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    • Motor Corps

    • World War, 1914-1918--Women--United States
    • A photograph of women in the Motor Corps. The caption reads "Just a part of our Motor Corps, Wilmington North Carolina." Names included on the photograph, left to right: Fennell (possibly Charlotte), Dickinson, Lewis, Bluethenthal, Rankin,...
    • Ivey Hayes

    • Artists; African American artists
    • Ivey Hayes (1948-2012) was born in Pender County, NC. He earned a Master of Fine Arts from the University of North Carolina Greensboro and become a well-known and widely-respected artist in the Lower Cape Fear region. To earn a living, Hayes worked...
    • Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington

    • Compton, Spencer, Earl of Wilmington, 1673?-1743
    • Steel engraving of Spencer Compton. Spencer Compton, the first (and only) Earl of Wilmington (1673-1743) was elected to the House of Commons in 1698, and became Speaker of that House. He was First Lord of the Treasury under King George II, a...
    • Elijah Hewlett

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Sheriffs; Census takers (Persons)
    • Studio portrait of Ejiah Hewlett. Elijah Hewlett (1828-1919) was born near Masonboro Sound, NC, the son of John Hewlett Jr. and Ann Eliza Todd Hewlett. He was appointed Captain of the Masonboro Home Guard by Governor Vance during the Civil War....
    • NCRPC0848

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Miss Charlene Register, sponsor of the S.S. Game Cock, prepares to christen the vessel on May 26, 1944. Also included in the photo are representatives of New Hanover High School. Also pictured are Barbara Marshall (second from left); Betty Evans...
    • Wilmington Concert Association Collection, 1948-2005

    • Wilmington Concert Association -- History; Wilmington Concert Association -- Miscellanea; Columbia Concert Association
    • The collection contains a variety of papers relating to the administration of the Wilmington Concert Association. Meeting minutes, by-laws, financial records, member rosters, and correspondence are all included in the collection. The materials are...
    • Simeon Archibald Schloss

    • Theatrical managers; Theaters
    • Studio portrait of Simeon A. Schloss. Simeon Archibald Schloss (1865-1913) was born in Virginia. He was the son of Bavarian immigrants who owned several hotels in Raleigh, Salisbury, and Wilmington, NC. Schloss worked in a number of different...
    • Hardin and Northrop Family Papers, 1849-1953

    • Hardin, Mark Bernard, -- 1838-1916 -- Correspondence; Harding family; Northrop, Fannie; Northrop, William H.; Northrop family.
    • The Collection contains a series of letters transcribed from primary sources located at the Virginia Military Institute archives concerning Mark Bernard Hardin. Letters of correspondence with Mark B. Hardin range from 1849 to 1899, while letters...
    • Munds Drug Store

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    • Commercial building constructed as rental property for Solomon (1832-1904), Samuel (1837-1903) and Marcus (1843-1887) Bear, natives of Bavaria, Germany, and dry goods merchants. Remained in Bear family until 1985. James Dickinson Munds (1855-1893)...
    • GROW Collection, 1979-1998

    • Gay rights -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County; AIDS activists -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County; Counseling -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County; Gays -- Abuse of -- North Carolina; Lesbians -- Abuse of -- North Carolina;...
    • The Collection contains a series of letters transcribed from primary sources located at the Virginia Military Institute archives concerning Mark Bernard Hardin. Letters of correspondence with Mark B. Hardin range from 1849 to 1899, while letters...
    • 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...

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