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    • Bladen County Courthouse

    • North Carolina, bicentennial, government buildings, monuments,
    • A 2 story brick structure at 166 Couthouse Dr. ,Elizabethtown, the county seat. The front grounds has a granite marker with "the freedom bell" set into it with the inscription "in honor of Bladen County patriots: those who have served their country...
    • 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...
    • William D. Halyburton Jr

    • Halyburton, William; Medal of Honor
    • Army photograph of William David Halyburton Jr. William D. Halyburton Jr (1924-1945) was born in Canton, North Carolina and then moved to Wilmington. He went to New Hanover High School and is one of two Medal of Honor recepients from that...
    • Billie Ruth Sudduth

    • Sudduth, Billie Ruth; Baskets
    • Billie Ruth Sudduth standing next to one of her baskets on display. Billie Ruth Sudduth (1945- ) is a world-renowned basket maker. Her work has been displayed at numerous institutions, including the Smithsonian, the Mint Museum, and the Cameron...
    • Leon Brogden

    • Coaches (Athletics); High schools; Basketball; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Coach Leon Brogden watching the New Hanover High School Wildcats play. Leon Lafayette Brogden, Sr. (1910-2000) was a legendary and much-loved sports figure in Wilmington, NC. He coached football, basketball, and baseball for over 32 years at New...
    • Grace Methodist Church, 1888

    • churches, Methodist churches, Grace Methodist Church, Grace Street, 4th Street
    • Construction began in 1887 and was dedicated in 1890. Worship services were held at the Temple of Israel until construction was completed. In honor of the church, "Mulberry" St. was changed to "Grace" Street, in 1895. A new Sunday School Annex,...
    • Parade of Returning First World War Soldiers

    • First World War, 81st Division, parade, World War I, horse, horses
    • Crowds line the West corners of North Front and Princess streets of Wilmington, N.C., for a parade of returning First World War soldiers in 1919. The center displays a horse drawn vehicle draped with the 81st "Wildcat" Division banner. The 81st...
    • Dr. Avon Hall Elliot

    • Elliot family, Physicians, hospitals, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. Avon Hall Elliot, (1890-), was born in Manchester, N.C., September 29th, 1890. His parents were Johnathan Evans and Alice Hall Elliot. He married Miss Myrtle Elaine Vandegrift. His brother, George Douglas Elliot, was also a Medical Doctor...
    • Dr. Betty Jo Welch

    • Welch, Betty Jo Hyde; University of North Carolina, Wilmington; College teachers
    • Dr. Betty Jo Welch of the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW). Dr. Betty Jo Hyde Welch (1934-1987) was a well respected professor of Speech Communications at UNCW. She began teaching at UNCW in 1970 as the first full-time faculty...
    • Dr. J.W. Hooper, Sr. and Dr. Heber Johnson

    • Hooper family, Johnson family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Sr. (1887-1952) was born February 17th, 1887 in Baltimore, Maryland. He married Miss Louise Samllbones and they had a son, Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr., M.D. (Urologist). He was a practicing Physician from 1912-1952. He was on...
    • Dr. J. W. Hooper, Sr.

    • Hooper family, physicians, Oakdale Cemetery
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Sr. (1887-1952) was born February 17th, 1887 in Baltimore, Maryland. He married Miss Louise Smalllbones and they had a son, Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr., M.D. (Urologist). He practiced medicine from 1912-1952. Notables: Board of...
    • Dr. J. W. Hooper, Sr. (1887-1952)

    • Hooper family, physicians, hospitals
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Sr. (1887-1952), holding two babies in back of the main building at James Walker Memorial Hospital. Dr. Hooper was born February 17th, 1887 in Baltimore, Maryland. He married Miss Louise Smalllbones and they had a son,...
    • Exley Adelbert Corbin

    • Coaches (Athletics)
    • Exley Adelbert "Spike" Corbin watching the Beach Ball Classic in Socastee, SC. He was one of the judges picking players for the basketball tournament all-star team. E.A. "Spike" Corbin (1913-2003) was a high school administrator and beloved...
    • NCRPC0963

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • F.M. Rohrer; Miss Margaret Duffy, maid of honor; Godfrey MacDonald, passenger traffic manager; Miss Helen M. McGann, sponsor; P.F. Halsey; and W.S. McMahon prepare to witness the christening of the S.S. Santa Margarita on Mar. 1, 1946.
    • Boney Family Architects

    • Architects--North Carolina-- Biography
    • Family photograph of the Boneys. From right to left: Leslie Norwood Boney, Sr., Leslie Boney, Jr., William Joseph Boney, Charles Hussey Boney, Paul Boney in front. Leslie Norwood Boney (1880-1964) was a well-known and respected architect in...
    • NCRPC0927

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Gathered at the launching of the S.S. Velma Lykes on Mar. 31, 1945, were (left to right) Herbert L. Satterlee, grandfather of the sponsor; Miss Evelyn Rogers, grandaughter of Roger Williams; P.F. Halsey, vice president of NC Shipbuilding Co.; Tuny...
    • George  Hardee

    • Coaches (Athletics); High schools; American Legion Baseball; Wilmington (N.C.). Parks and Recreation Department
    • George "Buck" Hardee standing by the sign at the newly named Buck Hardee field at Legion Stadium. George "Buck" Hardee (1927-2005) was born in Whiteville, NC. He played on a Whiteville American Legion baseball team that went to the National...

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