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    • Admiral Edwin Alexander Anderson

    • Anderson, Edwin Alexander, 1860-1933; Admirals--United States; World War, 1914-1918
    • Portrait of Admiral Edwin Alexander Anderson. Admiral Edwin Alexander Anderson (1860-1933) was born in Wilmington, NC. He went on to fight in the Spanish-American War in 1898 and was promoted by an Act of Congress for his extraordinary heroism. ...
    • AIDS Quilt Displayed at UNCW

    • Art exhibits, UNCW
    • Volunteers prepare panels from the traveling Aids Quilt for display at UNC-Wilmington's Trask Coliseum Thursday afternoon. The quilt, made with panels that honor people who have died of Aids opened Thursday night. Crews worked worked most of the...
    • 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...
    • Arthur Bluethenthal

    • Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; France. Armée. Escadrille Lafayette; Football players
    • Photograph of Arthur Bluethenthal in uniform. Arthur Bluethenthal (1891-1918) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended Princeton University where he was a first team All-American football player in 1911. Bluethenthal joined the American Ambulance...
    • B. D. Schwartz

    • Wilmington College; City Council members; Legislators
    • Studio black and white picture of B. D. Schwartz. Benjamin D. Schwartz (1909-2001) led a long life of service to the citizens of the Wilmington, NC area. He was born in Poland and came to Wilmington with his mother and father when he was four and...
    • 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...
    • Billy Beasley and son planting trees

    • Trees; Wrightsville Beach (N.C.)
    • Photograph of Billy Beasely and his son, Micah, planting trees in a ceremony at the Wrightsville Beach Town Hall to honor the troops in the Middle East, and also the Fourth of July. Billy Beasley (1956- ) was the Parks Supervisor for Wrightsville...
    • 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...
    • Bland Simpson

    • Simpson, Bland; Authors
    • Publicity shot of Bland Simpson. Bland Simpson (1948- ) was born and grew up in Elizabeth City, NC. He has been a teacher at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill's Creative Writing Program since 1982, and was director of the program...
    • 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...
    • Catherine Kennedy Home

    • Women--Societies and clubs
    • Residents at the Catherine Kennedy home around Christmas time. In 1852 several Wilmington, NCladies came together to help the poor and elderly of the town, specifically women. The driving force was Catherine deRosset Kennedy (1800-1889), who led...
    • Charles P. Murray, Jr.

    • Murray, Charles P. (Charles Patrick), 1921-2011; Medal of Honor; High School
    • Photograph of Charles Patrick Murrary, Jr. at an award ceremony. Charles Patrick Murray, Jr. was a highly decorated officer serving in the U.S. Army. He received a Medal of Honor for his actions during WWII. He was a graduate of New Hanover High...
    • Cornelius Harnett School

    • schools, Cornelius Harnett School, James B. Dudley
    • The Cornelius Harnett School constructed in 1914, and located at 920 N. 6th St. It was named in honor of Cornelius Harnett, the revolutionary patriot. White children were educated there until it closed in 1942. It reopened in 1949 with an...
    • 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.

    • 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,...

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