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    • Claude Howell

    • Howell, Claude, 1915-1997
    • Photograph of Claude Howell in his studio/apartment. Claude Howell (1915-1997) was one of North Carolina's premier painters. His paintings were mainly concerned with the North Carolina coastal areas, documenting the people and landscapes of the...
    • Alfred Moore Waddell

    • Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912; Legislators--United States
    • Portrait of Alfred Moore Waddell taken while he was the Mayor of Wilmington, NC. Alfred Moore Waddell (1834-1912) was born in Hillsborough, NC on September 16, 1834. After graduating from the University of North Carolina in 1853, Waddell was...
    • Hugh McManus III

    • Educators; New Hanover County (N.C.)
    • Head shot of Hugh McManus III. Hugh Forrest McManus III (1947- ) is a well-known and highly-respected educator in New Hanover County, NC. He has served as principal in several area public and private schools, including Cape Fear Academy, Hoggard...
    • James E. L. Wade Collection, 1917-1980

    • Wade, James E. L., -- 1889-1980 -- Correspondence; Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company -- History; Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen -- History; Wade Realty Company (Wilmington, N.C.) --Correspondence; United Service Organizations (U.S.) --...
    • This collection deals largely with James E. L. Wade’s involvement in the public eye in Wilmington beginning with his career as a city councilman and later as mayor of Wilmington in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The first box contains two folders...
    • Burett H. Stephens

    • Stephens, Burett H., 1874-1956; Architects--North Carolina
    • Photograph of Burett Stephens. Burett H. Stephens (1874-1956) was a prominent local architect who was originally a native of Ottawa, Canada. He designed many buildings in Wilmington, NC, including the Sunday School Annex for Grace Methodist...
    • Helen Willetts Donations, 1880s-1997

    • Harris family -- Correspondence; Carolina Yacht Club -- History; St. John's Museum of Art -- History; Cape Fear Garden Club (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; Pamphlets -- North Carolina -- Wilmington
    • This collection contains some family documents from the Harriss family including receipts and correspondence. The rest of the collection includes local Wilmington history pamphlets, booklets and miscellaneous items.
    • Wilmington, NC - Aerial view.

    • Wilmington, Aerial, Custom House
    • A panoramic aerial view taking in most of downtown Wilmington from the Cape Fear River to roughly Fifth Avenue, including a portion of Eagles Island on the west side of the river. Note the Coast Guard cutter docked at the Government Wharf at the...
    • Alexander Doak McClure

    • St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
    • Photograph of Reverend Alexander McClure sitting at his desk in the Manse of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. Alexander Doak McClure (1850-1920) was born in Tennessee. He attended Princeton University and Davidson College, receiving a Doctor of...
    • William D. Polite

    • Waiters
    • Newspaper photograph of William D. Polite in a dining room William Darnell Polite (1867-1953) was born in Charleston to slave parents. He worked as a headwaiter at some of the finest hotels in the south, including the Wilmington and the Orton in...
    • Rev. Dr. A. J. Wilson

    • A. M. E. Church
    • Copy of a black and white newspaper photograph of the Rev. Dr. A.J. Wilson. Rev. Dr. Allen Jeffrey Wilson (1870-?) was the pastor of several A.M.E. churches throughout North Carolina, including Wilmington's St. Stephen A.M.E. from 1913-1917. ...
    • Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood

    • Wood, Thomas Fanning, 1841-1892; North Carolina. State Board of Health; Soldiers--Confederate States of America
    • Studio portrait of Dr. Thomas Wood. Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood (1831-1892) was born in Wilmington, NC. Wood was a Confederate veteran of the Civil War, assigned to duty in the 18th regiment of the North Carolina Infantry, Company I, known as the...
    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Boardwalk, Concessions
    • Main boardwalk area, including concessions. Early auto and delivery truck. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made...
    • Archibald Ray Black

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Sheriffs; Teacher educators
    • Portrait of Archibald Black. Archibald Ray Black (1823-1889) was born near Point Caswell on the Black River in Pender County, NC. He was a teacher at many Pender County Schools including Rocky Point Academy, Willard and Point Caswell Academy....
    • Woodus Kellum

    • Public prosecutors; lawyers
    • Portrait of Woodus Kellum. Woodus Kellum (1878-1963) was born in Onslow county. He came to Wilmington in 1900 and briefly worked at the Consolidated Street Railway, Light and Power Company before joining the City Fire Department. While with the...

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