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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • General John A. Lejeune

    • Lejeune, John Archer 1867-1942; Camp Lejeune (N.C.); Marines--United States
    • Portrait of General John A. Lejeune. General John Archer Lejeune (1867-1942) was the 13th Commandant of the U.S. Marines, from 1920-1929. He served in the Spanish-American War, the Philippine-American War, the Mexican Revolution, the Battle of...
    • NCRPC0826a

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the S.S. Edward B. Dudley on Feb. 13, 1943. Mrs. L.E. Keith (holding bottle), matron of honor Mrs. L.H. Flowers of Newport News, VA, and maid of honor Johanna E. Rehder (far right) wait for the launching of the 67th ship built by the...
    • 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. ...
    • 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. 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,...
    • Leora Hiatt "Billie" McEachern

    • Historians; Genealogists; Authors
    • Photograph of Leora Hiatt McEachern. Leora Hiatt "Billie" McEachern (1909-1982) was born in Sampson County, NC. She grew up in High Point, NC and moved to Wilmington, NC in 1951 with her husband. Billie was a significant contributor to the...
    • Dr. John Thomas Hoggard

    • Physicians; Board of Education; Wilmington College
    • Portrait of Dr. John Thomas Hoggard. John Thomas Hoggard (1879-1965) was born in Bertie County. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and received his medical degree at the Medical College of Virginia. Hoggard practiced...
    • 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...
    • F. L. Meier, Jr.

    • North Carolina State University
    • Head shot of F.L. Meier, Jr., used for his obituary in the newspaper. Francis Lemountte "Tanky" Meier Jr. (1922-2013) born and raised in Wilmington, NC. He attended Tileston and New Hanover High School, where he played on the tennis team. ...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • John C. Wessell House

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    • Prairie style house built for John Charles Wessell (1877-1960), physician and surgeon; and wife, Isabelle Struthers (1883-1962), native of Columbus County. The New Hanover County tuberculosis hospital was named in his honor for his long service in...
    • Fifth Avenue Methodist Church

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    • Neo-Gothic style church built for congregation organized in 1847 to serve residents in the southern section of the city. This building, which replaced an earlier wooden structure, was dedicated on September 26, 1890. The education building, erected...
    • Grace Methodist Church

    • churches, Methodist churches, Grace Methodist Church, 4th St.
    • Located at 4th and Grace Streets-construction began in 1887 the church 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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