore and Anna Briggs Moore

    • African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Cape Fear Conference
    • Newspaper clipping of photograph of Aaron Moore and wife, Anna Moore. Reverend Aaron Moore (1918- ) was born in the Old Town Community of Brunswick County and was married to Anna Briggs Moore. At the United Christian College in Goldboro, NC, he...

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