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    • Bingo at the Moose Lodge

    • WIlmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, games, meeting halls, clubs, fraternal organizations,
    • Alva Corbett (left) and Gertrude Corbet (beside Alva) play multiple bingo cards at senior day at the Moose Lodge at 4610 Carolina Beach Rd. There are several other players at the table but they aren't identified.
    • Ural Alexander Underwood

    • Independent contractors
    • Portrait of Ural Alexander Underwood. Ural Alexander Underwood (1872-1948) was born in Gaston County, NC. At the age of 19, he started his own general contracting company and he quickly became one of the leading builders in North Carolina. In...
    • Joseph Marvin Feagle

    • Insurance agents; Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
    • Portrait of Joseph Marvin Feagle. Joseph Marvin Feagle (1887-1947) was born in Florida. At the age of 18, he became a school teacher and remained in the schools of Florida for fifteen years. In 1922, Feagle began a career in the insurance business...
    • 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...
    • Harry Zachary Holmes

    • Lawyers
    • Portrait of Harry Zachary Holmes. Harry Zachary Holmes (1901-?) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended both Wake Forest College and Columbia University, receiving two separate Bachelor of Laws degrees. Holmes then attended the University of...
    • Milford Gordon Welsh

    • Electric utilities
    • Portrait of Milford Gordon Welsh. Milford Gordon Welsh (1886-unknown) was born in Kentucky. He moved to Wilmington, NC in 1926 to take a position as Superintendent of the Gas Department at the Tide Water Power Company. Welsh was known as one of...
    • Frederick O. Stilling

    • Music stores
    • Portrait of Frederick O. Stilling. Frederick O. Stilling (1894-unknown) was born in Nashville, TN. He moved to Wilmington, NC in 1927 to become manager of the Stieff Piano Company. During his tenure with the company, Stilling moved the business to...
    • John Jay Burney

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; Lawyers
    • Portrait of John Jay Burney. John Jay Burney (1896-1955) was born in Bladen County, NC. He moved to Wilmington, NC in 1914 to accept a position as clerk in the accounting department of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company. Burney enlisted in...
    • John Bright Hill

    • North Carolina. General Assembly; Lawyers
    • Portrait of John Bright Hill. John Bright Hill (1897-1984) was born in Duplin County, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, receiving both a Bachelor's and a Law degree. Hill started to practice law in Wilmington, NC in...
    • Archie Seigler

    • Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; Dry cleaning industry
    • Portrait of Archie Seigler. Archie Seigler (1889-1970) was born in Dillon,SC, the first child born in the town. He joined his father's furniture business in 1905 and remained until WWI when he enlisted and was sent to France. Seigle endured...
    • Robert Merritt Kermon

    • North Carolina. General Assembly; lawyers
    • Portrait of Robert Merritt Kermon. Robert Meritt Kermon(1893-1976) was born in Acme, North Carolina. He was educated in the public schools of Wilmington and also attended Alderman Private School. Kermon worked as quartermaster of a steamer and as...
    • Harriss Newman

    • Lawyers
    • Portrait of Harriss Newman. Harriss Newman (1898-1954) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in public schools and attended Cape Fear Academy. Newman went to Trinity College for his Bachelor's degree and the University of North Carolina...
    • Oscar Andrew DuRant

    • City council members; Bridges; Businessmen; Brunswick County (N.C.)
    • Portrait of Oscar Andrew DuRant. Oscar Andrew DuRant (1862-1944) was born in Town Creek, Brunswick County, NC. He was educated in the public schools of Brunswick County and then went to work for his father's public grain mill company. In 1892 he...
    • Knights of Pythias

    • Knights of Pythias
    • Newspaper photograph of the Executive Council of the Knights of Pythias for the 1902 Carnival and Merchants Fall Festival. From left to right: Joseph T. King (1871-1920), Dr.Walter Curtis Galloway (1856-1938), Thos. D. Meares (1848-1927), James P....
    • Arab Shrine Club Fish Fry

    • fraternal organizations, children's burn center, charities
    • Shriner's fish fry, 4 men in line to get take -out boxes, all in work clothes with 3 wearing hardhats, first man in line has 5 to-go boxes, 2 Shriner's wearing fezzes, one looking toward camera and one leaning on counter with his back to camera, on...
    • Right Reverend Doctor Thomas Campbell Darst

    • Darst, Thomas C. (Thomas Campbell), 1875-1948; Clergy
    • Portrait of Right Reverend Doctor Thomas Campbell Darst. Thomas Campbell Darst (1875-1948) was born in Pulaski, VA. He attended Roanoke College and the Virginia Theological Seminary, graduating in 1902. He was ordained a deacon in that year and a...
    • Bellevue Cemetery Cleanup

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, cemeteries, graves, fraternal organizations, clubs
    • Eight members of Tau Kappa Epsilion fraternity, using a variety of tools, clean-up Bellevue Cemetery at the Millican plot and the Carrie Russ Mercer (inscribed "in loving memory of our mother, May 14,1891- May 1, 1987) tombstone. Area around graves...

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