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    • Wayne Jackson

    • Television; University of North Carolina, Wilmington
    • Wayne Jackson on remote at the election boards Wayne Robert Jackson (1926- ) was a pioneer in early television and sports broadcasting in Wilmington, NC. He was one of the first employees of WMFD in 1954, which later became WECT-TV. He was the ...
    • Wrightsville Beach - turn of the century.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Ocean View Beach
    • The southern extension of Wrightsville Beach was once called Ocean View Beach after the development company that owned that part of the beach. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage...
    • Rev. William H. Milton, D.D.

    • St. James Church (Wilmington, N.C.); Milton, William Hammond, 1869-1946
    • The Rev. William H. Milton, D.D., standing in front of what is probably St. James Episcopal Church in Wilmington, NC. The Rev. William Hammond Milton, D.D. (1868-1946) was Rector of St James from 1906-1936. He was very involved in the National...
    • Thomas Norwood  Simmons Papers, 1908-1986

    • Simmons, Thomas Norwood, -- 1935-1972; Simmons, Thomas Norwood, -- 1908-1986 -- Correspondence; Simmons Sea-Skiff (boat); Boatbuilders -- North Carolina. -- Wilmington; Wooden boats -- North Carolina -- Wilmington; Boatbuilding -- North Carolina --...
    • This collection contains business documents related to Simmons boat building business and Simmons personal financial records. The collection ranges from the late 1960s to the early 1970s. The first box contains correspondence. Most of this material...
    • Baseball in Wilmington

    • Baseball--North Carolina--Wilmington--History
    • Photograph of Philadelphia Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles in front of the entrance to the Sunset Park subdivision. This picture commemorates when the Philadelphia Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles professional baseball teams played an...
    • Hanover Seaside Club

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    • Hanover Seaside Club members standing in front of their new clubhouse on Wrightsville Beach, NC. In 1897 in order to promote beach property and increase river passenger service, the New Hanover Transit Company offered ocean front lots in...
    • Wrightsville Beach. Atlantic surf and jetty.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches
    • Wrightsville Beach. Atlantic surf and jetty. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North Carolina Banks, a chain of barrier...
    • Richard Daughtry

    • Bookstores
    • Richard Daughtry in his bookstore, Old Books on Front Street, 22 N. Front Street. An institution in Wilmington, NC since 1982, Daughtry's Old Books on Front Street has survived several moves to its present incarnation at 249 S. Front. Daughtry is...
    • Jerry Brewer

    • Snake Handlers; Zoos
    • Jerry Brewer presenting a snake program. Jerry Brewer (1947- ) worked at the Tote-Em-In Zoo in the Myrtle Grove area of New Hanover County, NC as a teen, and operated the park himself from 1990 through 2003 when he closed the zoo due to difficult...
    • D. J. Peterson

    • Columbus County (N.C.)
    • Daniel Jerome Peterson (1944- ) in front of the Cheerful Hope Baptist Church in Columbus County, NC. Cheerful Hope Baptist church in Delco is the oldest active baptist church in Ransom Township, Columbus County, NC. The church was started circa...
    • Dr. Andrew Harriss

    • Harriss family, physicians, Obstetricians, Oakdale Cemetery
    • Dr. Andrew Howell Harriss, son of George Harriss and Julia Ophelia Sanders Harriss, was born March 7th, 1872 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He married Miss Mary Montgomery Wilcox Bolles October 14th, 1896. His grandfather, William James Harris was...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches
    • Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North Carolina Banks, a chain of barrier islands, which spans almost all of the North...
    • St. James Episcopal Church (Present)

    • churches, Episcopal churches, Wilmington
    • St. James Parish was established by the General Assembly of the Colony of Carolina in November, 1729. In 1741, the parish was divided, with St. James Parish on the East side of the Cape Fear River and St. Philip's on the West side. The construction...
    • James Goodnight

    • Goodnight, James Howard, 1943- ; SAS Institute; High schools
    • Photograph of James Goodnight at the World Economic Forum. James Howard "Jim" Goodnight (1943- ) is the CEO of SAS Instititute, the world's leading business analytics software vendor, located in Raleigh, NC. James Goodnight moved to Wilmington,...
    • Eliza Mumford Owen to James Owen, 1822

    • Owen, Barry, Milton, Ansoc
    • Page 2 of letter from Eliza Mumford Owen to her husband, James Owen, dated the Friday the 27th (either September or December, according to an 1822 calendar). Eliza writes from Milton, their family home, that she does not like to be separated from...

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