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    • Major William Arthur Snow

    • United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Wilmington District; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Military photograph of Major William Arthur Snow in uniform. William Arthur Snow (1894-1940) was born in New York and was a graduate of the United States Military Academy and M.I.T. A decorated veteran of World War I, he served with the 2nd...
    • Captain William Herbert Bixby

    • Bixby, William Herbert, 1849-1928; New Hanover County Public Library (Wilmington, N.C.); United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Wilmington District
    • Photograph of William Herbert Bixby. William Herbert Bixby was a native of Massachusetts, born in 1849. He was the first District Engineer in Wilmington, NC, a post he held from 1884-1891. As District Engineer, Bixby supervised all river and...
    • Robert Theodore Davis, Jr.

    • Public prosecutors; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners
    • Portrait of Robert Theodore Davis, Jr. Robert "Ted" Davis, Jr. (1950- ) was born in Wilmington. He attended the University of North Carolina and received a law degree from Wake Forest University. Davis established a law practice in Wilmington in...
    • 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...
    • James Ozborn Carr

    • North Carolina. General Assembly; United States. Attorney (North Carolina : Eastern District)
    • Portrait of James Ozborn Carr. James Ozborn Carr (1869-1949) was born in Kenansville, NC. He was educated in the public schools of Duplin County, NC and attended the University of North Carolina for both his Bachelor's and Law degrees. In 1898,...
    • Historic District Commission

    • Photograph of the Brooks Warehouse site, at the foot of Orange Street in what would become Claude Howell Park. The construction probably has to do with the River Walk in Wilmington, NC. Left to right: Unknown, Claude Howell, Isabel Letho, Rev....
    • Men Playing Checkers

    • Brooklyn Arts District, Wilmington, NC
    • On any given afternoon, the cab stand at the corner of Nixon and Brown street is the place for the Brooklyn neighborhood checker players. This particular afternoon was a little wet, so the crowd was down. Here, Lloyd McKoy and Gerald Brown take...
    • Herbert McKim

    • Wrightsville Beach (N.C.); Architects
    • Photograph of retiring Chamber of Commerce President Herbert McKim (right) accepting an award of appreciation from Howard A. Penton, Jr., incoming Chamber president. Herbert Pope McKim (1928-2010) was born in Robesonville, NC. He received his...
    • 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...
    • Dr. George Johnson and Dr. William Dosher

    • Johnson family, Dosher family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. George W. Johnson (1897-1966), son of Charles A. and Ida Pure Johnson, was born April 18th, 1897, in Wallace, North Carolina. He married Miss Evelyn Hill and they had a son, George Johnson, Jr., who was Professor & Chief, Division of General...
    • Alton Asa Lennon

    • Lennon, Alton, 1906-1986; Legislators--United States
    • Alton Asa Lennon standing in downtown Wilmington at the corner of Front and Princess streets. Alton Asa Lennon (1906-1986) was born and raised in Wilmington, NC. He attended New Hanover High School, where he was a star football player, and...
    • Rita Chaffin, Robin Meiers, Eric Ludwig, and Cay Davis

    • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001--Anniversaries, etc.; Educators
    • Photograph of the 1st Anniversary Remembrance of September 11, 2001 at Myrtle Grove Middle School with Rita Chaffin at podium, Robin Meiers, Eric Ludwig, and Cay Davis seated in the front row. Rita Chaffin was the Language Arts teacher at Myrtle...


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